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Working as an Acupuncturist. A change in attitudes. o       BMA Journal 1980 In an article entitled "The flight from science." It suggested aspects of alternative medicine "ought to be as extinct as divination of the future by the examination of a bird's entrails". o BMA Journal 1999

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A change in attitudes
A change in attitudes

  • o      BMA Journal1980

  • In an article entitled"The flight from science." It suggested aspects of alternative medicine"ought to be as extinct as divination of the future by the examinationof a bird's entrails".

  • o BMA Journal 1999

  • In a survey carried out by the BMA they found:

  • • 56% of GP’s regularly arrange CAM treatments for their patients

  • • 47% of those treatments are for Acupuncture

  • • 79% would like to see Acupuncture on the NHS

  • • 46% would like to practice Acupuncture themselves on their patients


An ancient art
an ancient art



Taoism

To understand the different philosophies you have to start at the beginning

Taoism

Aristotelian Logic


Perspectives
Perspectives at the beginning

a machine ?

a garden ?


Some conditions we treat
Some conditions we treat at the beginning

  • Headaches

  • IBS

  • Skin conditions, from excema to Psoriasis

  • Muscular aches and pains

  • Arthritis

  • Rheumatism

  • Structural problems: Bad backs, necks, hips, knees, feet

  • Accident victims

  • Pre & Post pregnancy

  • Menopausal problems

  • Infertility

  • Depression

  • ME

  • MS

  • Migraines

  • States of Anxiety

  • Panic Attacks

  • Stress

  • Alcohol problems

  • To stop smoking

  • Hayfever

  • Poor circulation

  • Insomnia

  • Stroke victims

  • Fatigue

  • Asthma

  • Tinnitus

  • High Blood Pressure


Pulsetaking

Our approach at the beginning

Pulsetaking

We assess the state of the body by determining:

Colour

Sound

Odour

Emotion


Yin yang imbalances
Yin & Yang at the beginningimbalances


Ke cycle

Sheng Cycle at the beginning

Ke Cycle

Five Element cycle


Techniques
Techniques at the beginning


Needles
Needles at the beginning


All the points on the body
All the points on the body at the beginning


Hegu at the beginningL.I. 4 Joining ValleySource point Entry point Earth pointheadaches, feversnosebleeds, sneezing, toothache, ulcers, mumps, lockjaw, tinnitus, arm pain, limb atrophy, painful tendons & bones, balances menstruation, promotes labour


Position of acupuncture in the uk today
Position of Acupuncture in the UK today at the beginning

  • 11,000 Acupuncturists in the UK today

  • 1 in 5 people in the UK use CAM each year

  • 72% don’t tell their GP’s


Archway house natural health centre
Archway House at the beginning Natural health Centre

  • Acupuncture

  • Aromatherapy

  • Chiropractic

  • Herbal Medicine

  • Sports Massage

  • Shiatsu

44 Coventry Road, Market Harborough

Tel/Fax : 01858 410820


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