Jill Shepherd

WHAT CAN ACUPUNCTURE TREAT?

The following is a guide to some of the conditions which are commonly treated...

GENERAL RELAXATION & MAINTENANCE OF HEALTH:

You do not have to be unwell to access treatment.
Many clients use acupuncture to maintain their equilibrium, and help them cope with the pressures and stresses of life.

PAIN RELIEF ~ FOR MUSCULO~SKELETAL CONDITIONS:

Helpful in the treatment of SPORTS INJURIES / RHEUMATISM / OSTEO~ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATOID~ARTHRITIS.
FOR ALL ACHES, PAINS AND STIFFNESS IN THE MUSCLES AND JOINTS THROUGH~OUT THE BODY: Neck, shoulders, back, arms, elbows, wrists hands, hips, legs, knees, feet.

EMOTIONAL CONDITIONS:

Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Panic attacks, Insomnia.

WOMEN'S HEALTH:

P.M.T. / Irregular, painful or heavy periods / Menopausal symptoms. Infertility (See section on The Treatment of Fertility.)

MEN'S HEALTH:

Male Infertility (See section on The Treatment of Fertility.)

HEAD / EYES / EAR / NOSE / THROAT / MOUTH:

Migraines and Headaches. (“Muzzy” head & poor concentration.) Visual problems~ Photophobia, Floaters, Dry eyes or Lacrimation. Ear~ache, Glue ear,Tinnitus, Dizzinss and Vertigo. Hayfever, Sinusitis, Allergic Rhinitis, Catarrh. Sore Throat, Tooth~ache, Gingivitis.

RESPIRITARY SYSTEM:

Recurrent Colds and Infections, Weak immune system, Asthma, Bronchitis, Catarrh~Phlegm.

CIRCULATORY SYSTEM:

High blood pressure, Tachycardia, Palpitations, Chest pain or Tight chest,
Poor circulation.

SKIN CONDITIONS:

Urticaria, Acne, Eczema, Psoriasis.

GASTRO~INTESTINAL SYSTEM:

Poor appetite, Acid reflux, Nausea, Belching.
IBS, Bloating, Rumbling,Wind, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Haemorrhoids.

GENITO~URINARY SYSTEM:

Cystitis, Thrush, Urinary frequency.

NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS:

M.E. (Chronic Fatigue) Multiple Sclerosis, Bell's Palsy.

ADDICTIONS:

Smoking cessation, Weight loss.

COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE ~ (FRA.)

An increasing number of people are using cosmetic acupuncture to refresh and revitalise their appearance. Besides treating the face, many body points are needled to address any internal conditions affecting the client's appearance. This holistic approach promotes health from within, besides enhancing appearance. (See main section ~ Cosmetic Acupuncture.)