Acupuncture when pregnant

We often get asked can I have acupuncture when pregnant? Acupuncture, a non-intrusive intervention, is totally safe when you are pregnant. In fact, it can help with many pregnancy related issues such as sickness, heart burn, headaches, low back pain and sciatica, tiredness and also to help prepare for birth. A young pregnant woman recently came to Continue reading »

Plantar Fasciitis

“Acupuncture saved my life!” This was the first thing a patient suffering from plantar fasciitis exclaimed on his return visit. As an avid runner the pain in his toe  prevented him from doing his regular work-outs. Plantar fasciitis is a condition that affects the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue on the sole of the foot Continue reading »

Stay cool this Summer

  Summer is here and it’s sizzling outside. How to stay cool this Summer so you can enjoy it. Here are some tips.   Stay Hydrated Make sure you stay hydrated by drinking enough water when it’s hot. Our bodies consist for about 80% of water so regularly sipping water throughout the day is a great Continue reading »

Pulse Diagnosis

What is the pulse diagnosis for? One of the most important diagnostic tools of the acupuncture practitioner is feeling the pulse at the radial artery on the wrist. If you have had an acupuncture treatment you may not have been surprised when your practitioner took your pulse. After all it is common practice for GPs as a way Continue reading »

Why do acupuncturists look at my tongue?

Why do acupuncturists look at their patients’ tongue? One of the more unusual experiences for a person visiting an acupuncturist is the request, ‘would you please stick out your tongue’! The practitioner then proceeds to peer intently at the protruding appendage, perhaps nodding sagely to themselves, or even drawing a diagram of the said tongue Continue reading »

Wellpoint is four!

This June Wellpoint is four years old. It is quite a landmark for us at Wellpoint and a time to celebrate and reminisce. We do wonder where the time has gone. Although we opened 4 years ago, the vision of getting this clinic up and running took over 18 months before that and included the search Continue reading »

Acupuncture helps kids too!

A case from our clinic We regularly get younger people into our clinic and recently a nine year old boy came with his mum. He usually has hay fever from March til July and his symptoms had worsened as he also had a cold. His eyes and nose were itchy and his nose was blocked Continue reading »

Wellpoint Walk Sunday 17 April 2016 at 12pm

We are delighted to announce our Wellpoint Walk which Mike Gee, the well-known local walk leader, has arranged for us. We will take you on a delightful walk following a green route from our clinic in Finchley to Mill Hill. We will meet at Wellpoint Clinic, 69 Ballards Lane, N3 1XT 11.45am for 12pm start – Continue reading »

Sports Injuries

If you play sports regularly chances are that you may have had a sports injury at some stage. Or even when you have never held a tennis racket or golf club you may still have suffered a so-called sports injury such as tennis or golfers elbow. Injuries due to sports or repetitive movements are common, and we deal Continue reading »

Acupuncture for Fertility

There has been much comment in the press in recent years about the benefits of acupuncture for fertility concerns. The results of some research studies into acupuncture are very promising. There are many research studies that suggest acupuncture may help in various areas relating to fertility and conception. Research has been conducted into its use in the Continue reading »