Latest News

The items below cover some of the latest news items involving the therapies and therapists at the York Clinic.

Does Acupuncture work?

To answer this question, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has published an NIHR “Signal” reporting on an NIHR programme of research led by our very own Clinic Director Hugh MacPherson, who is also Professor of Acupuncture Research at the University of York. Read the Blog here

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Ali Longridge’s Blog

Ali Longridge has written a Blog about how rewarding she finds treating low back and pelvic pain during pregnancy with acupuncture and how she works closely with her colleague Terri Willmott, who is an osteopath. Read her article at our Blog page

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Niall Walsh looks at fibromalgia after Lady GaGa speaks out about it.

Niall Walsh, who has recently joined our clinic, has written an excellent article about fibromalgia.  It is well work a look at it on our Blog site

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Morning sickness – not just the Royals get it!

Michaela Scott, a medical herbalist, who works at the York Clinic has written a Blog about the use of herbal remedies during pregnancy. Morning sickness – not just the Royals get it!  

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Ground breaking research into the long term effects of acupuncture

Ground breaking research into the long term effects of acupuncture

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Virtual Reality Therapy at York Clinic

Virtual Reality Therapy for Phobias York Clinic is now offering a new therapeutic approach to help people overcome specific fears (phobias) through virtual reality (VR) therapy. This therapy is a relatively new approach that makes use of the emerging technology of virtual reality to treat phobias and anxieties by exposing clients to potentially anxiety-inducing situations […]

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Two new Blogs at York Clinic Blog

We have put another two Blogs on our website. The first one is  about the benefits of acupuncture and massage during pregnancy. We have Ali, Amanda and Harriet qualified in acupuncture and pregnancy and Christine, Debbie and  Michaela qualified in massage during pregnancy. To learn more about the benefits go to our Blog page Our […]

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Transcendental Meditation Course

Join Chris for a Transcendental Meditation Course at York Clinic and York Natural Health  with the Meditation Trust this July 15th, 16th & 17th.  The course in TM is over 3 days it is easy, effortless & enjoyable. No concentration or control required & no emptying of the mind. For more info or to book […]

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Acupuncture as an intervention to reduce alcohol dependency

A new publication details a systematic review into the connection between acupuncture and reducing alcohol dependency.

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Hugh presented his recent research on acupuncture for depression in Denmark to politicians

On 9th December, Hugh presented his recent research on acupuncture for depression in Denmark to politicians and others at the Danish parliament building, the Christiansborg Palace. The meeting was sponsored by Denmark’s Health Protection Agency Council on Alternative Treatment. http://kamkonference.dk/

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