ProActive Training are able to offer a 4 day course in acupuncture aimed for existing therapists to increase their knowledge in the area and give them the ability to utilise these skills in the management of their patients. It covers both Western and Eastern approaches to treating a variety of musculoskeletal problems.

Foundation Acupuncture Course

This bespoke course is designed specifically to meet the needs of busy therapists with an interest in Acupuncture who are currently involved in treating musculoskeletal and associated conditions.

On this course, we expertly combine traditional Chinese concepts, Western science and Western medicine to equip students with a very good understanding of acupuncture and how it has evolved over the centuries.

The program will provide the required knowledge and understanding in the physiological effects of acupuncture on pain management and the healing process.

Over the course there will be coverage of all of the following areas:

1. Western techniques such as:

  • neuromuscular (myofascial trigger points)
  • muscle energy techniques
  • periosteal pecking will be combined

2. Traditional Chinese methods where students will be taught about treatment using the main meridians and also in pain management of the following areas:

Entry Requirements

The course is designed for practitioners who have existing skills and experience as a therapist.

  • Sports Massage Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Sports Therapists
  • Osteopaths
  • Massage therapists
  • Chiropractors
  • Nurses


On successful completion of the Acupuncture Course students will be awarded a Foundation Certificate in Acupuncture. This will allow students the ability to practice acupuncture as an adjunct therapy to your profession. Upon successful completion of the course students will qualify to register with the Acupuncture Practitioners Organisation (APO) and have the opportunity to register onto the acupuncture in sports medicine and exercise.

Course details

The course is designed as a blended course combining home study and 4 practically taught days.
Home study assignments

Course cost: £550.00

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Complete the registration and we'll let you know when we're running some more courses. Alternatively we can run a course at your workplace, college or university on a date to suit you. Please detail your requirements below and we'll be in touch.

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