Based in Hove, at Hove Osteopathic Clinic, Sunny is our leading acupuncturist, registered with the British Acupuncture Council. She can help with ailments such as body sports injury, headaches, pain, mental health issues and many other health issues you might be experiencing. Please read below for the treatments available and the description of each practitioners.
Xiao Chun Gao (Sunny)
Acupuncturist & Massage Therapist
Xiao Chun Gao (Sunny) Lic AC, MBAcC, BSc, comes from a Nursing and Massage background before studying at The International College of Oriental Medicine, graduating with a BSc. Honours degree in Acupuncture, awarded by Greenwich University. She is also a certified member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC).
Sunny incorporates Classical Chinese Medicine (Stems & Branches), Five elements and Applied Channel Theory into her diagnostic treatment plans. Gua Sha, Cupping and Moxibustion can also be incorporated into treatments dependent on the client’s requirement.
Sunny was a registered nurse in China since 1989 and continued studying professional nursing and science courses in Shan Dong Medical University between 1995 and 1997. Acupuncture was one of the modules, and sunny graduated with a first-class degree in nursing.
Sunny had over 15 years’ experience as a Registered General Nurse in China. During this period, she worked in the Thoracic Surgery, Digestive Surgery, and Orthopedic Units. While working in Digestive Surgery unit, Electro-Acupuncture was practiced helping post operation patients to recover from surgery. (stimulating the intestines to start movement).
Sunny came to the UK in 2008. She studied English Language, while she is working in orthopedic and spinal wards as a health care assistant in the NHS. She returned to China and completed a massage course at Bin Zhou Medical University China in 2015. She holds a Massage Certificate, encompassing Tui Na, Remedial Massage & Sports Massage, Neuromuscular Techniques and Foot Massage.
Sunny will continue to work with the NHS. She has good experience in both Western and Chinese medicine and will deliver a high quality of Acupuncture treatment to the patients in need.