Summer Lovin’

Summer Lovin’

Late summer is here, with hot muggy days and sudden afternoon thunderstorms. Late summer is considered to be one of five (not four) major seasons in the East, with this phase in particular associated with the earth element: as such, it’s a time of nourishment and nurturing. It’s the time of ripening before the harvest […]

Lets Talk about Stress

Lets Talk about Stress

In my years of practice one of the major things I’ve noticed is how busy many people are and how normal it becomes – until of course, they turn up in in my clinic stressed and anxious. Much of what we call ‘anxiety’ is actually stress – the constant go go go of everyday life […]

Pain Pain Go Away…. Yes Please!!

Pain Pain Go Away…. Yes Please!!

It probably wont surprise any of you to hear that pain the first reason most people come in to see me. Its the first reason most people book in with an Acupuncturist and the thing Acupuncture is best known for.  Theres a good reason for this: Acupuncture has been proven to perform equally and over […]

Chinese Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture and Immunity

Chinese Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture and Immunity

Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture have been used for hundreds of years to treat immune, lung and respiratory conditions of all kinds. From asthma to allergies, coughing, hayfever, and both resistance to and treatment of viral and bacterial infections (bronchitis, pneumonia, and the like). If you’re thinking ‘What? Wow! How can this be possible? And […]