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Iyashi Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine

Healing In A Nourishing Environment

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is the insertion of very fine needles into specific spots on the body. Each of these spots on the body is called an acupuncture point, and each one helps to restore balance to the body in a different way.
Acupuncture is a very ancient form of healing that was developed by the Chinese some 2,000 years ago. It is an exceptionally safe and effective technique. It is not painful, more a unique experience. You may feel an assortment of strange sensations from acupuncture such as: warmth, tingling, heaviness, numbness, electrical type sensation, dull ache, travelling sensation or a muscular twitch or grab. 
I have been practising acupuncture for 15 years and have had the privilege to help clients with a wide assortment of health complaints.
Chinese Medicine (which includes acupuncture) works at the root cause of illness- or 'disharmony' as we like to call it, it is therefore a slower form of medicine. We try to help the body to repair and heal itself, not just provide temporary relief to symptoms.
Our focus is on maintaining well being and preventing serious illness. In fact in ancient times in China, the Yellow Emperor only paid his Physician when he was well! If he became ill, he had not done his job properly!
Chinese Medicine has its own unique diagnostic system which was developed out of the combination of Daoist and Buddhist philosophy. Our system is intrinsically holistic. Within our diagnostic system you cannot separate body, mind, spirit. They are completely interconnected, in fact you cannot treat one without creating impact on the other levels. This is one of my main attractions to Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture.