"Comprehensive solutions for a wide range of conditions"

Traditional Chinese Medicine aims to treat the root cause of your problem and address it within the context of the whole body


How does Acupuncture work?

Acupuncture is the practice of inserting very fine needles into specific points on the body, the practice dates back over 2000 years and can be used in the treatment of a wide range of conditions (see below).

Nick commonly see’s patients with multiple concurrent health issues for which they have been referred to a number of different specialists and may be taking a number of different, sometimes contradictory medications. People are often left confused and frustrated with what’s going on with their health! Often without a coherent diagnosis or treatment plan and with feelings of being somewhat abandoned by the western medical system.

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Chinese Massage (Tui Na)

Traditional Chinese Massage (Tui Na) uses a variety of effective techniques to release the muscles, improve circulation and correct any postural misalignments in the body.

It can be used for a wide range of conditions and injuries from Back Pain and Sciatica to Headaches, Stress and Anxiety.

Tui Na Massage uses Deep Tissue Massage techniques and also includes bone setting, joint manipulations and Acupressure.

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Tai Chi and Qi Gong Lessons

Tai Chi and Qi Gong lessons teach sequences of slow, coordinated and elegant movements which are used as a focus for meditation and mindfulness. The aim is to achieve a whole body connection, integrating the physical movements with the breathe aiming for a singularity of mind and body.

Tai Chi and Qi Gong for Health

Exercises for specific Injuries and/or Conditions

Meditate and Quiet the Mind

Ranging from simple to challenging these profound exercises are thoroughly worthwhile to learn and can have a remarkably positive effect on the body’s health and mind.

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Learn More About Chinese Medicine

10 Tips for a Healthy Diet

What is a healthy diet? This is a surprisingly difficult question to answer! There is an incredible amount controversy about what is healthy for a human being to eat. The vast majority of research on diet and nutrition is funded by the food and supplement industry itself. They design their studies to show their products in the most beneficial light possible whilst discrediting the health benefits of their opposition’s products. This leads to a large amount of poor quality research that is deliberately manipulated and taken out of context....

How Does Acupuncture Work?

How does Acupuncture work? This is a question that is often not answered very well. In this article I will briefly discuss the Modern Western Science and Traditional Eastern Philosophy behind the practice of Acupuncture. The use of Acupuncture dates back more than 2000 years and has historically been used to treat a wide range of conditions. With its resurgence in popularity in the western world there is a greater desire to understand more about this ancient medical practice. .   How Does Acupuncture Work? The Western Understanding Acupuncture...

Living With The Rhythms of The Seasons

Living with the rhythms of the seasons is an often ignored aspect of modern Chinese Medicine. This is the idea of adapting ourselves and our lifestyles to the Earth’s natural cycles and the seasons. The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Chinese Medicine (commonly recognised as the key doctrine on the subject) emphasises living in a natural synthesis with the seasons as the single most important principle of health and healing. The reality is that modern lifestyles move us away from the movements and cycles of nature. Most of us live in...

The Daoist Influence on Chinese Medicine

The theories of Daoism remain to this day the underlying theories of diagnosis and treatment in Chinese Medicine. In this article I will briefly introduce and examine the theories of the San Bao (3 treasures), Yin and Yang and the theory of the Wu Xing (5 elements). The natural and holistic elements of Chinese medicine originated from the ancient Daoist’s observation of the changing energies within the human body and the outer environment. They examined and codified the patterns of movements they witnessed and based their practices and arts...

History of Chinese Medicine

The History of Chinese medicine was intimately connected with the Daoist and Buddhist traditions of China. Chinese Medicine originated from the ancient shamanic practices of ancient China and continued to develop in respect for those principles. The practices of the Wu Yi (shaman doctors) involved highly esoteric arts such as exorcism, healing, dream interpretation and spirit travel. Throughout the centuries these practices evolved into the highly sophisticated and documented system that remains to this day. The quintessential text on the subject of Chinese medicine was first published in the Warring...

An Introduction to Chinese Medicine

‘In the past people practiced the Dao, the way of life… They ate a balanced diet at regular times, arose and retired at regular hours, avoided over stressing their bodies and minds and refrained from over indulgence of all kinds… Because they lived simply these individuals knew contentment.’ These days, people have changed their way of life… They indulge excessively in destructive activities seeking emotional excitement and momentary pleasures, people disregard the natural rhythm and order of the universe.’ Taken from; The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Chinese Medicine (Neijing...