Is a health care system that goes back over two thousand years; the focus of Five Element Acupuncture is on the individual, not on their illness, and all the symptoms are seen in relationship to each other. Each patient is unique; two people with the same western diagnosis may well receive different acupuncture treatment. This style of acupuncture can be very effective in helping anxiety, depression, migraine, high blood pressure, digestive problems such as IBS, diverticulitis.
Is a Western adaption of traditional acupuncture; the acupuncture techniques used are similar to those used by traditional Chinese medical practitioners but can be applied following a Western medical diagnosis. For this reason Western Medical Acupuncture is especially effective in pain relief for a wide range of painful conditions such as headaches, menstrual and menopause problems, back pain, sciatica, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, sports injuries and arthritic conditions.
If you’re looking for help and support with fertility problems, acupuncture can help. Alan is one of Scotland’s most experienced Five Element Acupuncturists in the field of fertility treatment. Whether your aim is to conceive naturally or whether IVF is necessary, acupuncture can significantly boost your fertility. Acupuncture works by stimulating your body’s natural ability to heal itself; hormone levels are balanced, blood circulation improves and healthy maturation of sperm/egg is stimulated.