Welcome to the Brighton & Sussex Acupuncture Childbirth Team (ACT Brighton & Sussex). We are a team of acupuncturists with expertise in obstetric and fertility care dedicated to enhancing the birthexperience using the wisdom and knowledge of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. We are available to attend births and provide acupuncture treatments throughout pregnancy as well as preparing women for labour and teaching acupressure techniques to birthing partners.
Rick has worked in natural health since 1997. He has a BSc degree from Edinburgh University, were he studied Psychology and Anthropology and a BSc (Hons) in Oriental Medicine from Brighton University.He is an experienced member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) and a Clinical Supervisor and lecturer at The International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM). Rick was attracted to Chinese medicine in 1993 when he discovered Tai Chi and Chinese philosophy.
Acupuncture works to help maintain your body's equilibrium. It involves the insertion of very fine needles into specific points on the body to regulate the flow of 'qi', your body's vital energy. Fora number of lifestyle and environmental reasons, qi can become disturbed, depleted or blocked, which can result in some symptoms of pain or illness. In certain instances, traditional acupuncture can be an effective therapy to help restore balance and promote physical and emotional harmony.
Working with acupuncture since 2001, offering traditional acupuncture for health and facial acupuncture for cosmetic and beauty purposes in Brighton and Battle, Sussex, UK. A complete health-caresystem which works to re-balance the energy circulation in your body thereby helping many conditions and improving quality of life.
Steve Crowley has used acupuncture & massage to help people in pain or suffering from health problems or fertility issues in Brighton, Fiveways, Hollingdean, Kemptown and Hove for many years. Peoplehave been using Acupuncture and Massage for thousands of years to help them overcome pain or serious health problems.
Since 2003 Dragon Acupuncture has led the way as the first multi bed acupuncture clinic in the UK. Over the eleven years since we opened we have developed as practitioners, broadening the range ofwhat we can offer as our knowledge of Classical Chinese Medicine and bodywork deepened. At Dragon we now offer a variety of techniques and approaches, working both in a group setting and on a one-to-one basis.
Ac, BSc Hons Acupuncture completed a three year Bachelor of Science degree in acupuncture at the International College of Oriental Medicine. As well as providing a thorough training in ChineseMedicine, the college also provides rigorous teaching in aspects of Western Medicine. This training has enabled Jo to understand health issues from both a Western and Chinese medicine perspective and successfully treat accordingly.
Acupuncture is one of the safest medical practises on offer in the UK today and is used by thousands of people as an effective way of improving their health. Whether suffering from physical problemssuch as a bad back, painful joints or reoccurring headaches, problems with poor digestion, menstrual or fertility issues, or even the inability to sleep at night, acupuncture has been shown to alleviate these issues and re-establish healthy functioning within the body.
Acupuncture is a system of medicine that has been used to restore, promote and maintain good health for thousands of years by Chinese and other Eastern cultures. It is considered beneficial to treat awide range of illnesses or symptoms, and also be used as a preventative measure to strengthen the body's constitution. Treatments assess the individual and stimulate points on the body which activate the body's own healing mechanisms, by addressing any energy (Qi) imbalances.
This year-long course, taught by some of the most prominent experts in the field, not only provided a comprehensive understanding of childhood illness and disease (from both the Western and Chinesemedical perspectives) but also provided the necessary practical skills required for the specialised treatment of children.