Acupuncture for Pain management.

Pain symptoms can be relieved by having a course of treatment with acupuncture and other modaltites of chinese medicine therapy. 

Both Acute or chronic - from migraines - back pain to sport injuries from tennis elbow to plantar fasciitis or tendon repair.

Helen performs an physical assessment which allows her to identify areas that are in pain - restricted movement and areas of tension.


Using a combination of acupuncture points both local and distal with the use of Motor Point and trigger points (dry needling). Helen will also use her knowledge of Master Tung, Dr tan's balance method and electro acupuncture.


Helen is trained to apply kinesiology sports taping to further assist with injury repair and healing.

It can help be effective for both sporting and non- sporting clients for rehabiliation and treatment.

“Chinese medicine is not just a collection of techniques but a comprehensive system of health care.” – Ted Kaptchuk


Cupping involves placing small cups on troubled areas of the body and creating suction to pull the tissue up slightly. This method of therapy help relax muscles and tissues, relieve pain, and trigger the body's natural healing processes.

How does cupping work?

The practice increases blood flow, loosens the fascia or connective tissue, in doing so is to stimulate healing.  The cups are often placed on the back, neck, and shoulders or the site of pain.

Cupping may cause temporary circular marks ( not bruises) with a little tenderness, the level of internal stagnation of which can be a postitive outcome, suggesting the treatment has successfully removed toxins and stagnation. 

What are the benefits?

  • Relief for back pain, neck pain, and tired, sore, overworked muscles.
  • Reducing anxiety and fatigue.
  • Improving blood flow and circulation.
  • Alleviate Period pain.
  • Relieving migraines, rheumatism, and even cellulite.
  • Help to alleviate symptoms of hayfever - coughs - colds and asthma.
  • Improving metabolism
  • Relieving pain and inflammation associated with some health conditions.


Moxibustion is a therapy in TCM for burning the herb Moxa to help prevent or cure disease. This herb can be applied near the skin - on a needle - or by using an instrument called a moxa box.

Before using this method of treatment I will discuss in detail why I think it is necessary and what for. Treatment will not occur unless full consent to do so is given.

Auricular Acupuncture.

Auricular acupuncture uses fine needles placed upon the surface area of the outer ear needles - pressed seeds, pellets, and ASP may be used.

In traditional Chinese medicine, auricular acupuncture is a microsystem of acupuncture that reflects the whole body onto the ear. 

It is a treatment that can be used separately or in conjunction with other therapies.

it is helpful when treating:

  1. Pain 

  2. Period Problems.

  3. Fertility.

  4. Detoxification 

  5. Addiction. 

Electro - Acupuncture.

Electro-acupuncture is where acupuncture needles are placed on the body and connected to a small device that delivers electrical impulses or currents to help alleviate and improve the client’s health and well-being.

It is helpful when treating.

  1. Musculoskeletal conditions.

  2. Arthritic-type conditions.

  3. Physical trauma.

  4. Fertility.

  5. Hormonal irregularities.