At Michelham Private Patients Unit it's not all surgical procedures. You can also enjoy a range of therapies and consultations that offer deep relaxation, advice and an array of health benefits. Everyone is welcome. They have carefully selected experienced, independent complementary therapists and health professionals to offer their services from within the comfort of Michelham.
172 million days are lost each year in the UK to sickness, costing the economy over £13 billion*. Minor ailments such as colds and flu are the most common causes of short-term absence followed closely by muscular skeletal problems such as back pain. One answer to reducing sickness levels is to improve general wellbeing. A quarterly seasonal tune up with an acupuncturist can help improve overall health by enhancing the body's immune system to keep illness at bay. A seasonal tune up can also provide a boost in energy levels, lifting mood and improving a person's sense of wellbeing.
The reader will probably be aware that periodically a news story reports that acupuncture has been shown to be successful for a certain condition, and then somewhere else it is claimed there is no evidence for acupuncture at all. How do we reconcile these positions?
If you are thinking of getting pregnant for the first time or planning to have another baby it is best to start getting your and your partners body into optimum shape and health at least 3 months before you are planning to conceive. This health and fitness programme should include stress reduction, stopping smoking and alcohol. Three months is also a good gap between IVF treatments. It gives your body a good chance to recover physically and emotionally.
The International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM), East Grinstead, is pleased to announce that we can now offer even more flexibility in your study choices. We realise that you often need to juggle your commitments to family and work at the same time as studying and want to offer you the opportunity to fulfil your dream of training to be a professional acupuncturist. From March you can study at weekends only.