Acupuncture is thought to have originated in China over 2000 years ago. In simple terms, when Qi becomes blocked or when Yin and Yang are not in harmony, an imbalance may occur which results in pain, discomfort and/or disease.
Michelle has spent many years practising acupuncture and often combines this with diet and lifestyle advice, nutritional supplements and/or western herbal medicine.
Acupuncture may assist conditions which arise during pregnancy such as headaches/migraine, high blood pressure, pelvic instability, hip pain, and anxiety, to name a few. It may also used to help prepare your body for labour.
Acupuncture may also help with issues such as anxiety, depression, insomnia and adrenal fatigue as well digestive conditions such as IBS, Crohn’s disease, gallbladder disease and G.O.R.D.
A typical acupuncture session can take between 45 minutes to one hour and involves the insertion of fine, sterile needles into specific points along the body’s meridians.