General News Posts
Clinic closed for the time being to prevent spread of Coronavirus
Posted on 18th Mar 2020
Clinic Closure to slow spread of Coronavirus - As of Tuesday 17th March I will be closing clinic for the time being to help slow the spread of Coronavirus. For counselling clients, I will be offering counselling by Skype. I will be offering acupuncture appointments again whenever I deem it appropriate in light of government announcements as they happen.
Counselling in Berkhamsted: How Depression manifests in the language we use and how counselling can help
Posted on 7th Feb 2018
Recent research shows how the language we use and our emotional state are connected. Click here to read more, if you're looking for counselling in Berkhamsted or are seeking counselling for depression please feel free to get in touch.
Happy 80th Birthday Berkhamsted Chiropractic Clinic
Posted on 11th Jul 2017
On Tuesday 28th June Berkhamsted Chiropractic Clinic celebrated it’s 80th year in practice. This makes it the longest running Chiropractic clinic in it’s original premises in the UK.
What is acupuncture like? Patient experiences & acupuncture awareness week
Posted on 16th Jan 2013
All sorts of people have acupuncture for a great many problems, and yet there are many misgivings about what acupuncture involves. In a recent survey The British Acupuncture Council discovered that 21 per cent of the British public thinks an acupuncturist’s needle is as large as the needle used for an injection – something which is fortunately not the case.
Research shows yoga improves lower back pain
Posted on 1st Nov 2011
An article in today’s Guardian reports the conclusions of recent research showing that patients with lower back pain who had a 12 week course of yoga experienced greater mobility and pain relief than patients on current standard care. Benefits were also maintained even 9 months after the yoga was stopped, which could see yoga being recommended for patients with lower back pain and integrated into conventional care.
Research update: Tai Chi may be effective in controlling pain and improving function in Osteoarthritis
Posted on 27th Oct 2011
A systematic review and meta analysis of the effect of Tai Chi on Osteoarthritis has concluded the results as “encouraging, and suggest that t’ai chi may be effective in controlling pain and improving physical function in patients with OA in the knee”.
The science of positive thinking: A video from New Scientist
Posted on 19th Sep 2011
In an interesting article published online in the New Scientist, writer Jo Marchant explores the evidence for looking at how our mental and emotional activity affects our physical health.
Research update on complementary medicine
Posted on 10th Sep 2011
An interesting study has just been published through the Department of Economics at Tilburg University in The Netherlands about the cost effectiveness of complementary approaches to healthcare and the impact of their use on mortality rates.
News from acupuncture milton keynes: Insights into traditional techniques of emotional healing in China
Posted on 6th Jul 2011
Heiner Fruehauf is the Founding Professor of the School of Classical Chinese Medicine at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. Having delved deeply into Traditional Chinese Medicine and completed post doctoral training in China, he’s a great source of information, particularly about Chinese Medicine as it was practised outside of the institutionalised settings of Chinese hospitals and universities.