CHINESE ACUPUNCTURE AND SPECIALIST MEDICAL TREATMENT
Dr Lucy Liu
bringing 3,000 years of
medical learning, directly to you.
I'm Dr Lucy Liu
Chinese Acupuncture at
The Marlow Clinic
• Could acupuncture really make a difference to me?
A question that is often asked and I believe that for most people it really can. I know also from my years of experience that it often delivers life-changing results! But, see what my patients say in their testimonials on this website and online. In fact, over the past 20 years, unlike many so-called alternative remedies, acupuncture has now become widely accepted by the medical profession as a valid complementary treatment to Western medicine.
However, not many people, realize that it dates back over 3,000 years and has always been a core part of traditional Chinese medicine.
I’ve practiced acupuncture and Chinese medicine for some 28 years now, although you never truly finish studying and I still return regularly to my professors in Beijing to update on new techniques and thinking. Most of my patients come to me with lower back, shoulder and neck pain, weight and fertility issues, migraine, stress or circulatory problems related to diabetes, gout or arthritis.
I also have patients who suffer from Parkinson’s or autism for example or who are recovering from strokes – and of course, these have longer treatment cycles.
The aim, always, is to deliver a better quality of life to everyone who comes to me.
What’s my medical background?I’ve been practicing acupuncture and Chinese medicine in China, the Middle East and the UK for over 28 years and have had several members of the Bahrain Royal Family among my patients. I’m privileged to come from a famous family of doctors in China where my great grandfather worked for the imperial family and, that combined learning and the family medical books have been passed down the generations to me. After studying Chinese medicine at the prestigious Heilongjiang university for six years, I commenced my hospital training and was awarded my Doctor’s licence in 1994. Continuing my studies, I was awarded an international Doctor’s licence in 2016 by the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (NGO linked to the WHO). I am now based in the UK and opened my Clinic in Marlow in 2016. I return to my professors in China every year to keep up to date with the new developments and practices in the fields of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.
What exactly is acupuncture?Acupuncture has always been a core part of traditional Chinese medicine, which dates back over 3,000 years. Unlike so many so-called alternative remedies, it is now widely recognized by the mainstream medical profession as a valid complementary treatment to Western medicine. It is based on the understanding of the flow of “Qi (Ch’i)” or energy around the human body and qualified practitioners use tiny needles on the body’s classical acupuncture points that affect, unblock and control this flow, enabling them to treat a wide range of symptoms relating to pain and illness.
What are the most common symptoms that you treat?Most of my patients come to me needing treatment for problems like lower back, shoulder and neck pain, being overweight, migraine, anxiety/stress or circulatory problems related to illnesses such as diabetes, gout or arthritis. I also have a number of patients who suffer from rarer conditions such as Parkinson’s, Bell’s Palsy and Lyme Disease for example, or who are recovering from strokes - and of course these have longer treatment cycles.
Does it hurt?As a rule, no, although some people are more sensitive than others and may initially have a little discomfort for a few seconds. But, the benefits that come from pain relief more than compensate for this!
Life needs balance –
In China, we call it Ying and Yang.
If a body is out of balance, then this affects its ability to perform properly.
Acupuncture helps remedy this by making sure that the body’s energy pathways are clear and functioning properly and it really can deliver life-changing results.
Specialist Treatment for conditions such as:
Chronic Pain Relief.
Joint, Neck, Shoulder
& Lower Back Problems.
Stress, Anxiety, Depression.
Nervous System Problems.
Poor circulation. Rheumatism. Arthritis. Varicose Veins. Gout.
Diabetes. Weight Loss. Migraine. Insomnia. Fatigue.
What People Say
Dr Lucy was kind enough to help me last year with a charity event I was undertaking. Her passion and enthusiasm for what she does really is incredible, she seems to have an inherent need to help others and will go out of her way to do so...
Naomi Riches MBE
– Paralympic Gold Medalist
Your acupuncture specialist for Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, and West London