Chinese herbal medicine, diet and lifestyle modifications are an important part of treatment in Chinese medicine. What you do away from clinic can be as significant as any acupuncture treatments you receive.  To benefit the most from your sessions with Suzanne, she strongly recommends you follow her advice about how you can help yourself. There is increasing research supporting the recommendations she gives.

The list below represents the types of conditions people have come to this clinic with. All of them have some level of scientific evidence associated with the treatment methods Suzanne uses and which can be referenced in this link.

  • Abdominal pain (in acute gastroenteritis or due to gastrointestinal spasm)
  • Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy
  • Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
  • Bell’s palsy
  • Biliary colic
  • Breathlessness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Cancer pain
  • Cardiac neurosis
  • Cholecystitis, chronic, with acute exacerbation
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Competition stress syndrome
  • Coronary heart disease (angina pectoris)
  • Craniocerebral injury, closed
  • Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
  • Diabetes mellitus, non-insulin-dependent
  • Dysentery, acute bacillary
  • Dysmenorrhoea, primary
  • Earache
  • Epidemic haemorrhagic fever
  • Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)
  • Epistaxis, simple (without generalized or local disease)
  • Eye pain due to subconjunctival injection
  • Female infertility
  • Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
  • Facial spasm
  • Female urethral syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia and fasciitis
  • Gastrokinetic disturbance
  • Gouty arthritis
  • Headache
  • Hepatitis B virus carrier status
  • Herpes zoster (human (alpha) herpesvirus 3)
  • Hyperlipaemia
  • Hypertension, essential
  • Hypophrenia
  • Hypo-ovarianism
  • Hypotension, primary
  • Induction of labour
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable colon (bowel) syndrome
  • Knee pain
  • Labour pain
  • Lactation, deficiency
  • Leukopenia
  • Low back pain
  • Male sexual dysfunction, non-organic
  • Malposition of fetus, correction of
  • Ménière disease
  • Morning sickness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Neck pain
  • Neuralgia, post-herpetic
  • Neurodermatitis
  • Neuropathic bladder in spinal cord injury
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pain in dentistry (including dental pain and temporomandibular dysfunction)
  • Pain due to endoscopic examination
  • Pain in thromboangiitis obliterans
  • Paralysis, progressive bulbar and pseudobulbar
  • Periarthritis of shoulder
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (Stein–Leventhal syndrome)
  • Postoperative convalescence
  • Postoperative pain
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Prostatitis, chronic
  • Pulmonary heart disease, chronic
  • Radicular and pseudoradicular pain syndrome
  • Raynaud syndrome, primary
  • Recurrent lower urinary-tract infection
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Renal colic
  • Retention of urine, traumatic
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Sprain
  • Sjögren syndrome
  • Sore throat (including tonsillitis)
  • Spine pain, acute
  • Stiff neck
  • Stroke
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
  • Tennis elbow
  • Tietze syndrome
  • Tobacco dependence
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Ulcerative colitis, chronic
  • Urolithiasis
  • Whooping cough (pertussis)