Dolphin Square SW1

The popular Calmer Clinics lunchtime seminars return on 28 March at 1pm, with acupuncturist Meike Rainbird-Chill

The popularity of acupuncture as a complementary therapy is growing, with more people discovering its benefits every year. However, as a part of the traditional medicine of China and South East Asia, acupuncture is often perceived as quite mysterious.

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The talk is aimed at those wishing to find out more about this ancient form of therapy. Following a brief introduction explaining the historical and cultural origins of Acupuncture, Meike will address questions such as:

  • How does acupuncture work?
  • What is an acupuncture point?
  • What is the meridian system?
  • What is the clinical efficacy of this treatment?

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Mieke is a qualified acupuncturist and a member of the British Acupuncture Council. Having initially trained in dance, she developed an interest in oriental concepts of health and medicine.

Following 4 years of study, Mieke graduated with a degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine: Acupuncture from the University of Westminster in 2008. She has worked for several years as a practitioner at the NHS run Gateway clinic, where she has gained experience in treating a wide range of musculo-skeletal and chronic pain-related conditions. Other areas of interest include women’s health including fertility related issues.

Our seminars are informal gatherings, so bring your lunch, questions and enthusiasm

For more details call 0207 798 8685

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