Acupuncture & Chinese
Geraldine McCarthy. SRN, RM, BSc. (Hons) Nursing, Lic, Acup
To book an appointment phone 087 9152787
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Geraldine is a fully qualified Acupuncturist and Traditional
Chinese Medicine practitioner.
She trained with the Acupuncture Foundation in Dublin. She completed
her clinical placement in Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese
Medicine in Nanjing, China. She has done further studies in the
area of female and male infertility.
Geraldine has over 30 years’ experience working as a nurse
and midwife in the UK, Australia, and Ireland. She also trained in
Family Planning and Natural Family Planning.
All clients are individually assessed using the principals of Traditional
Chinese Medicine and treatments are specific to each client.
book an appointment phone 087 9152787 or email email@example.com
is a tried and tested system of traditional medicine which has been
used in China and other eastern cultures for thousands of
years to restore, promote and maintain good health. Its benefits are
now widely acknowledged all over the world and in the past decade traditional
Chinese acupuncture has begun to feature more prominently in mainstream
healthcare in the UK, USA, Australia and Europe.
TCM takes a holistic approach to health and regards illness as a
sign that the body is out of balance. The practitioner will use
in identifying the precise underlying disharmony in selecting the
appropriate acupuncture points to restore balance and promote health,
There is an increasing body of evidence from Western scientific research
in demonstrating the effectiveness of acupuncture for treating a
wide variety of conditions. From a biomedical viewpoint, acupuncture
believed to stimulate the nervous system, influencing the production
of the body’s communication substances – hormones and neurotransmitters.
The resulting biochemical changes activate the body’s self- regulating
homeostatic systems, stimulating its natural healing abilities and
promoting physical and emotional well-being.
How does it work?
Acupuncture treatment involves the insertion of extremely fine
pre-sterilized needles into predetermined points on the body’s
surface to restore or maintain health. It can be used alone
or combined with other forms
The World Health Organisation (WHO) listed the following diseases
which respond well to acupuncture:
Acne, Allergies, Anaemia, Anxiety, Arthritis, Asthma,
Back pain, Bells Palsy. Constipation, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Depression,
Digestive and Bowel Disorders, Hay Fever, Hypertension, Indigestion,
Insomnia, Impotence, Infertility, Menopause, M.E. lack of energy,
Migraines and Headaches, Menstrual disorders, muscle and joint
problems, Oedema, Pain of all sorts, Palpitations, PMS, Rheumatism,
Sciatica, Sports Injuries, Sinusitis, Smoking Cessation, Stress,
Stomach Disorders, Tinnitus, Urogenital Disorders.