Acupuncture is a treatment derived from ancient Chinese medicine. It involves stimulating sensory nerves under the skin and in the muscles of the body; fine needles are inserted at certain sites in the body for therapeutic or preventative purposes. It is widely used across the NHS and in the private healthcare sector. Read more about acupuncture and how it might help with certain conditions here
Our Practitioner – Jenny Pateman BA (Hons)
Jenny holds a BA (Hons) First Class Degree in Traditional Acupuncture and is a member of the British Acupuncture Council. She studied for 3 years at the College of Traditional Acupuncture and has been a qualified acupuncturist for over 6 years. Since obtaining her degree, Jenny has provided acupuncture treatment in both private practice and within the NHS.
Jenny is also a qualified midwife, practising in the NHS for 14 years, and now has a special interest in the use of acupuncture for women’s health, infertility and pregnancy. She also treats patients for a wide variety of conditions and complaints such as migraine, stress, anxiety, depression, sports injury, back pain and insomnia. Jenny is also a qualified KG Hypnobirth Practitioner including the use of acupressure techniques for labour.