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Frequently Asked Questions 2017-01-07T19:09:11+00:00
Prices 2017-02-01T19:16:36+00:00
Initial consultation for 1.15 mins £50 Subsequent appointments for 1 hr £38
Can Acupuncture help me? 2016-04-27T20:16:28+00:00
Ring me and we can have a chat about this.
Does my Health Insurance cover Acupuncture? 2016-04-27T20:15:40+00:00
Yes most health schemes now include acupuncture treatments in their policy document. It is advisable to check this with your insurance company first.
What should I do before treatment? 2016-04-27T20:14:57+00:00
It is best not to have acupuncture on a completely empty stomach. You should avoid alcohol immediately prior to treatment.
Should I tell my Doctor? 2016-04-27T20:14:15+00:00
If you are receiving treatment from your doctor then it is advisable to tell him or her about your plans to have a course of acupuncture.
What do the needles feel like? 2017-03-30T23:27:49+00:00
Acupuncture needles are extremely fine. As the needle is inserted, the acupuncture point can often feel warm, or glowing, which indicates that treatment is working.
What does BAcC stand for? 2017-03-30T23:29:12+00:00
British Acupuncture Council.  This is the umbrella organisation under which fully qualified Acupuncturists are registered in the UK. (See logo below). The BAcC ensures that all its members have an extensive four-year undergraduate training at specialist colleges. They expect all their members to maintain high standards of education, hygiene procedures approved by the Department of Health, follow strict codes of Ethics, Safe Practice and Confidentiality at all times. As part of maintaining our registration Acupuncturists have a mandatory obligation to accomplish a minimum 30 hours of Continual Professional Development (CPD) every year.
Is it Safe? 2017-03-30T23:31:06+00:00
There have been a number of surveys in the last few years which have shown that acupuncture is amongst the safest therapies in use in the UK today. It has fewer side effects and less adverse reactions than conventional medication.