Jamie Gisby

Personalised acupuncture has long term benefits for fibromyalgia

Spanish researchers have found that personalised acupuncture has long term benefits for fibromyalgia, providing pain relief and improved quality of life. What is Fibromyalgia? According to NHS Choices: Fibromyalgia, also called fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body. As well as widespread pain, people with fibromyalgia may also Continue reading »

Acupressure for cervical ripening

I regularly give acupuncture to pregnant women who are past their due date who want to avoid a chemical induction. The primary point pair we use to induce labour using acupuncture are L.I. 4 (Hegu) and Sp. 6 (Sanyinjiao). Now Iranian researchers have performed a study which suggests that massage at Sp. 6 may help Continue reading »