About me

Acupuncturist & Trigger point Massage

Sandra Bufano Bsc (Hons) MBAcC

I am a registered and fully insured Acupuncturist, member of the British Acupuncture Council.

My treatments , depending on the patient needs, can be a combination of Acupuncture, Electro Acupuncture, Tui Na massage, Moxibustion and Cupping.

In addition, I have developed a strong interest in Myofascial realise or trigger points therapy that I use in combination with Acupuncture, particularly in the treatment of musculo-skeletal conditions for  sport injuries as shin splints and Achilles tendon pain and stiffness.  As well as more wide spread conditions as arthritic pain, sciatica and tennis elbow.

Acupuncture is recommended by NICE for back pain and by the World Health Organisation for headaches. It is also successfully used in fertility treatments.  My area of interest include:

  • Pain management, back pain ,sciatica ,arthritis, headaches, migraines
  • Menstrual disorders and infertility

  • Stress, anxiety, depression and emotional well being

Training, qualifications & experience

I graduated from UEL in London and I also hold a diploma from the Nanjing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine where I undertook part of my training.

For the past few years I have been collaborating with St Mungo's Broadway running a clinic providing massage and acupuncture in support of people with addiction and homeless issues.  In addition to my private practice, have also been working in care homes to support  older people with a variety of issues, from anxiety to stop smoking.

Member organisations

BAcC

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.

Accredited register membership

British Acupuncture Council

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

Other available therapies

Massage, Trigger point therapy.

Fees

  • Free 15 min consultation
  • Special offer: 5 treatments 1 free

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.

Health Hub London
282 Milkwood Rd
Herne Hill
London
SE24 0EZ

Elmcourt Pharmacy
220 Norwood Rd
London
SE27 9AQ

Type of session

Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages Italian

Accessibility

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Sandra Bufano

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