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Shoulder pain can be difficult to shift. Due to the highly mobile nature of the shoulder and the fact that the shoulder has less integrity than many other peripheral joints (ie the muscles of the area are primarily responsible for its integrity), there is increased risk of injury to the structures of the shoulder. The […]

Knee pain, arthritis, meniscal and ligament damage, what can be done. The knee is one of the largest and most complex joints in the human body. When it is damaged in either a traumatic way, for example in sport or by general wear and tear over time, treatment may be needed to improve function. The […]

What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is an therapy with origins in ancient China but slowly over time it’s success has moved from east to west. Treatment involves the insertion of very fine needles into specific points on the body called meridians. There are 365  points mapped along 12 major Channels. More than 1,000 points are found on your hands, […]

Acupuncture is one of the medical disciplines that make up Traditional Chinese medicine (T.C.M). It has been practiced in China for over 2000 years.  Since its introduction to the west acupuncture has grown in its popularity, Chinese research has shown it to be successful in treating many health conditions and giving drug free pain relief. For many […]