“Oriental Medicine is a system of health care
that alleviates many ailments of both body and mind.”

What is Oriental Medicine?
What is Oriental Medicine?
What is Oriental Medicine?
What is Oriental Medicine?

What is Oriental Medicine?

Oriental medicine aims to balance the chi or life force in the body and in so doing works on the principle that medical complaints may be addressed. Rebalancing the chi or life force energy results in feelings of wellbeing and relaxation, reducing stress and tension, and boosting the parasympathetic nervous system function of rebuilding the body.

Treatments include:

All these treatments can be applied to the body's meridian system and specifically the acupuncture points.

Acupuncture can relieve:

Scientific Evidence

The effectiveness of acupuncture is beginning to be recognised by such UK authorities as NICE particularly for the effective treatment of low back pain. NICE is the National Institute for Clinical Excellence and sets the standards for the NHS. For the latest news see our news and research page

It is important to see your GP regarding any health problem you have. Although he or she may well advise trying acupuncture for a variety of conditions, they can best decide if testing or screenings and or referrals are additionally required.

The Practice of Oriental Medicine:

Not all acupuncture is Oriental Medicine

Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Sports Therapists, Remedial Masseurs, etc. may use a limited form of acupuncture to treat specific localised symptoms. This should not be confused with Oriental Medicine as described above.