Acupuncture with Lucy Clarke

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a broad and diverse treatment. The following pages provide further information on what Acupuncture is and the different styles of Acupuncture I practise. Find out about how Acupuncture works in the body to treat pain and promote healing and research for how and why Acupuncture works.

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What is Acupuncture?

Find out more about what Acupuncture is and how it is evolving. You can see what the needles are like and watch videos describing what it feels like. Find out from my patients about how many needles I use and where they are placed.

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How does Acupuncture work?

Find out how Acupuncture works in the human body and the mechanisms involved in repair and healing. Information here explains how Acupuncture effects pain sensors, blood circulation, fascia, muscles and organs.

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Can Acupuncture help me?

Acupuncture treats and supports a variety of conditions ranging from Musculoskeletal conditions involving pain and discomfort to support with named medical conditions. I work with patients during specific phases in life and also alongside conventional medical treatments.

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History of Acupuncture

Learn about the history of Acupuncture. Where Acupuncture originated and the system of medicine it originates from. Read how this ancient, traditional medicine was modernised and integrated into modern time.

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Acupuncture Research

Find links to Acupuncture research organisations; both Chinese and Western Medicine. The evidence base for why and how Acupuncture works is well established and these links will take you to research on the many different conditions acupuncture can treat and support.