Acupuncture is part of a system of traditional Chinese medicine that has been practiced for around 3,500 years.

Using fine needles that are inserted in the body at very specific points, the treatment is designed to alter the body’s energy flow, or Qi, into healthier patterns


Acupuncturist Steve Guthrie

Steve Guthrie treatment fees

Initial treatment
Adult - £65.00 (60 mins)
Child - £50.00 (40/60 mins)          


Follow-on treatments
Adult - £48.00 (30 mins)
Child - £35.00 (20/30 mins)  

Steve Guthrie BAc MBAcC

Steve is the Director of Dyke Road Natural Health Clinic and has been practising as an acupuncturist for nearly 30 years. He was also Director of the Dolphin House Children's Clinic in Brighton for over 20 years.

Steve has also taught acupuncture, held the Chair of his professional body, the British Acupuncture Council, and sat on the British Acupuncture Accreditation Board.

He brings to acupuncture a contemporary interpretation to help clients understand themselves and their health.

Steve also trained with Julian Scott, the pioneer of children's acupuncture in the UK, and is one of the leading specialists in paediatric acupuncture.

To make an appointment with Steve Guthrie call 01273 561 844/5

Elaine Cook Dip. Ac MBAcC

Elaine is a specialist in the field of Gynaecology and Infertility both male and female, having studied extensively in this area. As a qualified Natural Fertility Care Practitioner, Elaine provides support for couples embarking on assisted fertility programmes. She also has a Masters in Chinese Herbal Medicine. 

Elaine graduated from The London School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1992. She has practised in Brighton and Hove since then. 

Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM) has been used in Eastern countries for 5000 years, and is a safe and effective form of medicine today. Prescriptions are tailor-made on an individual basis according to your particular diagnosis, and are designed to stimulate the body's own healing mechanisms, so that balance is restored.

At your first appointment a very detailed history will be taken, both of recent and past health along with careful assessment of the tongue and pulse. 

The Register of CHM governs practitioners and ensures that pharmacies are regulated and abide by the guidelines issued by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency.

For more information visit Elaine's website at or email

Acupuncturist Elaine Cook

Acupuncturist Elaine Cook

Elaine Cook treatment fees

Initial treatment
Adult - £70.00 (80 mins)
Teenagers - £45.00        

Follow-on treatments
Adult - £48.00 (40 mins)
Child - £35.00

Rick Mudie Acupuncturist at Dyke Road

Rick Mudie Acupuncturist at Dyke Road

Rick Mudie treatment fees

Initial Treatment - £65.00 (80 mins)
Further treatments - £46.00 (40 mins)

Discounts are available for low income and over 65’s as follows:
Initial Treatment -£62.00 (80 mins)
Further treatments -£42.00 (40 mins)

[For paediatric appointments please contact Rick directly]

Rick Mudie BSc, BSc (Hons) Oriental Medicine, MBAcC

Rick trained in acupuncture at the International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM) and is an experienced member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC). He has a BSc degree in Social Science from Edinburgh University and a BSc (Hons) degree in Oriental Medicine from Brighton University. He is a Course Co-ordinator and Clinical supervisor at ICOM.

Rick has years of experience using acupuncture to treat a wide variety of symptoms. He practices Five-Element ‘Stems and Branches’ and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) acupuncture.

He has acupuncture clinics in Brighton and Lewes.

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