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

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

Reading Clinic extends services to include Acupuncture, Osteopathy and Reflexology

Reading Clinic Family Practice Established in 1990 the family run clinic of 18 Morgan Road Reading Berkshire RG1 5HG has offered osteopathy for the last 23 years. Situated within walking distance of the Royal Berkshire Hospital, University of Reading and Reading town centre it is easy to find with its red brick drive for off … Continue reading Reading Clinic extends services to include Acupuncture, Osteopathy and Reflexology