West Country Integrated Health provide osteopathy, massage and acupuncture therapies in Exeter, and Exmouth. The name has recently changed from West Country Osteopaths to reflect the range oftherapies now available and the integration of the clinics. We offer you a range of treatments for back pain and neck pain as well as a wide range of other conditions. All of our therapists are highly trained, enthusiastic and registered with their appropriate professional association.
Acupuncture is an ancient system of medicine practiced for thousands of years in China, Japan and other eastern counturies. Now well established in the west as complementary or alternative therapy toconventional medicine it can offer help for a range of mental, emotional and physical problems without the use of drugs.
The Natural Health Practice is the longest running complementary medicine and therapy practice in Exeter, established in 1992, and consists of a group of independent practitioners working inco-operation under one roof. The practice provides a wide range of complementary health care and advice on which therapy might be most suitable to an individual's needs. All our practitioners are experienced, fully qualified and insured.
A professional Traditional Acupuncturist with 20 years experience, member of the British Acupuncture Council and a State Registered Nurse, Fiona Matthews practices at Acupuncture South Devon inIvybridge, near Plymouth and at her clinic at the Plymouth Nuffield Hospital. Now also practising at the Southernhay Clinic in Exeter. A private health and well being clinic set discretely in the heart of Southernhay just a stone's throw from Exeter's Princesshay City Centre Shopping Development.
Jennifer is a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist who has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors, having worked as a Physiotherapist in Exeter for ten years. Jennifer'sexperience at the London 2012 Olympics volunteering as a Physio at the Sailing Village in Weymouth included treating one of the Argentine team members who won a Bronze medal.
We were motivated into Chinese Medicine at the beginning of the 1980's by what was then a growing awareness of the vast amount of medical knowledge China had to offer. Our approach in the clinic ispractical, well grounded in Chinese literature and the actual Chinese practice as well as the huge benefits of the integration of Western and Chinese Medicine. Simon initially studied Plant Science before gaining a First class degree in Philosophy.
Dr Wong is a qualified GP who sees over a 100 patients a week and uses acupuncture regularly for many of his patients. He is registered with the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) with healthinsurance approval for many companies. Did you know that there is an increasing evidence base for acupuncture which is a safe, effective treatment for many conditions.
Welcome to my website, and to the chance to enjoy an improved quality of life. I offer acupuncture, shiatsu and tuina (Chinese massage) treatment in Exeter, from a tranquil clinic adjoining theuniversity campus and nature reserve, yet only 5 minutes drive from the city centre and major routes from elsewhere in Devon. I do it because I greatly enjoy practising a medicine which looks at the whole of you and which encourages your body to heal itself.
Who can provide medical acupuncture in Exeter? I am a qualified and experienced GP with more than 25 years experience in medical acupuncture. I was trained and am accredited by the British MedicalAcupuncture Society. I have also been the acupuncturist to the pain management service at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital for over 12 years, having treated many hundreds of patients in that time.
According to traditional Chinese philosophy, which takes an holistic approach, our health is dependent on the body's motivating energy moving in a smooth balanced way through a series of channels ormeridians. When the energy becomes blocked or out of balance, ill health develops. The energy can become blocked for various reasons, including, anxiety, anger, grief, poor diet, infection, trauma and hereditary factors.