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Face Masks after 19th July

In accordance with guidelines from Public Health England the wearing of face masks will be mandatory in our Clinic after 19th July. This is to protect our Practitioners, Staff, and you as our patient.

Official validation of Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a new guideline for Chronic Pain.  Acupuncture is now recommended ahead of traditional pharmaceutical interventions. This guideline was driven by the urgent need to cut down prescriptions of opioids and other painkillers. NICE considered a number of treatments for Chronic pain  in creating this […]

We are closed now for Christmas until 30th December

We want to reassure our patients that we will remain fully open apart from the Christmas break during Tier 4 lockdown. We are officially part of the medical sector and follow strict hygiene measures, wear PPE and screen all our patients to help keep everyone safe. If anything changes by way of Government guidelines we […]

Acupuncture appointments now available

We are delighted to announce that Craig Minto will be back at the Clinic from 8th July. Please head to our appointments tab to book in for a follow up appointment. For new patients please call us as this first appointment takes a bit longer.


As all of us will be aware the Covid 19 virus mainly seems to be targeting the lungs and causing affected patients breathing difficulties. Keeping ourselves healthy is important at this time and we should be doing everything we can to support our immune systems. This means eating lots of fresh fruit and vegetables and […]


We are still open for the provision of Osteopathic treatment for those who are in pain and distress, but we do not have appointments for Acupuncture and Remedial Massage.   In light of the current Covid-19 outbreak we have implemented a number of important steps to ensure a safe environment at our clinic. Our priority is […]

Update on available Practitioners

Whilst we continue to serve our community with osteopathic treatments, for the time being we regret that we are not able to offer Acupuncture or Remedial Massage. We apologise for any inconvenience cause and hope you will understand.

Acupuncture Explained

  Many people coming to The Bower Mount Clinic are unsure if acupuncture from our highly acclaimed acupuncturist Craig Minto might be able to help with their particular health care problems. So here is an explanation that may help. Oriental acupuncture is a deceptively simple form of medical treatment (Chinese Medicine) involving the insertion of […]

Autumn is upon us!

    Sadly the warm weather is slipping away, the days are drawing in and before you know it, you’ll be once more wrapped up in thick winter woollies. We all at The Bower Mount Clinic hope you managed to make the most of the summer, soaked up some vitamin D and kept yourself in […]