Acupuncture Peckham

Acupuncture & Massage Treatments in our Peckham Clinic

If you’re looking for an acupuncturist in Peckham or the surrounding area, choosing a qualified practitioner certified by the British Acupuncture Council (BACC) is essential. Our clinic in Peckham offers Chinese acupuncture, remedial massage, Five Element and Classical Stems and Branches acupuncture, and cupping therapy. All our practitioners have graduated from the prestigious International College of Oriental Medicine and are certified members of the British Acupuncture Council.

What is Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture?

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a comprehensive healthcare system that has been practised for thousands of years. It focuses on achieving balance and harmony within the body to maintain optimum health. Acupuncture is a holistic therapy that originated in ancient China and has been used for thousands of years to treat various physical and emotional conditions. It involves the insertion of thin needles into specific points on the body, known as acupuncture points, to stimulate the flow of Qi (pronounced “chee”), or vital energy, along the body’s meridians.

Five Element Acupuncture, Cupping and Massage

Five Element Acupuncture, cupping, and massage are integral components of traditional Chinese medicine, each offering unique benefits for overall health and well-being. Five Element Acupuncture is based on the ancient Chinese philosophy that our body’s health is governed by the balance of five elements: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water. This form of acupuncture aims to restore harmony among these elements, addressing the root causes of physical and emotional imbalances. Inserting fine needles into specific points on the body stimulates the flow of Qi (vital energy) and promotes natural healing. This approach alleviates symptoms and enhances mental well-being and emotional stability.

Cupping and massage complement acupuncture by offering additional therapeutic benefits. Cupping involves placing special cups on the skin to create suction, which helps increase blood flow, reduce muscle tension, and promote healing of the deeper muscle layers. This technique is particularly effective for relieving pain, inflammation, and stress. Massage therapy, on the other hand, focuses on manipulating soft tissues to improve circulation, reduce tension, and enhance relaxation. Both cupping and massage can be integrated with Five Element Acupuncture to provide a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses a wide range of health issues, from chronic pain and sports injuries to stress and anxiety, ensuring a holistic approach to maintaining optimum health and well-being.

Acupuncture Peckham
Acupuncture in Peckham

The Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture offers a multitude of potential benefits for both physical and emotional health. Some of the key advantages include:

Pain Relief: Acupuncture has been demonstrated to be effective in treating chronic pain conditions, such as back pain, migraines, and arthritis.

Stress Reduction: Acupuncture can help alleviate stress, insomnia, and anxiety by promoting relaxation and improving sleep quality.

Hormonal Balance: Acupuncture can aid in regulating hormonal imbalances, addressing a wide range of women’s health issues, including infertility problems and menstrual and menopausal symptoms.

Digestive Support: It can improve digestion and alleviate symptoms of digestive disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Sports Injury Recovery: Acupuncture can accelerate recovery from sports injuries and enhance athletic performance.

How Acupuncture can Help?

Acupuncture can help with a wide range of health issues, including:

  • Chronic pain
  • Digestive issues
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Sports injuries
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Sleep disorders
  • Menopause symptoms
  • Fertility issues
  • And more

Acupuncture can also be used as a complementary therapy alongside other treatments, such as massage therapy or cupping therapy.

Book a Consultation with our Practitioners Today

Laëtitia Metthey is our Neijing Acupuncturist based in Peckham. Laëtitia specialises in offering holistic treatments that address both physical and emotional health. Her expertise encompasses a range of services, from fertility support and IVF assistance to pain management. 

Laëtitia uses fine needles to provide effective treatment for conditions such as lower back pain, fibromyalgia, and menstrual disorders, as well as mental and emotional health, including stress reduction and postnatal support. Whether you are seeking help for eczema or muscular pain or simply wish to enhance your overall health, our Chinese medical and well-being centre is here to assist you. Contact us to book an appointment and experience the benefits of traditional Chinese medicine.

Peckham Acupuncture Clinic

Practitioner

Laëtitia, Lic Ac, MBAcC, BA, is a fully qualified Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist dedicated to enhancing the well-being of her clients through a holistic approach. Her journey into health and wellness began as a yoga instructor at the prestigious Chiva Som health resort in Thailand, where she resided for six years. During this time, her desire to deepen her knowledge of the human body and hands-on adjustments led her to train in Massage Therapy in Chiang Mai, the global capital of Thai massage.

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Initial Consultation Acupuncture Treatment

£90
  • 90 minutes
  • Body & Pulse Diagnosis
  • Treatment

Follow Up Acupuncture Treatment

£60
  • 60 minutes
  • Body & Pulse Diagnosis
  • Treatment

Massage Treatment 90 Mins

£95
  • 90 minutes
  • Treatment

Massage Treatment 60 Mins

£75
  • 60 minutes
  • Treatment
Acupuncture Peckham

Laetitia Metthey

Acupuncturist & Massage Therapist based at the Peckham Clinic

Laëtitia, Lic Ac, MBAcC, BA, is a fully qualified Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist dedicated to enhancing the well-being of her clients through a holistic approach. Her journey into health and wellness began as a yoga instructor at the prestigious Chiva Som health resort in Thailand, where she resided for six years. During this time, her desire to deepen her knowledge of the human body and hands-on adjustments led her to train in Massage Therapy in Chiang Mai, the global capital of Thai massage.

In 2017, Laëtitia relocated to London, where she expanded her expertise by training in Swedish and Deep Tissue massage at the renowned London School of Massage. Her quest for knowledge did not stop there; she then embarked on an intensive three-year Acupuncture and Classical Chinese Medicine degree at the International College of Oriental Medicine in East Grinstead, the oldest Institute of Oriental Sciences in the UK. After graduating, Laëtitia further honed her skills by completing specialized courses in treating musculoskeletal conditions with Alex Brazkiewicz and in ear acupuncture with John Tindall.