Qualifications & Memberships
BSc (Hons) Acupuncture
British Acupuncture Council (BAcC)
Member Association of Reflexologists (AOR)
Registered with most major insurance companies
Special Interests & Further Study
Pregnancy, Fertility, IVF, Cancer Support, Menopause, Sports Injury, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Cosmetic Acupuncture and Skin conditions. Trained in Bazi Health Readings (Chinese Astrology), Yang Sheng, Chinese Nutrition
Common Conditions Treated
Fertility, IVF, Menopause, Cancer Treatment side effects, Pregnancy Nausea, Skin problems, Pain (TGN, Sciatica, Back, Shoulder, Neck), Breech Babies, Pregnancy Pain, Preparation for Birth, Hayfever, Migraines, Anxiety, CFS, Insomnia, Period issues, Stress, Depression.
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About Jo’s Training
Jo completed a 3 year degree in Acupuncture and is trained in Five Elements, Traditional Chinese Medicine style acupuncture and Stems and Branches. Her training has enabled Jo to understand health issues from both a Western and Chinese medicine perspective and successfully treat accordingly.
She continues to extend her skills undertaking post graduate in areas such as Menopause, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Gynaecology, Infertility, IVF, Cancer Support, Sports Injury, Cosmetic Acupuncture and Skin conditions.
She is a full member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) and is bound by their code of practice. This means that you can be assured that she adheres to strict professional standards of conduct and hygiene.
Jo has undertaken a number of post graduate courses to widen and consolidate her knowledge and learn new effective techniques. These include;
Jo gained a post graduate qualification in Treating Patients with Cancer from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre (NY). She has also attended training with Beverley De Valois, the UK’s leading research acupuncturist in the field of cancer care.
She works with the oncology team at The Montefiore Hospital in Hove, supporting patients undergoing cancer treatment and has previously volunteered at the Macmillan Horizon Centre in Brighton and Future Dreams Charity, London.
Gynaecology & Fertility
Taught by the UK’s leading fertility acupuncturists, Jill Glover and Jani White. Jo’s treatment has an emphasis on how to treat fertility with acupuncture and working alongside western medics to improve IVF, ICSI and IUI rates. Jo’s research into the positive effects of acupuncture on success rates of IVF has been published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine.
Pregnancy & Induction
Trained by world leading acupuncturist and midwife Debra Betts, course includes turning breech babies, pregnancy nausea, muscular skeletal treatments in pregnancy and natural induction.
Chinese Herbal Medicine
Completed a 3 year diploma studying at the Institute of Chinese Medicine in London. Jo is able to prescribe herbal remedies to support her acupuncture patient’s treatment.
Sports Medicine and Acupuncture
Trained by the UK’s leading acupuncturist and physiotherapist Kevin Young. Particular emphasis on techniques to improve recovery times and reduce pain for conditions such as Tennis Elbow, Plantar Fascitis and chronic Lower Back pain.
Qualification to carry out non invasive facelifts using acupuncture and gua sha to improve the appearance of fine lines and lift the eyebrows. Treatment of skin conditions including acne, psoriasis and weight loss assistance.
A highly effective and speedy Chinese Medicine massage. Using glass jars, with a vacuum inside, the cups are placed on the skin and used to remove pain and relax muscles fast. The technique can be incorporated within an acupuncture session.
Jo is trained to use electro acupuncture, hooking up a tens machine to specific points to enhance the therapeutic effect. Electroacupuncture increases stimulation of the needle to improve treatment outcome especially for back and shoulder pain. Jo does not use EA on first treatments and only with patient consent.
Aromatherapy with Acupressure (AcuOil TM)
Jo is trained to use essential oils in combination with acupressure points and advises patients in person and remotely on how to use AcuOil to support their health.
Reflexology & Hot Stones
She is also an experienced Reflexologist having completed her ITEC training over 10 years ago. She specialises in treating fertility and pregnancy and holds a diploma in pre-conceptual, pregnancy and post natal reflexology.