South West Wales British Acupuncture Council Group

South West Wales British Acupuncture Council Group

I am really happy to announce that I am the co-ordinator of the South West Wales British Acupuncture Council group. What a lovely bunch of people and all dedicated to giving you the best that acupuncture has to offer! Members of the British...

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Happy New Year from Rachel Edney Acupuncture, Pembrokeshire

Happy New Year from Rachel Edney Acupuncture, Pembrokeshire

What an interesting year 2019 was! Every treatment has been rewarding and it is lovely to see you all feeling happier and healthier.

The highlights for me this year were writing the Scope of Acupuncture Report for the British Acupuncture Council which will be published in 2020. I feel proud to be able to spread the word on the huge body of scientific evidence backing up the effects of acupuncture. The election may have scuppered the report’s launch at Westminster but the new event planned in 2020 is very exciting … more news soon!

I also had the opportunity to talk about the evidence for acupuncture with a journalist and the article can be found by clicking here.

I enjoyed the British Acupuncture Council’s conference and topped up my ENT for acupuncture skills, as well as learnt how to use massage to boost fertility. Amazing stuff!

Finally, I have founded a group bringing together the most qualified acupuncturists in South West Wales. More news on this soon!

 

Acupuncture for back pain

Acupuncture for back pain

Acupuncture is more than placebo and there is a wealth of high-quality clinical studies that prove this. Acupuncture is effective in treating long-term pain and is effective in chronic back pain. Systematic reviews provide us with the highest...

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Health and wellbeing event Friday 20th September

Health and wellbeing event Friday 20th September

Come and say hello this Friday from 6.30 pm as I will have a stall at the marvellous health and wellbeing event being hosted by Neyland Rowing Club and Milford Haven Ladies Circle. I will be available to talk about whether acupuncture could help...

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Can acupuncture help bladder problems?

Can acupuncture help bladder problems?

Many people suffer from bladder problems that can lead to incontinence and it has such a negative impact on their quality of life. It might mean avoiding taking trips or visiting people in case you need to use the toilet repeatedly or feeling...

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Acupuncture for plantar fasciitis

Acupuncture for plantar fasciitis

What a lovely message from a patient who had received acupuncture to help with plantar fasciitis, which is very painful and can affect mobility. My client’s experience is backed up by what is seen in studies of acupuncture for plantar...

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Christmas opening times

Christmas opening times

I hope you and your loved ones have a wonderful Christmas full of joy and magic. I only have one appointment left on the 4th January but I am back to my usual hours in the week starting 4th January: Tuesday 9 am – 2 pm Wednesday 7 pm...

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Acupuncture can help with the menopause

Acupuncture can help with the menopause

Acupuncture can be really helpful in the management of menopausal symptoms and I see many women in my clinic who find they have fewer hot flashes and sleep better when they have regular acupuncture treatment. Current research supports my own...

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Anxiety and depression in teenagers

Anxiety and depression in teenagers

In September this year I had the opportunity to hear Rebecca Avern, an acupuncturist with a special interest in paediatrics, speak about the causes and treatment of anxiety and depression in teenagers. What did I learn that I can pass on to you...

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A day in the life of an acupuncturist

A day in the life of an acupuncturist

The work of an acupuncturist is interesting and varied and every day I see how acupuncture can make a positive difference to people’s lives. Confidentiality is essential so I have changed the names and clinical details in the cases below to...

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Acupuncture for pain

Acupuncture for pain

Chronic pain affects between one-third and one-half of the population of the UK. It can dramatically reduce quality of life and prevent people from working or enjoying an active life. Acupuncture is a safe, effective and evidence-based option in...

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