Acupuncture Blog

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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Online Acupuncture to Stay Well During Lockdown

Online Acupuncture to Stay Well During Lockdown

How can an online session help me if you can’t put in needles? Even at a distance your acupuncturist can provide an effective treatment – Julie Kelham explains how   Feeling Overwhelmed, Anxious or Irritable? Problems with Sleep? Not coping? Ongoing Support From...

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Spring 2020 – The Season of the Wood Element

Spring 2020 – The Season of the Wood Element

As we enter Spring, book yourself into the E-Clinic for some seasonal acupressure with Julie Kelham to help harmonise your Liver and Gall Bladder energy   At the core of Chinese Medicine is the principle that nature is governed by Yin/Yang and the five elements,...

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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 a Good Night’s Sleep

Acupuncture for a Good Night’s Sleep

When worries come crashing in, sleep often becomes the first victim. But acupuncture is here to help – find out how from our acupuncturist Tiffany Black Do you find it hard to get to sleep, or wake with night sweats? Is your mind overactive and you wake unrefreshed...

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Summer – Season of the Fire Element

Summer – Season of the Fire Element

In Chinese Medicine, Summer is the season of the Fire element – a time for expanding and growing. So it is a great time for some acupuncture, as Julie Kelham explains   At the core of Chinese Medicine lies the principle that nature is governed by Yin/Yang and the...

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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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Acupuncture and Treating Anxiety

Acupuncture and Treating Anxiety

Julie Kelham gives us an insight into how acupuncture works to calm anxiety There is a complex relationship between the different associated patterns and causes of anxiety in Chinese Medicine. Emotional stress is an understandable main cause arising from a whole range...

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