Teme Physiotherapy and Acupuncture Clinic 07841 651005 01886 889281
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Current Evidence

Lower Back Pain:

  • A course of up to 10 acupuncture treatments over a 12 week period is recommended for the treatment of lower back pain (*NICE guidelines 2009)


Tension-Type headaches:

  • A course of up to 10 acupuncture treatments over a 5-8 week period is recommended for the treatment of chronic tension-type headaches (*NICE guidelines 2012)



  • Acupuncture reduces pain and improves physical function in knee and hip osteoarthritis (Manheimer et al 2010; Acupuncture for peripheral joint osteo arthritis - a Cochrane review)



  • Acupuncture has been shown to increase sleep duration in patients with insomnia (Kaicun Zhao 2013)
  • A combination of medication and acupuncture is more effective in treating insomnia than medication alone (Kaicun Zhao 2013)


* NICE guidelines are guidelines set out by the Royal College of General practitioners (GP's) based on a systematic review of randomised controlled trials



Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists

Integrating evidence based acupuncture into Physiotherapy, for the benefit of the patient

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Monday: 9.30-2.30pm

Tuesday: 9.30-2.30pm

Wednesday: CLOSED

Thursday: 9.30-2.30pm

Friday: Appointments available on request

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: CLOSED

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