On its simplest level Acupuncture is based on an understanding of the body's vital energy, or Qi, how it flows and the factors and conditions that cause it to become out of balance. The stresses and strains of modern living can take their toll causing energy to become depleted, disturbed or obstructed leading then to pain, illness and emotional disharmony.
Needling, moxa and cupping are all used to encourage the healthy flow of Qi, restore balance and promote physical and emotional well being. That's why many patients also describe feeling generally "better in themselves" as a result of treatment.
Training, qualifications & experience
A member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC)
British Acupuncture Council
As the UKs largest professional body of acupuncturists the BAcC guarantee excellence in training, safe practice and professional conduct.
All members of the BAcC (MBAcC) have BSc or BA degree level training or its equivalent in traditional acupuncture, Chinese medicine, and western biomedical sciences including anatomy, physiology and pathology.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.