Conventional treatment of depression relies on the prescription of anti-depression drugs, such as Saroxat and Prozac, which come with many side effects. As there are many causes of depression, it is important to isolate the aetiology of depression and treat according to the symptoms presented. (Continue reading)
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Auricular Therapy or Auricular Acupuncture was pioneered by a French physician, Paul Nogier in early 1950's and subsequently developed by the Chinese acupuncturists. The treatments are carried out on the ear acupuncture points using various acupuncture modalities, including hand massage, ear pellets( or magnetic pellets)... (Continue reading)
The term sciatica describes a set of symptoms including pain, sometimes severe, in the low lumbar region of the back, and or the buttocks, hip and along the course of the sciatic nerve down the leg to the foot. It is most commonly the result of compression of the vertebral nerve roots of L4 and L5 or of S1, S2 or S3. The cause of the compression... (Continue reading)
Auriculotherapy is a term used to describe the treatment of pain, muscular skeletal disorders, and a broad range of medical conditions by the application of massage, low energy laser or acupuncture needles to specific locations on the ear. (Continue reading)
Scars improperly healed can constitute an impediment/blockage to healing. In fact they can be the whole cause of a metabolic dysfunction, pain, mental or emotional disorders. Always ask patients for any history of accidents, operations, tooth extractions (did they heal quickly?) cuts or scars.... (Continue reading)
Early references by Nogier and Bourdiol identify this point as the Reactional Brain (phase2) Point, an influential point of the corpus callosum. Various others have called it the psychic point, point recall, the psycho-analytical point, the past life point and the autonomic master point. Point R is found on the superior aspect of the tragus... (Continue reading)
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York & Edinburgh 2013 Seminar
Jim Chalmers will be hosting a seminar in Edinburgh on the 22nd & 23rd June (2013) and also in York on the 9th & 10th of November.
Take advantage of an early-booking offer while you can.