Acupuncture in pregnancy

Here is Liz’s account of using acupuncture in pregnancy and also acupressure in labour. Please can you share your experience of using acupuncture in pregnancy? Sian Morriss’s treatments and advice were pivotal to our birth preparation and labour. I was recommended Sian by my hypnobirthing instructor as my baby was back to back. Sian turned … Continue reading Acupuncture in pregnancy

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

This is an interview with Laura, F., full time teacher in her 30’s, regarding abnormal uterine bleeding also referred to as unexplained uterine bleeding. This is bleeding which does not fit within the normal ranges or a menstrual cycle. Why did you come for acupuncture treatment? I care for treatment following seven years of attempted … Continue reading Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Acupuncture in Horsham

Horsham District was ranked 19 out of 250 districts in the 2016 annual Halifax quality of Life Index so understandably there is a lot of focus on quality of life and personal welling being in Horsham. Horsham district wellbeing  has a large resource of useful information pointing to ways in which you can improve wellbeing … Continue reading Acupuncture in Horsham

Acupuncture in Horsham

New to Hollytree Healing Centre, in Barns Green Horsham, Siân is an Acupuncturist, specialising in women’s health but also treats a wide range of conditions, including pain, insomnia, digestive issues and the abundance of symptoms produced by stress. Some people can be a little apprehensive about trying acupuncture. So they may be surprised that Siân … Continue reading Acupuncture in Horsham

Acupuncture for heel pain: what to expect

Heel pain or plantar fasciitis is a common foot condition, caused when the plantar fascia, a stretchy band of tissue important for maintaining the flexibility of the foot, is damaged and thickens. It is characterised by heel pain which gradually builds up and gets worse over time. The height of pain occurs when putting weight through the … Continue reading Acupuncture for heel pain: what to expect

Acupuncture to induce labour: what to expect

Acupuncture frequently appears on the list of things to try to encourage natural labour. But if you are an overdue mum and are considering acupuncture you may be interested to hear from women who have used it. I have asked three mums I have treated to share their stories. Francesca and Archie “I have used acupuncture … Continue reading Acupuncture to induce labour: what to expect

Acupressure for labour workshop

Learn how to use acupressure for natural pain relief in labour What is acupressure? Hello, I am Siân and I am an acupuncturist. Acupressure is the firm, constant application of pressure to specific points on the body. Having effectively used acupressure for pain relief in my own labour, and hearing the positive feed back from … Continue reading Acupressure for labour workshop

Acupressure for pain relief in labour

I decided to write this after just reading the news on Facebook of the long awaited arrival of my friend Katie’s baby. Having congratulated them I received the reply ‘Sian Morriss I don’t think we would have made it through the labour without those pressure points’. Acupressure is the application of pressure to specific points … Continue reading Acupressure for pain relief in labour

The qi reset button – Tai Chong

Did you know there are over 365 acupuncture points spanning from our heads to our toes? During my training we had to memorise anatomical directions like a taxi driver learns the knowledge. Points lie on channels or routes following anatomical pathways through muscle seams, curves in bones and dips between structures. You need to know … Continue reading The qi reset button – Tai Chong