Additional Techniques

The clinic provides the following additional techniques as part of your treatment if they are relevant to your condition

Cupping: Glass, Bamboo or Vacuum cups are placed on the skin and the vacuum extractstoxins to the superficial layer. Mainly used for muscular-skeletal pain, cold and flu’s and cold syndromes.

Moxibustion: Extracted from the mugwort plant. Moxa as it is commonly called is used by
applying gentle heat to the acupuncture points. It is excellent for releasing and dispersing
stagnation in particular areas. Mainly used for cold syndromes, menstrual pain, general muscle
pain, urinary problems and arthritic disorders

Tongue and pulse diagnoses: used in conjunction with consultation to confirm and aid diagnosis.

Dietary and lifestyle advise: given from a Traditional Chinese Medical perspective.

Electro-acupuncture: very gentle electrical stimulation to the needles in order to promote muscle
strength and alleviate pain in the area. Mainly used for muscular-skeletal problems, can be used
for IBS and Bells Palsy.

Auricular acupuncture: Auricular (Ear) Acupuncture involves a main concentration of needles
to the ear. It is mainly used for Smoking cessation, Addictions and Anxiety.