A big Thank you to all those who participated in our 5th anniversary event.  The Health Talk that took place on the 25th November 2018 was a success. We hope that we were able to share vital tips to help you through this winter.  We would like to thank the special guests and sponsors who made this event possible.....our cancer patient Ms. Nicola Dodd who gave us a compelling account of her personal experiences and the benefits she has seen from having Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment.  Dr. Peter Wong-Morrow for his outlook on the private health care industry and sharing his views on private health care insurance.  Master Li Rong from The Li Rong Wushu and Qigong Academy for her performance of her own brand (TriStar)of Tai Chi moves and techniques. Our Tiffany Leung, who was M.C. for the afternoon, for her advice on keeping healthy in winter from a psychological perspective and our very own Dr. Phoebe for teaching us some valuable exercises to improve our spinal cord.      


Thank you to the management at Chaophraya, IPH Insurance and to Herbprime for your support and contribution. 


We hope to plan further talks in the new year. We welcome ideas on topics for our next health talk.  We are here to listen and to give you the best preventative and corrective Traditional Chinese Medicine health advice.                   

Health Talk Archives


Your Invitation To A Health Talk 


Dear AcuSpa Friends, 


As people who are conscious about their health and well-being, you are invited to take part in a Health Talk which enables participants to get and to give knowledge on the benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine. 


The Health Talk will take place on the 25th November 2018.  The event is FREE and is open to all AcuSpa members and one guest. Priority registration to our event is taking place right now.  Please contact us on 0161 711 0456 or email us at for further information and/or to register your interest.  Limited seats are available on a first come basis.     


Our keynote speakers will be sharing important knowledge on healthy eating, exercise, self-help and treatment.  With the rise in lifestyle related diseases, the information is invaluable to your health. 


Date: Sunday 25th November 2018

Time: 4pm to 6pm

Venue: Chaophraya, 19, Chapel Walks, Manchester, M2 1HN.  The venue is located just off King Street.


Free refreshments shall be served throughout the event.


Guest Speakers: Ms. Nicola Dodd, Ms. Tiffany Leung, Dr. Peter Wong-Morrow and Dr. Phoebe Yang.


Topics: Benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine: a patients perspective, Keep healthy during the winter months, An overview of private medical care and insurance, Targeted diet and exercises and An introduction to Tai Chi by the internationally acclaimed founder of "Tristar" Tai Chi Master Li Rong. 


Our lead clinician; Dr. Phoebe Yang will also be on hand to offer free medical consultations and advice for your guest.    


What is Tui Na?    


Tui Na (which literally means push and grab) incorporates the TCM theory that injury or disease causes blockages in the channels of the body.  Blockages cause pain.


There are an array of techniques used, such as kneading, chopping, hacking, perpendicular pressure and rolling fist which the clinician will use to remove tension/spasm in the muscles and blockages of “Chi” in the channels. Tui Na embraces two aspects: firstly, just like modern western massages, it works the muscles helping them to relax, removing stagnation and allowing the blood to flow more freely throughout the area giving the muscles the optimum chance of repairing itself.  Secondly, because of its Chinese origins, it works with restoring the balance of “Chi”.  Tui Na presses on certain acupressure points in the body’s meridian system to stimulate the body’s own healing process.


You have all most likely heard Dr. Phoebe refer to “Chi” during your treatment. The theory of “Chi” states that it is a universal life force energy which all living forms have. When one’s “Chi “is strong, well balanced and flowing freely throughout the body, the individual is healthy, free from illnesses and diseases.


Tui Na, along with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, are the main components of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Tui Na can be used as a complement to acupuncture treatment and as an integrative treatment alongside modern medicine, alternative medicine, rehabilitation and is effective in the treatment of muscles, tendons and ligaments and a variety of other ailments.   



Leading Professor Visits Your Number One Acupuncture Clinic 

Dr. Phoebe is honoured that visiting Professor Li Caizhen from the Ministry of Health in Beijing Haidian District has chosen AcuSpa as her training and development platform to promote her unique brand of Tui Na technique.  


Professor Li is a well respected figure in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in her motherland and her application of Tui Na has gained national recognition.  She also has several clinics behind her name including clinical teaching institutions.   


Professor Li has a background in both modern and traditional medicine with qualifications in pathology, anatomy and orthopaedics.  She draws upon the principals of TCM in particular, acupuncture and cupping to provide a very unique combination of Tui Na techniques.  


AcuSpa was so pleased to learn that each and every one of its patients voiced positive results immediately after treatment.



Dr. Phoebe is very thankful to Professor Li for her guidance and knowledge sharing. She also thanks her clinical team for tirelessly supporting her and the clinic. Most importantly, Dr. Phoebe thanks her patients for believing in the gift of Traditional Chinese Medicine. 

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