Acupuncture Sophie Silverwood
Sophie is a fully qualified acupuncturist and graduated from the University of Westminster with a BSc Honours in Chinese Medicine Acupuncture. Along with the theory and clinical practice of Chinese Medicine, a significant part of her training included Western medical science.
Since graduating Sophie has gained considerable clinical experience in a variety of environments. She took part in the Graduate Program at the polyclinic of the University of Westminster for two years and practiced for 4 years in corporate environments to support companies’ health and wellbeing programs.
Sophie work with patients with a wide range of conditions such as back pain, sciatica, headaches, migraines, insomnia, stress, chronic fatigue syndromes, fertility and gynaecological issues. I have special interest in pain conditions, stress and anxiety and women health.
Sophie is a member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) and as such is governed by their codes of conduct and safe practice. She has completed work experience at the NHS Gateway clinic in London where she provided treatment for patients with chronic pain and a variety of musculoskeletal problems.
Sophie also completed a Qi Gong Tuina Massage for Internal and Musculoskeletal conditions course at the University of Westminster, attended further training in facial massage and facial acupuncture, completed an auriculotherapy course led by Jim Chalmers and attended further training on Chinese Medicine Foundation for Bodywork with the yuji clinic.