Jane started her healthcare career in the NHS as a nurse before becoming a midwife. She has worked in a number of different settings including all aspects of a busy consultant unit, a midwifery led unit and humanitarian work in rural Africa.
Jane studied Traditional Chinese Medicine at The Northern College of Acupuncture in York graduating in 2007. She completed her MSc in Acupuncture with a research study looking at the use of acupuncture in pregnancy. Jane has an obvious interest in treating pregnant women as well as couples who are trying to conceive. Jane has been involved in a number of acupuncture research clinical trials including treatment of depression and back pain.
Since qualifying, Jane has undertaken additional studies in pregnancy related acupuncture as well as treating fertility problems. Jane has supported countless women from pre-conception, pregnancy and into motherhood. In recent years Jane has focused her studies on deepening her understanding of The Balance Method which has included 3 trips overseas to train with Dr Tan’s apprentices.
Jane has a private one-to-one clinic inside ‘Back to Chiropractic’ 54, Grammar School Yard, Hull. HU1 1SE. Just CLICK HERE to visit Jane’s website.
Helen qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2000 from Salford University and started her career in the NHS at Scarborough Hospital before moving on and working in private practices and in the Ministry of Defence, both in the UK and overseas. Helen first started using acupuncture for pain relief in 2001 and since then realised how acupuncture can help to treat so many more conditions than just musculoskeletal injuries.
Helen graduated from the Northern College of Acupuncture in 2014, completing a Master’s of Science degree in acupuncture, her research looking in to acupuncture and knee osteoarthritis. Continuous learning is essential to Helen to ensure the best care is given to her patients and she regularly attend courses to further her knowledge and progress her skills. Helen is also a Clinic Supervisor, the Clinical Educational Lead and a tutor on the biomedicine and bodywork team at the Northern College of Acupuncture based in York.
Having worked in a community acupuncture clinic before, Helen knows the value of receiving regular acupuncture at a cost people can afford and is grateful to be able to join Jane at Hull and East Yorkshire Community Acupuncture.