Side effects of Acupuncture

People who have come to us for acupuncture treatment often say they experience beneficial changes on top of those for the condition they came for.¬† Here are some of their comments. “I feel much more relaxed within myself” Most of us don’t give ourselves the luxury of relaxation without engaging in anything: mobile phone, laptop, Continue reading »

Acupuncture for back pain

A recent survey suggests that eight out of ten people will suffer from back pain at some point during their life. New scientific research shows that when certain acupuncture points are needled this triggers a hormonal response which affects pain patterns in the brain. These hormones, endorphins and serotonin have a soothing and calming effect Continue reading »

Stress and Anxiety

Today is National Stress Awareness Day. If stress is getting the better of you acupuncture can help. Stress and anxiety affects many people. Stress is usually used to describe a feeling that the demands made on people are greater than their ability to cope. People can feel overloaded, under intense pressure and very tense or Continue reading »

Migraine Awareness Week

  This week is Migraine Awareness Week. At Wellpoint we have treated people with migraines successfully, so they were able to go about their daily lives without the debilitating symptoms. We offer anyone who suffers from migraines a free consultation during the month of September, so come and find out how we can help. Please Continue reading »

Cupping therapy

If you are watching the Olympics you may wonder what those dark red rings on some athletes’ bodies are. ¬†These red ring marks are a result of cupping therapy, which is part of a Chinese medicine practitioner’s toolbox. So what is cupping? Cupping is a therapeutic intervention, often performed as part of a Chinese medicine Continue reading »