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Does it work for you? Acupuncture for runners

Posted by on March 3rd, 2010

Serious runners will leave no stone unturned in their quest for speed, and the latest trend is acupuncture to ease weary limbs, niggling injuries and post-race fatigue. According to the ancient theories of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is vital in clearing blockages and helping to balance the body’s yin and yang, as imbalances manifest themselves […]

Scientists find acupuncture can help to relieve chronic back pain

Posted by on March 3rd, 2010

Trials involving 638 back pain sufferers have suggested that acupuncture is successful in relieving discomfort, although how it works remains unclear.

Health and Saftey as a Whole

Posted by on March 3rd, 2010

Health and Saftey  the Welwyn and Hatfield Practice Over two million people in the UK suffer accidents at work every year, according to HSE statistics. A study by the labour force survey showed that this includes around 300,000 injuries which are serious enough to be reported, representing a rate of one serious work accident per […]

Latest guidelines for Low Back Pain

Posted by on February 24th, 2010

Government Body Recommends Acupuncture / Manual / complementary Therapies for Lower Back Pain? New draft guidelines on the treatment of chronic lower back pain from the The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommend the use of Manual therapies such as Osteopathy and physiotherapy  in the treatment of chronic lower back pain. Chronic is […]

Osteopathy at the Welwyn and Hatfield Practice ,What the Medics Think !

Posted by on February 24th, 2010

Media Comments “Manipulation provides better short-term improvement in pain and activity levels than other treatment options, resulting in higher patient satisfaction” Royal College General Practitioners “Spinal manipulation, in the form osteopathy followed by a programme of exercise, provides significant relief of symptoms and improvements in general health” Medical Research Council “Spinal mobilisation is more effective […]

Welwyn and Hatfield Practitioners A – Z Therapies

Posted by on February 18th, 2010

  Ever seen a treatment advertised and wondered what on earth it was all about? Don’t know your ayurveda from your zero balancing? Well here is your reference list for all things complementary. If you come across something we haven’t included here then please let us know and we’ll add it to the list. Enjoy! […]


Posted by on February 16th, 2010

                                                 Gp’s Prognosis resource / NHS / professional PATIENTS APPROPRIATE FOR  TREATMENT AT THE WELWYN AND HATFIELD PRACTICE Please take a little time to read the introduction  please call, email or add your thoughts through the news / forum section. The following  descriptions are simply for guidance. They are not an absolute guide and are quite possibly contentious. However, these subjective […]

Business and employee Care

Posted by on January 29th, 2010

Dear Business owner  The Welwyn & Hatfield Practice is one of  Hertfordshire’s leading complementary therapy practices.  We have  more than 30 years experience in  pain management, rehabilitation, providing  patient  &  staff  care for people of all ages. Our main aim is that   treatment experience at The Welwyn and Hatfield  Practice is second to none. We provide  Physiotherapy, Osteopathy, Tcm Acupuncture and Medical […]

Buying a pair of running shoes seems simple !

Posted by on January 20th, 2010

Keep on Running …………. Advice from The Welwyn and Hatfield Practice Buying a pair of running shoes seems simple ?, but next time give it a little thought and  a few considerations should be made. Your shoes are probably the most important clothing item to determine comfort, performance and will reduce the impact that sport […]

Acupuncture & Fertility Support at The Welwyn & Hatfield Practice

Posted by on January 19th, 2010

  Q My husband and I are about to go through our third cycle of IVF and I want to do everything I can to increase our chances of success. What are your thoughts on acupuncture? A The British Acupuncture Council (BAC) and The Welwyn & Hatfield Practice recommends that women trying IVF should consider fertility-focused […]