Posted in Cancer carers
Posted by MIOG support team
on 19 March 2021
What is Acupuncture & is it safe for Cancer Patients?
Acupuncture is the insertion of very fine single use, disposable needles into surface areas on the body that can directly influence the internal organs and systems, as well as the muscles. In the hands of a well-trained practitioner Acupuncture is considered safe for people undergoing cancer treatment and beyond and has been found to be cost effective for some conditions, with minimal side effects compared to some drugs and o...
Posted by Belinda Astl
on 27 February 2020
Once you receive a cancer diagnosis, everything happens very quickly. You are seen by oncologists, multiple specialists, sometimes surgeons and nurses, and you are confronted with big scary words and and statistics. A treatment approach is basically decided for you and you are thrown right into the deep end of "the world of cancer".
You may not even have the time to realise that you are in crisis.
From the Greek word Krisis (decision) or Krinein (decide).
The focus is ...
Posted by Liz Stilwell
on 20 March 2019
Counsellor and Mindfulness Meditation Teacher
Well the 'journey' began long before I knew it was a journey...
The bones of who I am, or the work Bio, says I'm a recycled Occupational Therapist - and prior to that as an Occupational Therapy aide working in Psychiatry, I had an epiphany it wasn't like Donald Neale Walsch having a conversation with God. It was just a simple sudden knowing that my voice would be my lifes' work. I was 23. I was walking up and d...