Fife Physiotherapy Centre provides one of the best acupuncture services as part of an integrated approach to the management of injuries, pain, stress and anxiety.

Acupuncture treatment is based on scientific research and clinical evidence which reduces pain by stimulating the brain and spinal cord to produce natural body painkiller, chemicals such as Endorphins, Melatonin (which promotes sleep) and serotonin (to promote well-being).

These chemicals not only assist the body to relax and response to pain but also promote body’s healing in order to aid recovery. Fife Physiotherapy Centre in Dunfermline is AACP registered practice. We are experienced in Western Medical and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) therefore we can assess and provide treatment on the basis of Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine knowledge and theories to improve your body’s physical and holistic healing. We are experienced also in Sports Acupuncture Therapy. Find out more About Us and our experience by clicking the link.

Conventional Acupuncture

A single-use, pre-sterilised disposable needles applied to different acupuncture points to stimulate the Qi (Chee). Qi is known as life energy a fluid runs in different meridians in the body and stimulates the release of natural chemicals from the brain and spinal cord. The acupuncturist carefully select the location of point according to your problem and clinical history then apply a tube guided needle to them.

Acupuncture treatment is safe if provide by a trained acupuncturist and not painful with a prick of needle. The treatment last for 30 minutes and you will be further advised about the effects during and after the treatment.


auriculotherapyEar is a micro system which reflects our entire body by reflexes on the outer part of our ear called auricular.

There are different reflex points on ear which directly related to our body systems and reflect our well being and psychological health.

We provide clinical auricular therapy to achieve several health improvement results including:

  • Pain Management
  • Stress & Anxiety Management
  • Weight Loss
  • Addiction Management
  • Holistic Healing
  • General Body Fatigue Management


If you are sensitive, don’t like the application of needle, or you have other health conditions contraindicated to needles.

We have acupressure and laser acupuncture treatments option available for you, acupressure is gentle pressure applied to acupuncture points by hands to activate acupuncture or trigger points in order to stimulate Qi flow and balance the body.

The amount of pressure used varies according to the condition and produce same effects as needles application.

Laser Acupuncture

Laser AcupressureCold therapeutic laser use as low-level laser therapy (LLT) for the stimulation of acupuncture points to achieve healing effects.

Laser acupuncture particularly used for sensitive patients, children, sports injuries, ears and fibromyalgia patients.

Fife Physiotherapy Centre provides laser acupuncture with the confidence of knowing research based knowledge to promote your well being and body natural healing process.


Electro AcupunctureFor better and enhanced results in a good recovery time scale.

Fife Physiotherapy Centre provides the option of electro-acupuncture to achieve quicker results in no time.

Electro-acupuncture machine units are specially designed to deliver variable amplitudes and controlled frequencies of electrical impulses to the body via acupuncture points.

Electric current stimulate life energy Qi to balance body energy, stop pain and promote healing process in muscles, bones and ligaments.

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Acupuncture is effective in the treatment of:

  • Pain Relief
  • Migraine/Headaches
  • Persistent Lower Back Pain
  • Muscular Strength
  • Sports Performance Enhancement
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Insomnia (Sleeping disorders)
  • Neurological Problems
  • Addiction Management
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Sinus Problems
  • Fatigue
  • Digestive Disorders, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)