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Introducing Nicky Mercer, Lindy’s locum from April 2015-2016 I am delighted to join the Franklin Acupuncture and Wellness centre and to be of service to our local community. I was raised in Bombay and I have spent the majority of my life as part of the Franklin community. The last […]

Introducing Nicky Mercer



Can Acupuncture be used to treat infertility? Acupuncture has been used as an effective tool to treat infertility for thousands of years. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the cause of infertility is understood to be due to imbalances and or deficiencies in the body. There has been extensive research regarding the effectiveness of […]

Acupuncture to treat Infertility


Can Bach Flowers be used in pregnancy? Yes, most definitely! So, how can they help you? • Alleviate anxiety surrounding the birth • Help you to stay calm, relieve stress. • Clarify your thoughts to enable you to make confident decisions regarding pregnancy and your baby. • Give you confidence […]

Bach Flowers in Pregnancy


What to eat and what not to eat has become very confusing for most people. We are bombarded with contradictory advice on whether our diets should be high protein, low carbohydrate, to take supplements or not to take supplements, or to eat 5 + a day of fruits and vegetables. […]

Nutrition in Chinese Medicine



Are you suffering from period pain? Heavy periods? Mood swings? Irregular periods? Have your periods stopped abruptly without being peri-menopausal? Do you suffer from bloating, sore breast and have associated headaches? In Chinese medicine it is understood that such disorders are indicative of an imbalance of the reproductive organs. When […]

Period Disorders