ENT Problems

Bell’s Palsy – Facial Paralysis This condition causes the eyelid and the side to the mouth to droop on the affected side. These muscles become weakened as no nerve impulses are reaching them. It can, in some cases be due to a virus. Electro-Acupuncture can...

Painful Disorder

Ankle Pain When acute, pain is often due to a sprain. A chronic pain may indicate arthritis. Arthritis – Pain Electro-acupuncture is highly effective in the treatment of Arthritis in its various forms. Treatment is based on the part of the body that is affected...

Abdominal Problems

The rectus abdominis are a pair of muscles lying in the wall of the abdomen passing from the pelvis up to the lower edge of the rib cage. These are often strained by over-use in training or possibly due to a direct blow or by lifting heavy objects. Injury may also...

Common Ailments

Arthritis & Gout There are two main types of arthritis: Osteoarthritis, which is due to more generalised wear and tear of the joint, and Rheumatoid arthritis which is a form of arthritis where the joints have become inflamed. In general Osteoarthritic pain will...

What is Electro-Acupressure?

Acupressure (from the Latin “acus”, meaning “needle”, + pressure) originates from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It is used in both alternative and complementary medicine in a similar way, and with similar principles to Acupuncture. It is based on the...

Nurses

Because HealthPoint enables anyone to use the principles of acupuncture, without the need for years of training, it is ideal for use by nurses. In the case of a general practice surgery, it is often the case that the practice nurse will use HealthPoint to treat...