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Paediatrics

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Chinese Medicine Treatment' on August 2, 2018

Acupuncture for Children?

Acupuncture for Kids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

According to a study by the Rush University Medical Centre in Chicago (Dec 2015), acupuncture is something parents should consider if their children are suffering from chronic pain. Children with various chronic conditions were studied to assess the impact of acupuncture on pain, nausea and quality of life.  The results showed "significant positive results both during and after sessions” for all three indicators.

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Acupressure for Labour

Posted in 'Fertility & Pregnancy, Chinese Medicine Treatment' on September 19, 2015

 

PLEASE NOTE : This was created as a guideline and a useful easy to use tool for labour, hopefully encouraging and empowering both the support person and the expected mum.

It is said that , "From a medical model, they can be viewed as promoting the release of endorphins, blocking the pain receptors to the brain, dilating the cervix, and increasing the efficiency of the contraction". (Debra Betts)


Please note that many of these points a

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What is Acupuncture?

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Chinese Medicine Treatment' on June 17, 2015

What is Acupuncture?

The word acupuncture is derived from Latin roots, with the Latin word acus means a needle and acupuncture means to puncture with a needle.

Acupuncture is an ancient science and art of healing. It is a method of treatment involving the insertion of fine needles into various points on the body to treat a wide range of illnesses and disorders.

There are over 500 acupuncture points, some 365 of which are located and linked on channels/meridians, along which energy,

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Acupuncture for headache

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Chinese Medicine Treatment' on May 19, 2015

What are headaches? What types of headache are there?

Simply defined, a headache is a pain in the head due to some cause. Headaches may result from any number of factors, including tension; muscle contraction; vascular problems; withdrawal from certain medications; abscesses; or injury.

Headaches fall into three main categories: tension-type, migraine and cervicogenic. Tension-type headaches are the most frequent. Patients who endure tension-type headaches usually feel mild to moderate pain

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