Lyn qualified from the Northern College of Acupuncture in York and has been practicing Acupuncture since 2002 predominantly Traditional Chinese Medicine. She treats a wide range of problems and has completed a Master of Science Degree and clinical study of Traditional Acupuncture and its perceived changes experienced by people with Multiple Sclerosis. She has been a Lecturer and Final Year Course Leader at the Northern College of Acupuncture in York since 2007. Her previous degree was in Physical Education, Studying exercise Physiology. She has studied with a number of contemporary masters in Qi Gong and Tai Chi Chuan. Lyn is also studying the medicine traditions of the people of North America and Japanese Buddhist disciplines.
Acupuncture is widely considered to be beneficial for a range of illnesses and symptoms from clearly defined complaints such as headaches, vomiting, neck ache, and back, arthritic and dental pain, through to more general feelings of ill health such as nausea or low energy. Conditions commonly treated fall into the following categories of disorder: eye, ear, nose and throat; circulatory; gastrointestinal; gynaecological; genito-urinary; immune; musculoskeletal; neurological; respiratory; emotional and psychological and also addiction. Many women choose to have acupuncture throughout pregnancy and childbirth. In addition, Acupuncture is increasingly used by couples dealing with problems of fertility or to support IVF treatment. For further information: http://www.acupuncture.org.uk/acupuncture/acupuncture.html
Acupuncture as an accepted therapy
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) both now accept Acupuncture as an effective treatment for back and joint problems, specifically back and knee pain and also migraine and dental pain. There are also a number of research trials in progress assessing the effectiveness of acupuncture with other health problems such as depression and assisted fertility. Further evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture for a wide variety of conditions may be found at: http://www.acupuncture.org.uk/category/a-to-z-of-conditions/a-to-z-of-conditions.html