Category Archives: Acupuncture

Happy relocation anniversary to us!!

Exactly 5 years ago this week (January 2013) we moved out of our premises in The Aquatic Centre and into our newly converted clinic at 37 Mere Knolls Road, Sunderland.  We had been in The Aquatic Centre since 2010. Renting a small room where we provided all our therapies, did our own reception and admin work and […]

Appointment re-structure!

Just to make you all aware we will be changing our appointment structure for Physiotherapy, Acupuncture and CranioSacral Therapy. All of these appointments are currently 30 minutes long whether you are coming to us for an initial assessment or a review appointment. For Physiotherapy and Acupuncture, we just feel this is not long enough for […]

Cosmetic Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of ancient Chinese medicine in which fine needles are inserted into the skin at certain points on the body. It originated more than 2,000 years ago   A Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture treatment is used to help reduce lines and wrinkles and improve the overall look and feel of the skin. It […]

Physiotherapy in Sunderland

People often wonder what Physiotherapy is and what we do. Do we give out exercises? Do we massage? Do we manipulate the joints? Is it useful for nerves? Muscles? Joints? The list goes on…… The answer is all of the above and more! Physiotherapy can be beneficial at the first sign of a problem and […]

Infertility and Acupuncture

Infertility affects 1 in 6 couples. A further 1 in 4 then go on to use acupuncture through their IVF process. At Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic we regularly see couples, women in particular who are seeking Acupuncture treatment to assist them. Below is a short summary of how Acupuncture may help. Acupuncture regulates female reproductive hormones Female […]

Getting to the point of back pain!

Back care awareness week may have finished, but we are continuing our back pain and treatment series, this week with the latest news on Acupuncture. So let’s get to the point! A staggering 10 million working days last year were lost to back pain, with the over- 50s being the worst hit. Our increasingly sedentary lifestyle […]

Acupuncture: Let’s get to the point!

Acupuncture: Treatment of the Month   Back Pain 131 million working days lost to sickness in 2013 (UK) costing employers a massive £650 million  More working days were lost due to Musculoskeletal conditions, such as neck and back pain than any other cause  It is estimated that four out of every five adults (80%) will […]

Acupuncture News!

On 14th January representatives of the AACP (Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists) joined a session of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Primary Headache Disorders at Westminster. The aim was to highlight the important role acupuncture in physiotherapy can play in the treatment of headaches in the UK. The main aim of the session was to gain information on what […]