We would like to share with you our personal view, beliefs and approach about the research that is presented on these pages.
We both value the research of modern science and the many developments that have been discovered.
We also value the depth of wisdom and knowledge of traditional and classical five element acupuncture, which integrates the many aspects of body and mind.
We acknowledge the information gained from research, and we endevaour to use it where appropriate when meeting the needs of an individual who is suffering in health.
We hope later to share more information on the five elements of acupuncture.
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18th March 2020
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Since 1982 I have used a particular five element acupuncture prescription or point protocol for traumatised people. At the British Acupuncture Council 2016 conference traditional acupuncturist Naji Malak presented his work on treating PTSD, where he frequently used this acupuncture point prescritption on every PTSD client he saw.
However this treatment is not just for war veterans it can be used for many other people who have suffered some shock from an acute accident or repeated chronic trauma.
(2018) Acupuncture for treatment of persistent disturbed sleep: A randomized clinical trial in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury (mBTI) and post-
'Conclusion: Real acupuncture, compared to a sham needling procedure, resulted in a significant improvement in subjective and objective sleep measures for veterans with mTBI and disturbed sleep, even in the presence of PTSD. These results indicate that an alternative medicine treatment modality like acupuncture provides meaningful relief for a particularly recalcitrant problem affecting large segments of the veteran population.'
W.Huang,T.Johnson (2018) Acupuncture for treatment of persistent disturbed sleep: A randomized clinical trial in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury and post-
(2017) Needle Acupuncture for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) A systematic review
'Abstract. We found statistically significant effects in
favor of acupuncture (as adjunctive or monotherapy) versus any comparator for PTSD symptoms
(2016) Acupuncture for the Treatment of Adults with Post-
'Abstract. Seven RCTs with 709 participants met inclusion criteria. We identified .... significant differences favoring acupuncture (versus any comparator) at post-
Grant S. et al. (2016) Acupuncture for the Treatment of Adults with Post-
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