Acupuncture Blog

Acupuncture for Women’s Health and Fertility

Acupuncture for Women’s Health and Fertility

Why can acupuncture be so important for women's health and for male and female fertility? Find out from this insightful interview with Clinic Director Jill Glover   As Alma Vale Centre celebrates its 21st Anniversary, it is a perfect time to find out from our...

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Covid Safety Moving into Autumn

Covid Safety Moving into Autumn

As we move into autumn, leaves turn golden and fall, our days become cooler and shorter, and coughs and colds become more frequent.   Covid, coughs, colds, raised temperature Current information on the Delta variant shows it manifests as: Headache Runny nose...

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Online Consultation

Online Consultation

Zoom consultations We offer live Zoom consultations before your first acupuncture treatment and for clients requiring Chinese herbal treatment. Your practitioner may contact you before your first acupuncture treatment, gathering pertinent details to enable a diagnosis...

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Acupuncture for Pain Management

Acupuncture for Pain Management

Pain can strike in many ways, and can have a huge impact on our lives. Acupuncture can help you manage pain, as Acupuncturist Kristy Perry explains   Pain management has been a large part of my practice over the years. Clients have come to me with a variety of...

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Covid safety protocols

Covid safety protocols

Welcome to Alma Vale Centre. We operate the following precautions to continue to maintain hygiene standards, reduce potential viral transmission and keep all of us safe and well.   Risk Assessment I have conducted an extensive formal risk assessment, as guided by...

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Acupuncture for Treating Teenage Anxiety

Acupuncture for Treating Teenage Anxiety

Adolescence can be a challenging time – acupuncture can help teenagers through this, including with depression and anxiety. Acupuncturist Tiffany Black explains how   In my acupuncture practice, I am privileged to hear many people’s life stories and what often...

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Autumn – The Season of the Metal Element

Autumn – The Season of the Metal Element

Energy from the metal element can help boost our immune system, allow us to prepare for the winter ahead, and give us strength to deal with grief through these challenging times – as Acupuncturist Julie Kelham explains   At the core of Chinese Medicine is the...

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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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