Acupuncture has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 8,000 years. Auricular Acupuncture is widely used throughout the United Kingdom to treat people with a variety of conditions. It is most commonly known for the treatment of smoking cessation, weight loss and drug misuse, and has been growing steadily since the 1970’s. It is now considered to be the standard acupuncture treatment for drug and alcohol addiction; however it forms the basis of a number of protocols used in the treatment of Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia and Pain Management. There are over 200 points in the ear but for acu-detox we focus on just 6 points to give the best support with withdrawal and cravings from drugs or alcohol. The shenmen, sympathetic, liver, kidney, upper and lower lung.
Some feedback from participants
Suffered badly from insomnia and stated that he often drank to aid sleep. Only slept effectively following acu-detox and for the next day. Reduced drinking significantly whilst having acupuncture.
Acu-detox reduced drug use significantly, became less anxious, reduced cravings significantly and improved sleep patterns.
Has assisted with feelings of anxiety, significantly aided improvement of mental health issues, able to relax more, reduced drug craving.
‘Felt relaxation come over me’. Felt that due to having acudetox, was able to discuss how drugs made them feel and how badly they wanted to stop using them.
Up to Febuary 13th 2018
45 individuals given to opportunity to try acu-detox
20 of those have had multiple sessions
114 people in total have had a session
58 sessions provided
We have two trained acu-detox practitioners who love to talk about the benefits of acupuncture. Tina and Clayton hold sessions on a daily basis throughout the week and can be reached on 01472 344118 for more information.