Should Acupuncture Be Used More Widely in the NHS?

Should acupuncture be used more widely in the NHS? By Rachel Pugh, 13 october, 2015 Every woman needing pain relief while giving birth at University College London hospital (UCLH) is offered acupuncture, with around half of the hospital’s midwives specially trained to give the treatment. UCLH is far from typical in this respect, though: acupuncture is Read more about Should Acupuncture Be Used More Widely in the NHS?[…]

3 Great Reasons To Get Acupuncture This Winter

3 Great Reasons To Get Acupuncture This Winter By Jennifer Dubowsky, for tcm007.com 29th Bovember, 2015 1) Reduce stress – A cold winter could stress anyone and we all know that stress has a negative impact on our minds and bodies. Acupuncture reduces stress quickly and safely. 2) Prevent illness – Winter is rough, the Read more about 3 Great Reasons To Get Acupuncture This Winter[…]

Why Runners Should Definitely Try Acupuncture

Why Runners Should Definitely Try Acupuncture By Ashley Lauretta, for Women Running magazine 18 December, 2015 Acupuncture, the alternative medicine practice of sticking thin needles into pressure points to relieve pain. While most runners first thought is to visit a physical therapist to treat pain symptoms, acupuncture is a great way to relief general soreness Read more about Why Runners Should Definitely Try Acupuncture[…]

A Close-up Look at Acupuncture for Pain

A Close-up Look at Acupuncture for Pain By Liz Neporent, for ABC News 22nd April, 2014 A growing number of Americans would prefer to stop popping pills and avoid going under the knife to treat a bum knee, achy lower back or sore hip. Instead, they’re turning to the ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture to Read more about A Close-up Look at Acupuncture for Pain[…]

Acupuncture Relieves Insomnia and Extends Sleep

Healthcare Medicine Institute, 9th November, 2015 Acupuncture is an effective treatment for the relief of insomnia. Two independent research teams from the Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine found acupuncture over 90% effective for the treatment of insomnia. In addition, Li et al. found an important biochemical basis for the efficaciousness of acupuncture in the treatment Read more about Acupuncture Relieves Insomnia and Extends Sleep[…]

Why Every Busy Woman Should Try Acupuncture

Why Every Busy Woman Should Try Acupuncture By Renee Woodruff, for SHAPE magazine 20th April, 2012 When I found out my new health insurance covered twenty-five sessions of acupuncture treatments in a calendar year, I thought to myself, why not try it? I’ve always been curious about the benefits from this “alternative” form of healthcare. Read more about Why Every Busy Woman Should Try Acupuncture[…]

Acupuncture: A Powerful Form of Natural Healing

Acupuncture: A Powerful Form of Natural Healing By Matthew Bauer, President of the Acupuncture Now Foundation 18th November, 2015 “Acupuncture helps the body heal itself.” Most acupuncturists would no doubt agree with that statement but many take it for granted. Not fully appreciating this simple fact and how it impacts practice, however, is a mistake Read more about Acupuncture: A Powerful Form of Natural Healing[…]