About Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Acupuncture

  • Modern studies and World Health Organisation publications
  • Personalised attention – tracking your exact needs as they change
  • A time efficient way to look at multi-layered problems
  • A go to for issues before and as they appear
  • Easy to do – no classes or belief system to sign up to
  • A regular time out from your stressful moments

Introduction to the evidence

  • The World Health Organisation reports and guides on this practice (1)
  • In 2008, approximately 1.3 billion Chinese public healthcare system outpatient visits used Traditional Chinese Medicine (2)
  • The UK’s National Health Service sometimes offers a complementary service  (3)
  • The British Acupuncture Council publishes factsheets on research  (4)

 A complete system with its own theory of:

  • What creates pain, emotional disturbance, poor sleep, poor digestion, difficulty focusing and more (including problems specific to men and women)
  • Methods for the body to readjust ‘back into balance’
  • Ways to cultivate well-being
  • Ways to feel relaxed yet focused at the same time

Characteristics of the Traditional Chinese Style 

  • A tried and tested system for at least 2,500 years
  • Studied for its effects on many problems
  • One of the most popular complementary therapies worldwide today

If you are not sure if Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture could help you, discuss your needs in complete confidence – 

Barcelona acupuncturist Ruth Westnidge:

call (+34) 662 260 128

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Reference:

1. World Health Organisation. ‘Acupuncture: Review and Analysis Of Reports On Controlled Clinical Trials’. Available for download online at:
https://www.acupuncture.org.uk/public-content/public-traditional-acupuncture/4026-who-list-of-conditions.html
2. Xu, J. & Yang, Y. (2009). ‘Traditional Chinese Medicine In The Chinese Health Care System’. Health Policy. 90, p.133-139.
3. National Health Service (UK), [2016]. ‘Acupuncture’. [online]. Available at:
 https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/acupuncture/
4. British Acupuncture Council. (2018). ‘Research Fact Sheets’. Available at:
https://www.acupuncture.org.uk/category/a-to-z-of-conditions/a-to-z-of-conditions.html
 

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