Frequently Asked Questions

General
Are you certified?
Where are you based?
How to contact you?

Therapy
Do you use more that one therapeutic approach during the session?
What does a typical session consist of?
How long is one session?
How many sessions do I need?
How often do I have to attend sessions?

Acupuncture
What can be treated with Acupuncture?
Does Acupuncture hurt?
Is it safe for everyone?
Are the needles sterile?

Tuina Medical Massage
What is Tuina?
Does it hurt?
Is it safe for everyone?
I'm pregnant. Can I still come for Tuina massage session?


General

Are you certified?

Yes, our practitioners are fully qualified and registered here in Ireland. Back to top

Where are you based?

We are based in Dublin 15 and Naas, County Kildare. For more information go here. Back to top

How to contact you?

You can find all the contact details here. Back to top


Therapy

Do you use more that one therapeutic approach during the session?

Depending on condition treated more than one therapeutic approach may be used to obtain maximum benefit from the treatment. Back to top

What does a typical session consist of?

For information on what to expect go here. Back to top

How long is one session?

A typical session takes from 50 to 55 minutes. Back to top

How many sessions do I need?

That depends on the health problem you are trying to resolve, your body's response to the treatment and several other factors including your age, physical activity, eating habits and lifestyle. While some people recover from their illnesses in only a few sessions, others may need treatment for several months. Please contact me to discuss the best treatment options to suit your individual needs. Back to top

How often do I have to attend sessions?

Again, it depends on the condition treated - how acute and how severe it is. Please contact me directly for more details Back to top


Acupuncture

What can be treated with Acupuncture?

Pain, stress, tiredness, health issues related to infertility... The list is long! For more information see the website section on Acupuncture. Back to top

Does Acupuncture hurt?

Acupuncture treatment does not cause pain. During a session patient might feel slight tingling sensation. Back to top

Is it safe for everyone?

Yes, if applied by a qualified practitioner. Acupuncture is suitable for adults, elderly and children alike. Back to top

Are the needles sterile?

Only fine sterile single use needles are used. Back to top


Tuina Medical Massage

What is Tuina?

Tuina is a medical therapeutical massage, please go here for more information. Back to top

Does it hurt?

Tuina is usually a gentle therapy but can go quite deep to achieve best results. It can be easily readjusted to patient's needs. Back to top

Is it safe for everyone?

Yes, Tuina is suitable for adults, elderly and children alike. Back to top

I'm pregnant. Can I still come for a Tuina massage session?

Yes, you can. Especially during pregnancy many women suffer from a lower back, pelvic and hip pain. Tuina has proved to be gentle and of an excellent longer lasting benefit in these cases. Tuina is also of a great benefit in calming one's mind and clearing of an excessive stress. This can help to free women's natural resources to prepare for more relaxed birth giving. Back to top