Longstanding pain can have a devastating effect
on a person’s life and conventional pain medication often offers only partial
relief. By addressing the root of the problem and thus the cause of the
pain, acupuncture can often provide deep relief and complete healing from
extremely crippling conditions. Using a variety of different techniques,
such as cupping, moxibustion and ear acupuncture the treatment can often
bring fast relief. Shion also has a particular interest in working with elderly
clients to improve their quality of life on a day to day and long-term basis.
She also worked in 2 GP practices for over 10 years, successfully treating
patients with pain (both acute and chronic) where orthodox treatment failed
to provide adequate relief.
In 1982 the British Medical association endorsed acupuncture to be a suitable treatment for pain and introduced it into the National health system.. Since then the World Health Organization has examined the efficacy of acupuncture for the treatment and of pain and found that it has "been proved through clinical trials to be an effective treatment" for