BA, BSc, MSc Lic.Ac MBAcC. MRCHM
Daniel holds a degree in Fine Art, a degree in Acupuncture, a Masters degree in Chinese Herbal Medicine and a diploma in Tui Na massage. He now teaches acupuncture techniques and clinical skills at Westminster University and works in private practice. He is a member of the British Acupuncture Council and the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine, organisations which maintain high standards of professionalism and safety.
About the herbs
Chinese Herbal Medicine works on the same diagnostic basis as Acupuncture. Its aim is to treat the presenting symptom AND the underlying cause by stimulating the body’s own healing ability. As with Acupuncture the process is one of looking for connections rather than reducing focus on a single symptom. With Chinese medicine several symptoms can have the same underlying cause, and therefore by treating this, several problems can be addressed with one treatment principle. The tradition as a whole places great emphasis on lifestyle management in order to prevent disease before it occurs.
About the Acupuncture
Acupuncture in the west is an alternative health-care system that can offer real relief for a variety of medical conditions. Chinese Medicine attempts to treats disease by re-establishing healthy physiology the normal flow of a healthy life. Diagnosis in chinese Medicine looks at all aspects of health and welbeing and sees pain and illness as signs that the body is out of balance. The overall aim of acupuncture treatment, then, is to restore the body’s equilibrium.
Age I Work With
Other concerns & issues I deal with
We use traditional Chinese style acupuncture on a western version of dry needling. Treatments in the Traditional Chinese Medicine style (TCM), according to TCM theory “are aimed to correct an imbalance in the flow energy in the body and to restore optimum health”. The western model uses the application of needles to stimulate the rehabilitation or help alleviate the symptoms of a specific structure such as an arthritic joint, muscle spasms, nerve pain, tendonitis, and other conditions.
Persistent lower back pain
Chronic tension-type headaches
Chronic pain, such as neck pain
Postoperative nausea and vomiting
Allergies, including hay fever
Fatigue, including fatigue in cancer patients after chemotherapy
Depression and anxiety
Digestive disorders, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Infertility and menstrual disorders
Concerns & issues I deal with
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
- Chronic Disease
- Lesbian Issues
- Manipulative Behaviour
- Memory Problems
- Mens Issues
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Terminal Illness
- Unresolved Issues
- Weight Loss
- Work Stress
- Dry Needling
- Back Pain
- Herbal Medicine
- Chinese Massage
- Tai Chi
- Acupuncture: £50/session
- Herbal Medicine: £50/session
- Acupressure: £50/session
- Chinese Massage: £50/session
- Tai Chi: £50/session
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