AFFINITY ACUPUNCTURE KENT

ACUPUNCTURE & SHIATSU THERAPY

David Cogswell Bsc(Hons) Acupuncture,Li Ac, MBAcC,Dip Shiatsu

About David

David is a qualified Acupuncturist and Shiatsu Practitioner, with a BSc(Hons)acupuncture and a Diploma in Shiatsu. He is a member of The British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) is covered by full professional insurance and abides by their code of professional conduct and safe practice. He is committed to a program of continuing professional development (CPD) believing this will provide more efficient and effective treatment for his patients.
He trained at the renowned International College of Oriental Medicine in East Grinstead, now the oldest college in Europe specialising in Acupuncture. For his Shiatsu Diploma, David studied at The European Shiatsu School.
David has studied the concept of Qi for 20 years, initially through the practice of martial arts and meditation then later through Qi Gong and Tai Chi.

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a profound and ancient system of healing which stems from Chinese Traditional Medicine and has been practiced in the East for thousands of years. It regards the Mind, Body and Spirit in unity.
Acupuncture is founded on the principle that health is dependent on the state of our vital energy or Qi. Treatments are aimed at re-establishing the balance of the patient's Qi via the insertion of extremely fine, disposable needles into specific points on the body.
Originating in Japan, Shiatsu is a traditional Bodywork Therapy utilising a combination of massage and acupressure points. It is similar to Acupuncture and is a branch of Oriental Medicine.
David's studies enable him to address and treat a wide range of physical, emotional and psychological conditions, for example :
MUSCULAR-SKELETAL PROBLEMS

ANXIETY/STRESS/DEPRESSION

INFERTILITY & IVF SUPPORT

SLEEP DISORDERS

TIREDNESS

GYNAECOLOGICAL & MENSTRUAL PROBLEMS

MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS

DIGESTIVE PROBLEMS/IBS

HEADACHES & MIGRAINES

BACK PAIN/SCIATICA/KNEE PAIN

SPORTS INJURIES

Acupuncture for Low Back Pain, Headaches and Migraine
Acupuncture's ability to alleviate lower back pain, headaches and Migraines has been recognised by The Institute for for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). This is an independent organisation which provides evidence based guidance and recommendations for the NHS.

What is Shiatsu?                                                                                                           Don't like needles? Try Shiatsu. Originating in Japan, Shiatsu is a traditional bodywork therapy utilising a combination of massage & acupressure points.It stimulates the body's natural healing ability by applying gentle pressure to specific points on the body. When appropriate, more dynamic rotations & stretches are used to improve energy flow. Shiatsu is a deeply relaxing experience.

Fees

Initial Consultation+ Treatment - (1-11/2 hrs) £45
Subsequent Treatments - ( 1hr) £40
Some private health insurers cover the cost of Acupuncture treatment. Please check with your own insurer.

CONTACT

For an initial free consultation, to determine whether Acupuncture or Shiatsu would be suitable for you, or for bookings & enquiries :

01303 840355 or 07930 960720