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Acupuncture Awareness Week 3 – 10 March 2014

Acupuncture Awareness Week is supported by the British Acupuncture Council. This year the focus is on back pain. A study carried out by the BAcC shows that Britain is heading towards an epidemic of general back pain due to sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy habits. The study showed that 80% of back pain suffers admitted to lifestyle habits that put unnecessary strain on their backs.

Here are some of the results from the study of 5,000 adults

  • Almost half admitted to eating on their lap
  • 40% complain that they sit at their desk all day
  • one third admitted to slouching most of the time
  • 74% relied on painkillers rather than addressing root cause of problem

Many people find that they can reduce the amount of painkillers with acupuncture treatment as well as making valuable lifestyle changes.  Acupuncture not only helps with pain but as Chinese Traditional Acupuncturists we also treat the person as a whole. The emphasis is on the patient feeling the wider benefits.

Lower back pain

Man with back pain

As a special offer I’m offering 10% discount off the 1st consultation (excluding facial acupuncture) for those quoting WH2 for appointments made in March.

Furthermore to book and appointment or ask any questions call me on 07816 363313 or use Inquiry Form

 

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About the Author:

Maria McManus
Maria is a qualified acupuncturist based in Essex with clinics in Chelmsford and Maldon. For over 14 years she has treated patients for a wide variety of problems and specialises in infertility, pregnancy and pre-birth acupuncture, as well as advising on acupressure during labour.

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