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Other Treatments

Moxibustion

Moxibustion is a form of gentle and relaxing heat treatment that can be applied in the clinic or by the patient in their own home environment. It is very effective for certain types of painful or inflammatory conditions.

Cupping

Ba Guan – Cupping therapy has been used in China for thousands of years. The earliest records of its use date from 28 AD. Cupping regulates the flow of Qi and blood by drawing out and eliminating pathogenic factors.

Prepared Herbal Prescription

Patent Herbs are premixed herb combinations according to traditional formulas. They are usually in the form of a pill, a capsule, or in a liquid. The advantages are that they are convenient, easy to take and inexpensive.

Dietary Therapy

TCM places a lot of importance on the type and quality of food we eat and our eating habits. How we eat is as important as what we eat. Food therapy is a vast area within TCM and each patient needs to be assessed individually.

Qi Gong

Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese method of nourishing your life by focusing on energy, intelligence and the spirit. Qi Gong methods are simple to learn and easy to practise. However, Qi Gong methods are never random.

Prescribed herbs

Prescribed herbs are mixed by the practitioner according to individual patient symptoms and diagnosis. Generally speaking they are more effective than patented medicines because they are tailored specifically to the individual. They are generally taken as a tea.

Testimonials*

Gerry is patient-focused and you get a great sense that he is really working to help you get sorted quickly. He gives great advice on how to manage your condition. He is always willing to help in an emergency.

D. Byrne

The results have been amazing and Gillian has been more or less pain free since. Any return of pain is immediately treated and eliminated.

Paschal And Camillus

Gerry’s approach has completely changed my attitude to maintaining balance and best health and I’m thankful every day for that initial recommendation.

D. Murphy

He has rescued me from the depths of depression and sadness on many occasions as well as dispatching many a pain and ache along the way

T. Guerin

I’ve found that working with Gerry he’s helped me to deal with both physical and emotional issues and I now consider acupuncture as a key part of maintaining my health and well-being.

M. O'Connor

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