University of York becomes UK’s first university to appoint a ‘Professor of Acupuncture Research’ University of York has become the first university in the UK to appoint a ‘Professor of Acupuncture Research’ on its staff, after awarding the title to Dr Hugh MacPherson. Hugh initially trained as an acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine practitioner in the 1980s, […]
Rachael Hosker, aged 26, writes about her positive experience of having acupuncture treatment with York Clinic Director Hugh MacPherson for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). “After being diagnosed with IBS shortly after turning 18, I had tried all medication offered to me via the GP and had been self-medicating for over 8 years with Loperamide during […]
In a recent clinical trial conducted in the York area, acupuncture for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) was shown to provide an additional benefit over usual care alone. The magnitude of the effect was sustained over the longer term. Some of the acupuncture provided in the study took place at the York Clinic, and was led by acupuncturist and […]
NOVEMBER 22ND, 2011 15:30 Health treatments: what’s the alternative? By susidixon Reiki, acupuncture, hypnotherapy alongside or instead of traditional medication Do you want to beat the blues? Don’t just accept low mood, depleted energy or restless nights as your lot in life – take action! In my opinion, there are many ways to combat the […]
We really like this video – Acupuncture relieves menopause symptoms on ABC . Women talk about how acupuncture has helped their hot flushes on America’s ABC News.
We changed our name in the spring because many of the therapies we offer at York Clinic are no longer ʻalternativeʼ or ʻcomplementaryʼ but are integrated with mainstream health services. Counselling, psychotherapy and acupuncture, for example, are used by patients in both the NHS and private healthcare. In fact NICE, the National Institute for Clinical […]