Entries by Neil K

Chinese Medicine For Cystitis And Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)

Infections of the urinary tract such as cystitis are not generally considered serious conditions, but can be painful and can have a big impact on quality of life, especially when they re-occur often. Luckily, Chinese medicine can help to both treat and prevent cystitis and other UTIs. Chinese Medicine For Cystitis And Other UTIs Chinese […]

6 Week Experiments: An Alternative To New Year Resolutions

I’m not a fan of New Year Resolutions, so this year, as every year, I haven’t made any. I’m trying something different instead…. I’m going to try a number of 6 week experiments. The idea is simple. Pick something that I think could be useful, helpful​​​ or healthy – or something that I’m not sure […]

Acupressure Treatment For Pain

Acupressure and tuina (the Chinese massage style which incorporates acupressure) have a wide range of uses, but they are both most well known for their effect on pain. In my Bristol Chinese medicine clinic, I frequently use acupressure/tuina for pain of all kinds, and find it to be very effective. So I thought I’d share […]

Money And The Modern Practitioner

You know what? I’m just going to say it: ‘MONEY’ IS NOT A DIRTY WORD! I believe that as a practitioner, you should be fairly remunerated for your skills. I believe that your practice should make a healthy profit and you should be able to support yourself financially. And you put a lot of money […]