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"I had been suffering chronic pelvic pain for several years and needed large dose of prescribed pain killers each day, but the pain still persisted.

A friend suggested that I try acupuncture as a means of complementary pain relief.

I must admit I was rather doubtful whether acupuncture would work or not.

My doubts were soon swept aside after only a few treatments, with my pain to a level that I can function normally and also have a feeling of overall wellbeing.

I have a huge drop on my intake of painkillers which must be regarded as a good thing."

Ron Thomas


Traditional Acupuncture

It is the practice of inserting very fine sterile needles into the skin to stimulate specific points in the body to promote natural healing.

It is used to restore and maintain health by focusing on the improvement of the overall wellbeing of the patient rather than just the isolated treatment of symptoms.

What can acupuncture help?

Acupuncture can help with a wide range of conditions including:-

The World Health Organisation published a report in 2003 which listed these conditions where acupuncture was considered to be effective.