I originally worked in various branches of the National Westminster Bank Plc, my last position being at the Insolvency and Debt Recovery Department in Telford, Shropshire. Like many working mothers Iwas under a considerable amount of stress which eventually led to unpleasant and frightening panic attacks. My next door neighbour suggested I try acupuncture as she had found it very beneficial for her health problems.
John holds a 1st Class Honours Degree in TCM Acupuncture from the University of Salford, accredited by the British Acupuncture Association. He studied with the guidance of both Mei Xing and Lei Zhao,both experienced medical clinicians and illuminating mentors in their own right.
Acupuncture has been used successfully by a large section of the world's population for upwards of 3,000 years. Although its origins are ancient, it is subject to continuous review and is asbeneficial today as it was to the early oriental cultures. It is probably the most sought after complimentary treatment in the world today.
An invisible life force called Qi (pronounced chee) travels up and down the body in 14 meridians. Illness and pain are due to blockages and imbalances in Qi. Inserting thin needles into the body atprecise points can unblock the meridians and treat everything from arthritis and asthma to anxiety, acne and infertility.
I base my acupuncture practice in Shrewsbury, the county town of Shropshire, also within easy reach of Telford, Welshpool, Wem, Ellesmere, Church Stretton and the West Midlands. I am a member of theBritish Acupuncture Council (BAcC). All treatments conform to the BACC Code of Ethics and Safe Practice. Strict confidentiality and hygiene rules apply. I practice Classical Five Element Acupuncture which is based upon the theory that when the body is in balance everything works properly.
Martin Bailey worked as a Radiographer in the NHS for 15 years before training as an acupuncturist at The College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading, one of the foremost traditional acupuncturecolleges in Britain. Martin qualified in 2003 after three years training, involving some 1500 hours of academic and clinical experience, attaining the Licentiate in Acupuncture (LicAc) and becoming a member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC).
Oakwood Veterinary Centre opened in 1994 by Barbara Jones BVMS MRCVS VetMFHom to provide integrated veterinary care for pets. As well as conventional veterinary medicine and surgery with up to datediagnostic equipment on site, our vets also use complementary therapies including homeopathy, acupuncture, western herbal medicine, Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine, natural nutrition and dietary advice, flower essences, laser therapy and Reiki healing.
Thus, while greater activation to verum acupuncture in these regions may predict subsequent analgesia, PFC activation may specifically mediate reduced pain when stimulating distal acupoints. SimonJones is a Chinese medical practitioner specializing in classical Chinese medicine, helping you address most of your health challenges and enabling you to attain optimal vitality and wellbeing.
Liz started her professional working life in 1982 as an Occupational Therapist. She worked for several years in both health and social services and began to learn tai chi and chi kung, which kindledher interest in the world of Chinese Medicine. Liz then trained at the Northern College of Acupuncture for three years, in acupuncture, acupressure massage, and associated techniques, qualifying in 1995.