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New Five Element Acupuncture Course

It’s here! Our new online acupuncture training course has launched today. The Five Element Acupuncture Theory online training programme is both devised and taught by my good friend and colleague Michael Baker. Michael is an experienced acupuncturist and lecturer. He was fortunate enough to study with Professor J. R. Worsley and his inspirational team at […]

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Cosmetic Acupuncture vs Botox

Cosmetic Acupuncture vs. Botox

More and more men and women are looking to keep their lines and wrinkles at bay, without resorting to the knife. But why should they choose acupuncture over the immediacy of BOTOX®? Also known as botulinum toxin type A, BOTOX® has been approved for cosmetic use since 2002. When it’s injected into the face, it […]

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Some Interesting Acupuncture Points

As part of my online course, students submit acupuncture points assignments following completion of each of the eight lessons. It has been my pleasure to work with some very accomplished and inspiring acupuncturists over the years and the assignments I receive from all of my students, whatever their acupuncture background, are always fascinating and interesting […]

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Needles for Cosmetic Acupuncture

Needles for Cosmetic Acupuncture

I recently received this question from an American acupuncturist who had read my book The Pocket Guide to Facial Enhancement Acupuncture and wanted to know why I specifically use plastic needles for cosmetic acupuncture treatments. Q. Is there a special reason you like to use the plastic handles or would metal handled needles do as […]

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Patient Safety

The training acupuncturists are given ensures that we take a thorough patient history before we commence treatment. This is also crucial when conducting a cosmetic acupuncture treatment and I provide a free initial consultation to determine whether someone is able to undergo the procedure and to describe what they can expect from a course of […]

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One Hundred Meetings

One Hundred Meetings or Upright Pillar, as it is sometimes known, is a great point for lifting, often used in the treatment of conditions such as prolapse. This is a point that I use in every cosmetic treatment exactly for those benefits of lifting.Paul — Post From My iPhone

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Surrounding the Dragon

This is a great technique for dealing with age spots or acne scars; you surround the area you are treating with needles pointing inwards, this directs qi and energy towards the offending area. After a few treatments you should find the condition improves. Paul — Post From My iPhone

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