A safe and effective complementary medicine; acupuncture works to help maintain your body’s equilibrium. It involves the insertion of very fine needles into specific points on the body to regulate the flow of ‘chi’, your body’s vital energy.
Some people turn to acupuncture for help with a specific symptom or condition. Others choose to have treatment to help maintain good health, as a preventive measure, or to improve their general sense of wellbeing.
Acupuncture is suitable for most people including pregnant women, children, athletes and older people. Many people come to acupuncture with a specific condition and others because they feel generally unwell without an obvious diagnosis.
For more information on how acupuncture could help you or to book an appointment visit www.yinyangacupuncture.co.uk or call Miriam on 07946 409703.
Further information can be found at the official NHS website.
A complementary therapy aimed at triggering the body's own natural healing energy. The body is 'mapped' on the feet, a reflexologist learns to locate and clear imbalances that are found in the corresponding reflexes on the feet.
In reflexology the thumb and fingers are used to press areas of the feet or hands, thought to be connected to organs, glands and other parts of the body. Reflexology may be beneficial to many conditions, helping to reduce stress and promote relaxation. People who have had reflexology report benefits, such as relaxation and reduced anxiety.
Conditions treated through reflexology include:
- Poor sleep
- Skeletal problems
- Pain (acute or chronic)
- Chronic fatigue
Further information can be found in this article published by the NHS: Reflexology
Indian Head Massage
A holistic form of massage aimed at maintaining balance within the body. 'Indian head massage is based on the ancient Ayurvedic (Indian) form of healing that dates back almost 4,000 years. It works the upper three chakras: Vishuddha, Ajna, and Sahasrara, and can be used for physical harmony, for healing, for vitality, and for good, old-fashioned relaxation.'