Anna Bennett Bsc (Hons); Lic. Ac. MBAcC
Anna Trained at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading, Berkshire which is affiliated to Kingston University. After receiving her Degree and Licence, she set up a practice in Maidenhead.
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What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is now accepted all over the world as a valid system of healthcare and in the UK there are currently over 2,800 qualified acupuncturists registered with the British Acupuncture Council. More and more people are finding this long established therapy can offer an effective solution to all manner of today’s ills.
Acupuncture is a tried and tested system of medicine. The Chinese and other eastern cultures have been using acupuncture to restore, premote and maintain good health for thousands of years.
Acupuncturists insert fine needles at chosen points along the patients channels of energy (Qi). The aim is to stimulate the body’s own healing response and restore it’s natural balance.
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Continued Professional Development
In order to extend her level of Acupuncture experience, Anna joined a Study group of British practitioners who travelled to Guangzhou (near Hong Kong). For 3 weeks, the 15 strong group observed Chinese Medicine being practiced in a Chinese hospital.
"The experience was absolutely amazing and I was able to take valuable lessons in the art of practicing Acupuncture, which has benefited my patients so much. Not only did I learn from watching the Chinese doctors, but I found it helpeful to be surrounded by people who were enthusiastic and hungry to learn. This was a trip of a life time and I have a beautiful lasting impression of the
Before training as an Acupuncturist, Anna was an athlete, representing England and Great Britain at Hockey for over a decade. She was involved in many competitions including The Olympics and The Commonwealth Games.
"My background as an athlete means I understand musculo-skeletal injuries very well. It is not only the pain management, but also the emotional stresses of injury, that interest me the most. Acupuncture can offer great support to both of these aspects, during times of rehabilitation."
2016 Year of the Monkey