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About us

We are three friends who are acupuncturists, Tess, Padma and Inna. We are all graduates from the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading and members of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC). We are passionate about helping improve the health and wellbeing of our patients. Knowing how effective acupuncture is, we are dedicated to making acupuncture affordable for everyone so that the whole community can benefit from it.

A multibed clinic means that several people are treated at the same time in a large room. This is a common way of treating people in the Far East but it is still a fairly new way of treating here in the West. The number of Multibed clinics in England are increasing due to the demand for affordable acupuncture. By treating more people at the same time, the costs can be kept low and this means that the treatments are cheaper. The great thing with being able to offer affordable acupuncture is that people will have the opportunity to have more frequent treatments during a longer period of time to get better and stay better. It also means that people on lower incomes can have treatment.

The practitioner treats one person, leaves the needles in to let them work whilst the person relaxes, and then moves on to another patient. As well as the reduced cost, an extra benefit of multibed clinics is the community spirit that emerges when several people are treated together.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc (Hons) Acupuncture, MBAcC

Member organisations *


British Acupuncture Council

As the UKs largest professional body of acupuncturists the BAcC guarantee excellence in training, safe practice and professional conduct.

All members of the BAcC (MBAcC) have BSc or BA degree level training or its equivalent in traditional acupuncture, Chinese medicine, and western biomedical sciences including anatomy, physiology and pathology.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Therapies offered


Sliding Scale
First Appointment: £20.00 - £45.00
Follow up treatments:  £15.00 - £30.00

You pay what you can afford.

If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.

Elizabeth House
Station Hill

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

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Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a therapist's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the therapist to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

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Healthy Roots Community Acupuncture Clinic

Healthy Roots Community Acupuncture Clinic