Elena Gerasimova is a licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chinese Medicine. She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Chinese Herbal Medicine and Diploma in Toyohari, a unique Japanese method of pain-free acupuncture.
Elena specialises in pain relieving methods of acupuncture and can help in treating a wide range of pain conditions such as back, knee, shoulder and neck pain; fibromyalgia; menstrual pain; headache and migraine; neuropathic pain (sciatica, trigeminal neuralgia); chronic overuse conditions (e.g. tendonitis), and visceral pain (irritable bowel syndrome, interstitial cystitis).
Elena Gerasimova is also a member of the British Acupuncture Council and Toyohari UK Association.
Japanese pain-free acupuncture (Toyohari)
This style of acupuncture entails non-invasive needling technique (‘contact needling’), making it suitable for sensitive patients, and those frightened of needles. The diagnostics is carried out by using gentle palpation’s skills and pulse analysis.
Japanese acupuncture can address a number of health concerns, such as migraine, headache, insomnia, stress, fatigue, depression, anxiety, respiratory problems, painful joints, neck and back pain, menstrual problems, digestive problems.