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St Neots Chinese Medical Centre is a family run Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) Clinic since 2006. We have offered over 20,000 treatments and helped a lot of people with all types of pains, chronic ailments, infertility, emotional issues and more in and around St Neots. We are proud that our main source of new patients is due to word of mouth by our existing patients. It pleases us to know that our patients are happy with the care and treatment they receive and are happy and confident to refer those that are important to them, such as friends and family. TCM comprises mainly acupuncture and herbal medicine. We believe that Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture are important and valuable aids to the health and well-being of people throughout the world.

We are a member of The Association of Acupuncture Clinicians (AAC) , British Acupuncture Federation (BAF), Federation of Holistic Therapists(FHT) and the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ATCM). We are fully insured with Balens Ltd. We have successfully registered with 21 healthcare providers, including Aviva Helathcare, General and Medical, Vitality Health, WPA, Simply health, BHSP and WHA Direct. You can claim your money back towards your healthcare treatment. We can also invoice some private health insurance providers directly. Please click the link below to find all the health insurance companies we have registered.

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We are really proud that in the year 2015, Chinese Scientist Tu Youyou was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for her discovery of Artemisinin or Qinghaosu (pronounced:Ching-hao-su).Treatments containing an artemisinin derivative (artemisinin-combination therapies, ACTs) are now standard treatment worldwide for P. falciparum malaria. Artemisinin is isolated from the plant Artemisia annua,(Chinese Name:Qinghao, pronounced:Ching-hao-su)a herb employed in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The medicinal value of this plant has been known to the Chinese for at least 2,000 years. In 1596, Li Shizhen recommended tea made from qinghao specifically to treat malaria symptoms in his "Compendium of Materia Medica".

TCM is a unique, distinct and independent medical system that has been practised in China for more than 5000 years, long before Western medicine began. TCM treats the body as an integrated system and recognizes that energy levels can get out of balance, or organ function can underachieve or be overactive. It has developed over centuries, supported by a wealthy of clinical experience and deep understanding of the human body and how it works. In Western societies, it is often called alternative or complementary medicine but, for millions of people in China and other Asian counries, TCM is still a primary method of healthcare. TCM can certainly play an important role in restoring the normal functioning of the human body, essential for fighting disease and healing the body.

When you consult a TCM practitioner, you benefit from the wisdom of both TCM and Western Medicine. This is because, from the 16th century onwards, TCM integrated aspects of Western into its teaching. If you look at any TCM university's undergraduate program in China , you will clearly see that in the 5 years full time study, the students will be taught Normal Human Anatomy, Biochemistry ,Physiology, Pathology, Clinical Integrative Chinese & Western Medicine etc together with TCM courses. Consulting a TCM practitioner is not a question of turning your back on any advances in Western medicine or rejecting any Western advice because our TCM practitioner will undoubtedly use a combination of both traditions.

If you are considering Chinese Medicine or Acupuncture treatment, please come and visit us. We understand that every patient has different needs and wants. This is why we offer all new patients a free consultation to discuss treatment. If you are unsure whether TCM is right for you, please book your free consultation. There is no obligation to have treatment after the consultation. If you have a budget in mind for treatment, please tell us. We will do our best to plan treatment within your budget. You can be assured of receiving the best professional service. Other treatments we provide include: Electro-Acupuncture, Massage and Allergy Test.

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Shu Ding

Shu is a qualified practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine with 20 years of work experience in both China and UK. He Graduated from Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (China). After working for Liaoning Traditional Chinese Medicine hospital for 6 years in China, Shu came to England with the belief that the benefits of TCM are beyond the boundaries of China. He is a member of The Association of Acupuncture Clinicians which is part of BAF (British Acupuncture Federation) and the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He is also a qualified and fully insured medical phlebotomist. Through his success of treating recurring medical problems, he has built up a reputation as a caring, efficient and competent practitioner.

Ying Gao

Ying is a qualified Acupuncturist and massage therapist. She has extensive experience in Acupuncture, Dry Needling, Acupressure, Sports Massage and Deep Tissue Massage.She is a member of Federation of Holistic Therapist. She is specialised in back pain, shouder and neck pain, sciatica, sports injuries etc.

  • Client Reviews

    I went to St Neots Chinese Medical Centre after my 1st embryo transfer failed. I had weekly acupuncture for a few months then my 2nd embryo transfer was successful. I continued my sessions throughout my 1st trimester which greatly helped my early pregnancy symptoms. I would highly recommend this clinic, especially to someone going through IVF.

    Christine Hayward
  • Client Reviews

    I have always found the staff at the St Neots Chinese Medical Centre to be cautious and friendly. I have been undergoing treatment for frozen shoulder, which included Acupuncture and Acupressure. When I first visited the centre, I was suffering from a very painful left shoulder with limited movement. I undertook a thorough consultation where the treatment was explained in detail. I am now almost completely cured, which is amazing.

    Paul Chivers
  • Client Reviews

    I have been coming to the clinic for my peripheral neuropathy. The pain has completely gone after my fifth treatment. This is really amazing. Highly recommended.

    Darren Martin