Acupuncture Blog

NHS Test Track and Trace

NHS Test Track and Trace

Recording your details and how your information is used. To support NHS Test and Trace (part of the Department for Health and Social Care) in England, I have been mandated by law to collect and keep a limited record of patients and visitors who come onto the premises,...

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Post COVID Return to Practise Protocols

Post COVID Return to Practise Protocols

Welcome back to Alma Vale Centre, we are delighted to be open again. We are resuming treatments with the following precautions, to ensure hygiene standards are maintained, reduce potential viral transmission and to keep all of us safe and well. Risk Assessment I have...

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Summer – Season of Fire Element

Summer – Season of Fire Element

In Chinese Medicine, Summer is the season of the Fire element – a time for expanding and growing. As we adapt to new circumstances with the easing of lockdown, now can be a great time for some acupuncture, as Julie Kelham explains     Fire element At the...

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Acupuncture Available For All From 6 July

Acupuncture Available For All From 6 July

Acupuncture is available again at Alma Vale Centre from Monday 6 July for all in-clinic treatments. This is in line with the most recent guidelines from UK government and our professional guidelines.   The stresses and strains of lockdown, and all it entails,...

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Pregancy and Pre-Birth Consultations

Pregancy and Pre-Birth Consultations

For treatment and support during your pregnancy and pre-birth, our acupuncturists and Chinese herbalists are here to help, as Jill Glover explains   Pregnancy Consultation & Coaching Dietary and Herbal advice to support your’s and your baby’s health in...

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Here to Help – E-Clinic

Here to Help – E-Clinic

With a heavy heart, as clinic director I’ve temporarily suspended the Alma Vale Centre practice for face-to-face consultations, due to Covid-19 precautions. All appointments until Monday 4th May are cancelled, and we will be in touch to rearrange when the situation...

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Acupuncture for Dealing with Grief

Acupuncture for Dealing with Grief

Grief, in all its forms, can be overwhelming. Acupuncture can help you process this difficult emotion, as Tiffany Black explains   Grief is an emotion we give little airtime to in our culture, possibly because we feel we can solve most situations. This can also...

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