Basic Ideas


Qi flow through meridians
Acupuncture Nomenclature The names of the meridians developed at a time when the anatomical knowledge was not well established yet. Extra meridians, whose functions were mapped out were given names that did not correspond to any known organ. For example the Triple Burner. Then meridians like the Small Intestine which […]

Acupuncture Meridians


stretching-up
One of the many functions of an acupuncture treatment is to find blocks in the deep inter-meridian channels and to clear them. These blocks can come back over time with life stresses and constitutional make up. I show patients how to keep the channels clear by specific stretches that are […]

Keep Meridians Unblocked by Stretching


graph cumulative effect
“How many treatments are required?“ This is a very common and valid question from a patient or a prospective one.  Yet it is quite a difficult question to answer because of the WAAUI effect (we are all unique individuals). But perhaps a way of answering the question would be to […]

Number of Treatments Needed



Seasonal-Changes
Once you start to get better, how you can continue improving and maintain a good level of health and well-being by having a treatment when the seasons start to change. My video below explains  how the seasonal shifts affect us. Video length: 10:36 minutes Suggested treatment months are: Autumn – […]

Seasonal Maintenance Treatment


pyramid_of_health
This article is looks at how you can get the most benefit from your acupuncture treatment. It also looks at the role that some aspect of your lifestyle plays when you are undergoing treatment. *This is a new, improved video, clearer and more concise.* Video length 3:40 minutes. Transcript of […]

Pyramid of Health