I started suffering with Gout in my mid 30’s. Initially the attacks were roughly 6 months apart and I needed to take very occasional days off work due to the discomfort. Wind forward to my late 50’s and the attacks grew in frequency and intensity to a point 6 months ago when I was off work for nearly 2 weeks and couldn’t sleep for around a week in the middle of the attack.
Historically I have been rather sporty - regularly running and cycling and considered my diet to be a healthy one. I decided that after the recent attack that something had to change, and Rachel was adamant that she could help.
She suggested that for a 3-month period I should cut out alcohol, wheat, dairy, caffeine and red meat. Monthly ‘Tinctures’ were assembled to cleanse those systems in conjunction with a strict diet regime. A Kinesiology session also identified vitamin deficiencies which were prescribed accordingly.
Since Rachel's intervention several months ago I have had no major Gout attacks and due to the almost immediate weight loss and feeling re-energised I have subsequently commissioned a Professional Cycling coach to enable return to competitive cycling in the spring of next year.
Rachel – thankyou.
I have known Rachel for over 15 years and followed closely her journey to becoming the amazing practitioner she is today.
I have treatments on a regular basis to maintain a good level of wellness in every sense of the word (in the same way as I have my car serviced and mot’d!!) However, Rachel has been incredibly supportive over the past year whilst I have been dealing with a particularly stressful period in my life. She is insightful, understanding and practical, and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to call upon.
Thank you Rachel.
Just an email to let you know that I went to the doctors yesterday she was amazed at where my blood pressure was and the readings I had taken. I have also reduced the Losartan from 100mg to 50mg over the period as well as stopping the water pill that I was on for a short time. She asked what it was I was taking and seemed very impressed and actually could not believe it!"
"My Osteopath recommended Rachel to me as someone that could help me with certain issues. From the very first appointment with Rachel, I was made to feel welcome, and was listened to. Rachel was helpful to such a degree that I have made tremendous progress from the treatment I received. I have no hesitation in recommending Rachel. I also take this time to wish Rachel the very best going forward in her career, and I am sure that no matter which avenue she takes, her clients will always receive the highest level of care and professionalism."
"I came to Rachel Shackleton’s kinesiology practice to deal with some chronic issues with my back, emotional stress and an overall sense of lethargy. I regularly had sessions with Rachel over the course of two years. I found Rachel’s approach thoughtful, caring and rejuvenating. I’m grateful to Rachel and her healing process. I found her sessions very effective, freeing and valuable. I highly recommend Rachel and her work."
"I sought Rachel's help in 2013 on the recommendation of a family member, after being diagnosed with a thyroid problem. I have found Rachel to be very intuitive with her treatment, she has a knack of asking all the right questions! After healing the thyroid issue, I have been attending regular sessions of kinesiology to keep myself balanced, and feel I have made remarkable improvements to my general wellbeing. Not only have I felt much better, people around me have also noticed a positive change in me. I like the mix of nutritional advice and kinesiology treatment, and have found my sessions overall very beneficial."
"I had my first kinesiology appointment with Rachel during a particularly difficult time, when prolonged periods of stress had resulted in a sense of imbalance, both emotionally and physically. I was low on energy, tearful and sluggish with recurrences of previous digestion issues and joint pain.
Rachel’s approach is very whole-person. Whilst she can test for particular intolerances with food and so on, she is also able to identify and resolve issues with the body’s energy flow, literally unblocking your system by listening to and feeling what’s going on. Effects are both immediate and ongoing and I left the treatment room in a state very different from the one I was in beforehand.
The holistic nature of the treatment means that causes of specifically manifesting issues are addressed for longer term impact. Alternatively, if you’re just feeling a bit out of sorts, a good going-over can really help restore the equilibrium. Highly recommended."