Friday, 25 May 2018
Private Acupuncture

Acupuncture in Park Lane Medical Practice

Acupuncture is a medical technique used to treat a wide variety of conditions.

What sorts of conditions respond to acupuncture?

Painful Conditions

Acupuncture is effective in a wide range of painful conditions and is commonly used to treat musculoskeltal pain; eg back, shoulder, neck and leg pain.

It has been successfully used to treat headaches, migraines, trapped nerves, chronic muscle strains and various kinds of rheumatic and arthritic pain.

Some other situations in which acupuncture might be used

Functional bowel or bladder problems such as IBS or irritable bladder, and even mild forms of urinary incontinence.

Allergies such as hayfever, perennial allergic rhinitis, and some types of allergic rashes such as urticaria or prickly heat

Some other skin problems such as discrete rashes and ulcers, pruritus (itching), and some forms of dermatitis

Sinus problems and chronic catarrh

Dry mouth and eyes

Stopping smoking

Menstrual and menopausal symptoms

This is not a complete list and many other conditions have been treated with acupuncture.

SERVICES

There are two GPs (Dr N Callen and Dr. D Lloyds) in Park Lane Medical Practice who have attended the foundation training course in acupuncture run by the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS). they are able to treat a wide range of conditions with acupuncture, within the surgery setting.

We comply with BMAS guidance relating to acupuncture-

1. Access to an orthodox medical diagnosis

2. Current membership of a recognised statutory regulatory body

3. Medical indemnity cover

4. Hepatitis B immunisation

 
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