The World Health Organization (WHO) recently listed a total of four categories of diseases and disorders encompassing over 100 different conditions for which acupuncture is considered to be effective. These also include some typical conditions prevailing in the modern society such as allergic rhinitis (including hay fever), headache, back pain, insomnia, depression, etc.
At Natural Balance, our doctors are fully qualified and equipped with many years of experience in practising acupuncture in the U.K. as well as China.
Chinese Herbal Therapy
Chinese Medicine uses a large collection of other medicinal herbs including tree bark, flower petals and plant root. Adjustments are made to fit specific requirements of the patient depending on changes in the disease during the course of treatment, the strength of the patient and other factors.
Chinese herbs effectively target the underlying causes and seldom have any undesirable side-effects. It aims at restoring the physical balance, the balance between Yin and Yang. Our doctor will regulate your flow of Qi, blood and fluids. Weak organs will be strengthened and blocked channels opened.
At Natural Balance, our doctor is well versed with her clinical practice in treating a variety of diseases including some difficult and rare conditions.
Cupping is a therapy in which a negative pressure created through a jar or cup that is applied on local body surface to remove stagnation and promote free flow of Qi and blood, diminishing swelling and pain.
Cupping is a safe, non-invasive, and an inexpensive technique. It is capable of treating a myriad of conditions, such as cold & flu, upper respiratory infections, and problems of the internal organs.. Recently, cupping has been in the media for muscular pain, bone pain and spasms, particularly on the back and shoulders.
Ear Candle Treatment
It's made with unbleached cotton and 100% pure beeswax. Candles help remove impurities and avoid the build-up of earwax, which can result in complains such as buzzing, hissing and white noise, loss of hearing and a blocked-ear sensation.
Moxibustion treats and prevents diseases by applying heat to acupoints. The herbal substance used is mainly Moxa, which has unique warming/Yang qualities.
Applied mainly in the form of a cone or stick and on ginger slices, Moxa is used for pain and deficient conditions; its warming qualities enhance circulation to a particular area. It is clinically effective for common conditions such as: Acute and Chronic Pain (Frozen Shoulder, Back pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome), digestive upset (Diarrhoea, IBS), Women’s Disorders, and sexual function (Impotence, Decreased Libido etc.).
It differs from western massage in that finger and palm pressure is applied using a wide range of techniques. It stimulates Qi mobilization to regain Yin Yang balance in certain parts of the body.
The benefits of pregnatal massage include stress reduction, decreased swelling, relief from aches and the reduction of anxiety.
Reflexology involves applying pressure to certain points on the foot that correspond to organs and systems in the body.