Chinese Medicine takes a holistic approach to health. The treatment is focused on the whole person rather than the disease, therefore, in our initial consultation, a thorough questionnaire, careful observation and palpation (if relevant to diagnosis), in addition to feeling the pulse and looking at the tongue are carried out. In Chinese medicine, each person is unique, so treatments are tailored to suit each one of us
Acupuncture is a gentle and effective treatment, the needles are single use, sterile and extremely fine so there is usually little or no discomfort on insertion. Patients usually experience a feeling of relaxation during the treatment.
It is a form of therapy in which a warming herb is applied directly or indirectly to acupuncture points. The heat from the herbs penetrates the skin improving circulation and invigorating blood. This therapy is used to warm the body and expel coldness. It helps to bring the body into balance and ensure a consistent flow of qi.