Acupuncture Practitioner

 What is an Acupuncture Practitioner?

Acupuncture Practitioners are therapists such as physiotherapists, musculoskeletal podiatric specialists, osteopaths, chiropracters, sports and remedial massage therapists who practice acupuncture as an adjunct therapy within their field of practice. Acupuncture practitioners will have undertaken a degree or diploma in their field of practice. Following completion of their degree/diploma they will have undertaken further post graduate training in acupuncture.

Knee pain heel pain plantar fasciitis

Acupuncture practitioners are registered with their governing body (i.e. Society of Chiropody and Podiatry) and the acupuncture practitioners organisation. Members are required to complete a minimum standard of training and to maintain this standard by completing a minimum number of continual professional developments (CPD) each year to remain registered and work within an evidence based framework.  

 Some of the conditions Acupuncture practitioners treat include;


  • Knee pain (trauma or osteoarthritic)
  • Heel pain (plantar fasciitis)
  • Diabetes/Peripheral neuropathic pain
  • Musculoskeletal conditions


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