• Herbal Appointment

    11 Aug 2017

    The process Your practitioner will take a history of your health, taking into account your symptoms and where they are in the body, the time of day they occur, and the markers used in TCM such as tongue colour, pulse, face shape, and energy flow. In some cases you will only need a herbal prescription and possibly diet and lifestyle advice, while in others acupuncture may be included as [...]

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    Use moxibustion safely and effectively Learn acupressure points together Relaxation and deep tissue stimulation Natural pain relief for labour and birth Includes notes and moxa Ideally, participation in the workshop should be at about 34-36 weeks, or 4-6 weeks before due date. It is designed to prepare you for the birthing experience and boost your confidence by providing many useful [...]

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    When undergoing ART / IVF, you will be very focussed on transfer day - it’s a big day - and it is very likely that the stress and anxiety of your cycle peaks at this point. So one of the chief goals of the pre-transfer acupuncture treatment is to get you calm and in a confident and positive place, both mentally and physically. Once you know your transfer time, we can book your treatment[...]

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    You will receive support throughout the whole ART / IVF cycle until the blood test after embryo transfer (ET). Your practitioner will closely review your health history and current situation before designing an IVF fertility treatment plan.  A simple treatment plan for a short IVF cycle may look something like this: Initial acupuncture treatment and prescribed Chinese herbs within 2[...]

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    Cupping and scraping techniques are two different but related techniques which are employed to purge the body of toxins and promote the flow of vital energy, Qi. In the caring and calm environment of Fairwater Health and Wellness, both treatments make for an enjoyable experience either by themselves, or in conjunction with other therapies the clinic provides. Cupping Cupping uses small specialised[...]

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    Your health history is comprehensively reviewed.  Your practitioner will create your personal treatment plan. A full acupuncture treatment is included and will likely also include some moxibustion and massage, and sometimes some cupping and scraping. Diet and lifestyle will also be discussed. Initial consultation duration approximately 100 mins Acupuncture and Acupressure 1 hour, [...]

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    Acupressure massage

    9 Oct 2014

    Acupressure massage is another method of encouraging the body to properly engage its own self-healing or regulatory mechanisms and is an effective form of stimulation that relaxes muscles. It helps to correct functional imbalances, returning the recipient to a more natural state of well-being. If done regularly, this method of self-massage can sustain improvement and minimise [...]

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    Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a comprehensive herbal medicine system that is used to diagnose and treat illness, prevent disease and improve well-being. It supports the energetic framework of the body to balance the flow of vital energy known as Qi ("chee"). If Qi is deficient, in excess, stagnant or scattered, then disease often follows. The subtlety of Chinese [...]

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    Acupuncture is a form of wholistic healing and health support with its foundations in ancient Chinese Medicine. The theory recognises illness or discomfort as an imbalance of a person's Qi (chee) or Life Force and this affects the body, mind and spirit. The process aims to rebalance this energy by encouraging the body to heal itself. Learn more about our acupuncturists here. How [...]

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    Moxibustion means the combustion of moxa. 'Moxa' describes the chalk-like cigar shaped compound of the Mugwort plant (Artemisia vulgaris). As the tip burns the moxa stick releases heat energy and a warm a smoky, spicy odour, which facilitates the expulsion of cold and dampness when held close to body channel points (see Acupuncture). More succinctly, moxa warms meridians to promote the [...]

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