Acupuncture can help alleviate
side effects & promote healing
Acupuncture complements your medical treatment, providing support for you before, during and after it finishes. It can help to alleviate many of the side effects of treatment - enhancing healing whilst promoting a sense of well-being. It can support you whatever form of cancer you have, it should be noted that it is not a curative treatment.
Commonly Treated Side Effects
Acupuncture can be used to help you manage your symptoms, whatever form of cancer you have. It can support your through chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery, ongoing medication and survivorship. Common side effects treated include; nausea, fatigue, low mood, hot flushes, pain, headaches and constipation.
Recommended Treatment Plan
You can start your acupuncture sessions at anytime, before, during or after your hospital treatment. Treatment is cumulative. Whilst one off sessions may provide relief, ongoing treatment brings the best results. Chemotherapy patients are advised to have acupuncture either the day of or before their treatment.
About Jo's Qualifications and Experience
Jo Hull, Lic Acu MBAcC, is an experienced Traditional Acupuncturist with specialist skills and training in cancer support. She gained a post graduate qualification in Treating Cancer from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre (NY). Her treatments can often be claimed on private health insurance.