Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese healing art. It is based on traditional Chinese
medicine theory which believes our health is governed by Chi, the vital energy force.
Chi travels around the body through pathways called meridians. Very fine needles
are inserted to regulate the flow of Chi. Acupuncture treatments aim to stimulate
energy flow and to regain the natural homeostasis or harmony. Needles are only used
Acupuncture was recommended by the National Institution for Health and Care Excellence
and the NHS 2016for back pain and headache. Acupuncture may help or manage a range
of conditions including
A session usually lasts 50 minutes. High quality, thin disposable needles are used.
Patients may or may not feel the insertion of needles but there is usually little
or no sensation once they are in. Please ask Bo if you have any questions regarding
“Having been diagnosed with a serious illness I decided to to look for complementary
medicines to help with my cure. I looked at all alternatives and tried a few before
coming across Bo Mander's web page having found her name on the national association
of acupuncture. I had a very good feeling immediately that I would be under the care
of someone who really knew their subject and this feeling was realised after my first
session. I have been under the care of Bo while undergoing very difficult conventional
medicine and for me it has been a life saver. She is knowledgeable, sympathetic and
fills me with confidence. After every session I feel much better and I have come
to depend on this as the part of my treatment. She is a brilliant practitioner and
I would recommend her wholeheartedly.”
“After several years of suffering with debilitating vertigo and IBS and having tried
everything the National Health had to offer without success, I decided to try the
alternative route. Bo was recommended to me by a friend. After only a few sessions
of acupuncture combined with reflexology my vertigo and IBS were greatly reduced.
This convinced me Bo was the person to help me. I continued my treatments with Bo
and now my health is at the same level as it was before my illness. I feel fantastic.
I was lucky to find Bo. I find her treatments very effective and incredibly relaxing
and I thoroughly recommend her. Brilliant!”
Mark D, January 2015
'Bo was recommended to me while I was suffering with hypertension, palpitations and
night sweats. All the various NHS tests had come back fine but I still didn't feel
fine! Bo has methodically worked through my symptoms in order of severity over a
few sessions and already (in conjunction with prescribed medication) my blood pressure
is consistently under the target levels and the palpitations have lessened. I would
not hesitate to recommend Bo for both acupuncture and acupressure as she is extremely
thorough, professional and friendly too!'