World Mental Health Day

I’ve used a lot of mugwort in my treatments this week, so this reference seems very fitting…

‘Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.’ (Albus Dumbledore from Harry Potter)

Approximately one in four people will suffer with mental illness at some point in their life. This means it’s likely that even if you haven’t been personally affected, you know someone who has.

Acupuncture can help with





Please feel free to message for further information. Let’s take care of each other and start looking after our own wellbeing.




Busy first few weeks at Essence Acupuncture!

It’s been a busy few weeks treating new patients at Essence Acupuncture. I’ve welcomed patients for acupuncture and massage, but also introduced and converted a few to the ancient Chinese therapy of cupping!

It’s fair to say I am enjoying putting into practice what I spent the last 3 years training to do. Later this month is graduation day!?‍? To celebrate, I have decided to extend my opening offer throughout October.

Please feel free to spread the word or send me a message if you would like to book an appointment!

Electroacupuncture for Knee Pain

Electroacupuncture performed on a patient today who is struggling with knee pain after a cycling accident a few months ago. The scar (resulting from the trauma) was also tested for blockages to healing and needled appropriately.

Acupuncture to Boost Fertility

Trials have demonstrated significantly better pregnancy rates for acupuncture than medication! The British Acupuncture Council believes acupuncture may boost female fertility by doing these key things:

Regulating hormone function

Increasing blood flow to the ovaries and uterus and helping to relax your muscles which can improve the chance of an embryo implanting

Tackling the causes of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) – a common cause of infertility

Generally helping to relieve stress and make you feel more relaxed

Infertility IVF (2019)

Cupping Appointments Available!

A lovely treatment and one that has so many benefits. The suction and negative pressure provided by cupping can

loosen muscles
encourage blood flow
sedate the nervous system (which makes it an excellent treatment for high blood pressure).
relieve back, neck pains and stiff muscles

It is also beneficial in the treatment of


1 hour treatment £45
Please message for more information.

More evidence for acupuncture as a treatment for lower back pain!

Are you struggling with lower back pain? Have you tried acupuncture? Attached is yet another study that adds to the evidence base on acupuncture for the treatment of lower back pain. Please feel free to message for more information.

Korean study finds patients over 60 who received #acupuncture for lower back #pain were half as likely to require #surgery than those who didn’t: Maybe time for a rethink @NICEcomms?