Emmet Pl, Town-Plots, Kinsale, Co. Cork, P17 H589
& The Therapy Rooms,  Victoria Cross, Cork
(+353)  085 280 6810

About The Clinic & What We Do

Acupuncture

What is it?

Acupuncture is the insertion of very fine sterile needles into the body at specific location points. Acupuncture encourages the process of natural healing and improves the functioning of the body by unblocking the areas that have become stagnant through either stressful life styles or disturbed emotions that are cause illnesses in the body. Physical injuries or sport injuries can be due to our own imbalances when we lack confidence self esteem or can be too competitive or irritated leading to muscle cramps, sciatica, tendonitis etc.. Acupuncture helps to restore and re-balance our life in a natural way without the side effects of drugs.
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine originated in China over 3000 year ago. Acupuncture is becoming more and more popular in the Western world and is becoming the preferred method of healing for a number of ailments, treating, diagnosing and in some areas preventing illnesses. It is used a lot for pain relief and is normally why one seeks out acupuncture. It works along side other therapies including Western Medicine, Physiotherapy and other healing modalities.
Acupuncture promotes general wellbeing and keeps us balanced emotionally. It also boosts our energy and can be uplifting. It helps with sleep and relaxes the mind and body in a natural way and allows us to feel calm. Acupuncture used on a regular bases helps us to stay young looking and feeling good.

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture encompasses the whole person and treats the root cause of one’s illnesses.

About Irene

Working as a Mother, Teacher, Clinical hypnotherapist and having experienced the ups and downs of life, and my own health challenges, I found that ACUPUNCTURE was the one main alternative or complimentary therapy that put emotional, mental and physical balance back into my life. It amazed me how these tiny needles placed in ones body could subtly adjust those areas back into equilibrium, by unblocking stagnation built up, energizing and uplifting ones mood or reducing pain without the side effects of medication or just suppressing the symptoms for quick relief.

My fascination encouraged me to study Traditional Chinese Medicine. Twelve years ago I commenced my training in TCM, Acupuncture and Shiatsu in Australia and Thailand. One year into my training I had to return to Ireland. However, I was fortuitous to find an amazing teacher in Dublin, Dr Vincent Carroll, Director of Lansdowne College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. I studied there for a further 3 years to become a fully qualified Acupuncturist. My passion is to treat the individual not just their symptoms and to prevent illnesses occurring. Working in partnership with the patient to achieve the best outcome for their health and recovery.

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