Lora Macfarlane

Originally from an Arts background, Lora trained in Acupuncture in 2005 graduating with a BSc Hons. Lora went on to do further studies in fertility medicine and obstetric acupuncture and now specialises in this area. With over twelve years of practice, she has helped hundreds of couples achieve their dreams of having a family and has worked with many well-known fertility specialists including Zita West.

Lora’s work often involves liaising or referral to prominent IVF specialists and doctors for investigations and tests where necessary. She has a wide knowledge of IVF medicine and techniques and can design an add-on acupuncture plan to support couples going through this process. Research in the effectiveness of Acupuncture in this area has largely been favourable and shown to increase pregnancy rates making it a popular and advised intervention to anyone trying for a family.

Lora seeks to iron out and uncover the main issues underlying any infertility or subfertility and guide a client in the right direction to achieve their goals as quickly, stress-free and cost-effective as possible.

Lora also works in General practice acupuncture and over the years has treated a wide range of conditions including:

 

Lora also works in General practice acupuncture and over the years has treated a wide range of conditions including:

  • Musculoskeletal conditions such as arthritis, back pain, neck and shoulder tension, sciatica, sports injuries, generalised fascial pain, tennis elbow, frozen shoulder, knee pain, hip pain.
  • Headaches, migraines, neurological conditions such as bells palsy and trigeminal neuralgia.
  • Autoimmune conditions such as AS, lupus, MS, sarcoidosis, ED.
  • Women’s health problems, infertility, PCOS, Endometriosis, fibroids, PMS, pelvic pain, hormonal imbalances, period pains, irregular or no periods, IVF support, pregnancy support, recurrent miscarriage, postnatal recovery, postnatal depression, menopausal problems, hot flushes and night sweats.
  • Digestive disorders, IBS, indigestion, acid reflux, inflammatory conditions such as Crohn’s and colitis, constipation, diarrhoea, nausea, bloating.
  • Male fertility issues.
  • Insomnia and sleep disturbance, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, stress, post viral fatigue, ME, burnout, dizziness, high blood pressure.
  • Allergies, sinusitis, hayfever, asthma, bronchitis, common coughs and colds.
  • Diabetes, kidney disorders, cystitis, water retention/oedema.

 

As part of her professional development, Lora studied Reflexology, Tuina and Thai yoga massage, she also incorporates these healing arts in practice.

Lora Macfarlane Treatments

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a therapy that connects the wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine with Western contemporary practice and medical research.

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Reflexology

Reflexology is a very safe and deeply relaxing ancient healing therapy with it roots reaching as far back as 3000BC.

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