Sarah Budd

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Budd has a background as a Midwifery Sister and subsequently trained as an acupuncturist in London and China.

She set up an acupuncture service in Plymouth Maternity Unit in 1988, then completed a degree in Complementary Health Studies at Exeter University. In 1991, where she won a Churchill Fellowship, and then went to China again to study acupuncture anaesthesia.

She was given the first and only full time post as acupuncturist midwife in the UK, then had a family, and now works one day per week in Plymouth, and privately at home.

Over 6,000 pregnant women have been treated with acupuncture on the NHS in Plymouth, and the service was joint winner of the Prince of Wales’ Foundation for Integrated Health Award in 2001.

Sarah co-authored a report for the Department of Health with Simon Mills, “Professional Organisation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United Kingdom 2000” and worked as a Research Assistant on the Regulation of Complementary Medicine, and in the Acupuncture Research Resource Centre.

Over the years, Sarah has contributed to text books and journals and continues to teach in acupuncture colleges / universities.

“It is a joy to offer help to women struggling in pregnancy, who would not otherwise be able to afford treatment.” Sarah Budd.

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Illness Treated

WHO list of Acupuncture Treatments

Acupuncture has many other applications and benefits including cosmetic acupuncture and facial rejuvenation, increased energy and vitality, stress reduction, relaxation, strengthened immunity and many more.
The World Health Organisation published a review of controlled trials using acupuncture and concluded it was effective for the treatment of many conditions and there was evidence to suggest it may be effective for several dozen more.

For more details check out the main WHO website
HERE

 

 

Below is a list of conditions commonly treated. Since many other conditions can also be treated we encourage you to call us if you have a condition not listed here.

A to C

A

Accidental Injuries (promotes healing)

Addictions (alcohol, nicotine, food and other drugs)

Allergies

Amenorrhea

Anemia

Anxiety/Panic Attacks

Arthritis/Joint problems

Asthma

B

Back Pain

Bacterial Dysentery

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

Bladder/Kidney Problems

Bronchial Asthma

Bronchitis

Bronchopulmonary Diseases

C

Cancer Support

Cardiac Problems

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cataracts (without complications)

Central Retinitis

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Pain

Circulatory Disorders

Colitis

Common Colds/Flu

Conjunctivitis

Constipation/Diarrhea

Coronary Artery Disease

Cosmetic Acupuncture

Cough/Bronchitis

D to G

D

Depression

Diabetes Mellitus

Diarrhea

Digestive Problems

Dysmenorrhea

E

Eczema

Endocrine Disorders

Enuresis

Erectile Dysfunction

Eye Disorders

F

Face Lift

Facial Palsy (early stages within 3-6 months)

Facial Paralysis

Fatigue including CFS/CFIDS (Chronic fatigue/immune deficiency syndrome)

Fertility

Fibromyalgia

Frozen Shoulder

G

Gastric Hyperacidity

Gastritis

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gynecological Disorders (irregular menstruation, menopause, PMS)

H to M

H

Headaches/Migraines

Hiccups

High Blood Pressure

Hormonal Imbalances

Hypertension

Hyperthyroidism

Hypothyroidism

I

Impotence

Indigestion

Infertility

Insomnia

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

J

Joint Diseases

K

Knee Pain

L

Low Back Pain

Lyme Disease

M

Meniere’s Disease/Syndrome

Menopause/Menopausal Symptoms

Menstrual Irregularities

Migraines

Morning sickness

Multiple Sclerosis

Muscle Atrophy

Musculoskeletal disorders (neck pain, sciatica, muscle spasms,

N to R

N

Narcotic Detoxification

Neck and Shoulder Pain

Nervous System Disorders

Nocturnal Enuresis

Numbness/Poor Circulation

O

Obesity

Orthopedic Disorders

Osteoarthritis

P

Pain after Tooth Extraction

Pain Management/Pain Relief

Peripheral Neuropathy/Neurpathies

Pharyngitis

PMS (Pre-Menstrual Syndrome)

Postpartum (Postnatal) Depression

R

Repetitive Motion/Stress Disorders

Repetitive Stress Syndrome (including Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)

Respiratory Problems

Rheumatiod Arthritis

Rhinitis

S to W

S

Sciatica

Sexual Dysfunction/Impotence

Side Effects of Western Cancer and HIV Treatments

Sinusitis

Skin Problems

Smoking Cessation

Spasm of the Esophagus and Cardia

Sprains

Stress Reduction

Stress/Tension

Stroke Rehabilitation

T

Tendonitis

Tennis elbow

U

Urinary Issues

V

Vertigo

Vitiligo

W

Weight Loss/Management