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A Short History of Acupuncture

The history of acupuncture is rich and varied and in writting this I hope to outline some current thinking intraditional chinese medicine...

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a painful condition that affects movement of the shoulder .Frozen shoulder is also known as adhesive capsulitis or...

Fibromylagia

Fibromyalgia, also called fibromyalgia syndrome, is a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body. Fibromyalgia causes...

Electroacupuncture

Electroacupuncture is quite similar to traditional acupuncture in that the same points are stimulated during treatment. As with...

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis involves damage to articular cartilage and other structures in and around joints, with variable levels of...

Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is characterised by pain and tenderness over the lateral epicondyle of the humerus. In the UK, the...

Acupuncture for Sciatica in Bristol

Sciatica is the name given to any sort of pain that is caused by irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the...

Acupuncture for Endometriosis

Endometriosis Endometriosis is a condition where the normal uterine lining (endometrium) begins to grow outside of the uterus. The...

Acupuncture and Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is extremely painful, I should know I have had it myself and you have my full sympathy if you are suffering with it ....

Acupuncture and Shoulder Pain

In this article I will show how acupuncture and soft tissue release (massage) can treat a range of shoulder related problems. Acupuncture...

The Story behind the heat lamp

The story behind the heat lamp is fascinating so I must share it with you. Early in 1970, physicist Mr. W.B. Gow was appointed the...

Is Acupuncture just placebo?

When people discover that I’m an acupuncturist a common question I get asked is “isn’t acupuncture just placebo?” The short answer is yes...

Acupuncture and Back Pain

The information here is intended as guide to help you decide if acupuncture may be a suitable treatment for your condition and will...