Charterhouse Physiotherapy, Pilates & Lymphoedema Clinic

Acupuncture and massage.

Acupuncture and massage.

This is an effective method used for pain relief and relieving tension and tight tissues. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is used, plus Western style acupuncture, where appropriate. The letter is used especially in Tigger Points, where the muscle displays a palpable and irritable spot, quickly relieved by needling.

Introducing Woman’s Health to our list of treatments. Caro and Elizabeth have long been interested in acupuncture and Woman’s Health, particularly in amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, Endometriosis, PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) and PGP (Pelvic Girdle Pain).

There have been numerous studies, RCTs (Random Controlled Trials) and even the strict Cochran Report that recommend acupuncture for these conditions. Safe, acknowledged and proven, these concur that needling on known sites is the way forward with good results.