Welcome to Health WorksHealth Works is a relaxing Acupuncture / Sports injury Clinic which is complementary and has an alternative approach based in the heart of Wolstanton Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire. It is within easy reach of the Staffordshire Moorlands, Stoke on Trent, Cheshire and Shropshire.
Susan Whitney Senior practitioner Lic.Ac. Traditional Acupuncturist and the proprietor of Health Works Having achieved BSc/MSc Degrees in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
- Fellow of The Institute of Complementary & Natural Medicine (ICNM)
- UK Representative of the American Liberty University (ALU)
- Fellow to the British Register of Complementary Practitioners (BRCP)
Acupuncture improving common arthritic symptoms which include:
- Joint pain, tenderness and stiffness
- Inflammation in and around the joints
- Restricted movement of the joints
- Warmth and redness of the skin over the affected joint
- Weakness and muscle wasting
Other studies have examined the role of electro acupuncture in treating skin conditions such as acne, renal colic, and acute nausea caused by cancer medications.
Electrical stimulation of acupuncture points activates the endorphin system, which could lower blood pressure and reduce heart disease.
Facial Revitalisation – applying ancient eastern techniques, facial revitalisation aims to restore tired looking or saggy skin, fine lines and other typical signs of ageing of the face.
Treatment is focused on addressing both the underlying causes of ageing through the use of carefully chosen body Acupuncture points together with facial massage or the insertion of small needles in the face. The effects of facial revitalisation treatment will be noticeable after 8 – 10 weekly treatments. Top up treatments are recommended every 3 – 6 months.
Auricular Theory - Auricular acupuncture protocol is used around the world to help people deal with and recover from substance abuse.
The NADA protocol has been shown in a variety of clinical settings to be beneficial in the process of detoxification from substance abuse as well as to help with the emotional, physical and psychological attributes involved in addictions.
Cupping is a technique that uses small glass cups as suction devices that are placed on the skin. The cups can be gently moved across the skin (often referred to as "gliding cupping). The suction in the cups causes the skin and superficial muscle layer to be lightly drawn into the cup.
Cupping is like massage but rather than applying pressure to muscles, it uses gentle pressure to pull them upward. For most patients, this is a particularly relaxing and relieving sensation. Once suctioned, the cups are generally left in place for about ten minutes while the patient relaxes