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About Ben

My Background

Personal Profile

With a range of skills I can choose the exact combination from my expertise to suit each patients precise requirements. I ensure that each patient gets the appropriate treatment for the fastest recovery choosing from acupuncture, massage, spinal manipulation and the correct advice and aftercare.

 

With over 9 years of experience I have trained with some of the best practitioners in their field from Physiotherapists, Osteopaths and Acupuncturists. During that time I have successfully treated many patients with a variety of conditions using an integrative approach to achieve this including:

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Treatments

Acupuncture

For musckoskeltal and energetic imbalances

Spinal manipulation

For joint and spinal pain eg back pain

Sports Massage

Targeting Injuries and stubborn muscles

Muscle Energy Techniques

Restoring normal tone in muscles and strengthening weak muscles

Mobilisation

To increase joint mobility

Kinesio Taping

Restoring normal muscle balance

Advice and Aftercare

Helping you help yourself

Dry Needling for Manual Therapists

Ben is also the co-author of Dry Needling For Manual Therapists. The book is a comprehensive and practical handbook aimed at practitioners using medical acupuncture for treating musculoskeletal (MSK) problems. Perfect for use in clinic, it includes fully-illustrated instruction on MSK medical acupuncture and electro-acupuncture points and techniques, guidance on safety and treatment planning and overviews of the theory behind the practice.

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In Safe Hands

I originally trained at the Bristol School of Massage and Bodywork in 2004 and from there my interest in health has grown and grown. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Acupuncture from the University of Kingston after studying for 3 and half years at the College of Chinese Integrated Medicine as well as numerous continuing professional development qualifications. I am registered with the British Acupuncture Council ensuring professional qualified safe ethical treatments. When you choose to visit a BAcC member you can be sure of:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in acupuncture which included anatomy, physiology and other appropriate elements of western medicine

  • Adherence to the Council’s Codes of Safe Practice and Professional Conduct

  • Compliance with current health and safety legislation

  • Full medical malpractice and public/products liability insurance cover

  • Up-to-date practice skills maintained by mandatory continuing professional development

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