We try to integrate complementary and conventional medicine together as often as possible.
“Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease – Hippocrates.”.
Western medical acupuncture is a therapeutic modality involving the insertion of fine needles; it is an adaptation of Chinese acupuncture using current knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology, and the principles of evidence based medicine.
Dr Amer Sheikh is a GP who blends modern medicine with complimentary therapies including acupuncture to achieve the best results for his patients. He is an instructor for the British Medical Acupuncture Society and analyses and summaries international acupuncture studies for “Acupuncture in Medicine”, the leading international acupuncture journal. He holds a Master’s degree in Pain Management and is a member of the International Association for the Study of Pain.
Dr Sheikh currently offers evidence-based treatment for the following conditions:
Neck & Back Pain
Tennis & Golfer’s Elbow
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Osteoarthritis of the Knee / Hip
TMJ Myofascial Pain Dysfunction
Dizziness, Vertigo and BPPV
Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome