Sciatica

This condition is caused by either nerve root impingement and/or inflammation and causes pain and possibly numbness in the areas that are served by the affected nerve roots. Pain can be experienced in the back or side of the leg, right down to the foot or toes....

Acupuncture in Pregnancy

Some women have acupuncture throughout their pregnancy for morning sickness, heartburn, back pain or anxiety. If labour runs past the due date, acupuncture can be used to encourage labour to start. “I was over my due date by five days and after a painless...

Fertility

Many women are using acupuncture to increase their chances of getting pregnant, either by natural conception or by assisted reproduction therapy (IVF, ICSI and IUI). Research has established plausible mechanisms to explain how acupuncture might be of benefit by...

Women’s Health

Contemporary womanhood is full of fantastic opportunities but it can also present challenging demands such as juggling family life with work and keeping up in a fast-paced and competitive working world, with the pressure of earning enough money and having enough time...

Back pain

Back pain can affect anyone at any age and is the UK’s leading cause of disability and work-related sickness absence. Most cases of lower back pain are not caused by serious damage or disease, but by muscle strains or sprains, a pinched or irritated nerve, or minor...