Traditional Acupuncture for good health…naturally.

Traditional Acupuncture is a system of healthcare which is becoming a popular choice as a stand-alone treatment or alongside conventional western (bio)medicine treatment.

It is entirely natural, working with the body’s innate ability to heal itself.

The NHS National Institute of Clinical Excellence has boosted traditional acupunctures profile and popularity with its endorsement of acupuncture treatment for non-specific back pain and as a prophylaxis for migraine and tension headache.

Why not try acupuncture?

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Gurm Bacchus

I undertook my acupuncture training on the Postgraduate Diploma in Acupuncture course at the Northern College of Acupuncture in York from 2001 to 2005, and started my acupuncture clinic in Leeds in 2005. I am also qualified in Reiki Level 2.

In addition to running my acupuncture practice, I worked as Course Leader and Senior Lecturer for the BSc(Hons) Acupuncture course from 2007-2014 at Leeds Beckett University. Whilst I was there, I also ran specialist acupuncture modules on treating musculo-skeletal conditions for final year Osteopathy students, as well as CPD courses in trigger point acupuncture for physiotherapists.

I am also a Specialist Volunteer (Acupuncture) at the Robert Ogden Macmillan Cancer Centre at St James’ Hospital in Leeds and a Complementary Therapy Team volunteer (Reiki) at the Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice in Headingley, Leeds.

Patient testimonies:

‘As someone who works as an international presenter I need to ensure that my health is always taken care of in the best manner. A key part of achieving this is to have monthly sessions with Gurm. I highly recommend his acupuncture sessions, he has excellent skills that really make these ‘MOT type visits’ an excellent investment in my own health and wellbeing.’

Mr Nick Kemp – Trainer

‘Having suffered from migraines since I was a teenager (I’m now mid-thirties), I have tried all kinds of different treatments. Acupuncture is a calming experience and has helped reduce the severity of my attacks to a manageable level and I would highly recommend it as a course of treatment.‘

Mrs Susannah P

‘Despite being somewhat sceptical when my complementary therapist recommended acupuncture several years ago, I decided to give it a go. I am pleased to report that Gurm has successfully treated me for a range of conditions, including urticaria, tummy upsets, colds and various menopausal symptoms – acupuncture being especially helpful with the hot flushes. He also treated me for the emotional trauma of first my Mum’s and then my Dad’s deaths. I have recommended Gurm to several of my friends.’

Mrs Jackie D

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