Welcome to Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine by Alexander Humphries. Acupuncture and medical massage in the centre of York, offering treatment for a variety of issues and injuries, with a focus on the treatment of pain and musculoskeletal problems. 

  • Call 07925 064 468 to book a free 20 min consultation or schedule an appointment

  • Alternatively email acu.york@gmail.com 

Alexander Humphries BSc (Hons) , TuiNaDip , ITEC and member of the British acupuncture council. 

Acupuncture can help back pain, knee pain, neck pain, sciatica, migraines and more!


Treatments Available



Acupuncture is a treatment derived from ancient Chinese medicine. Single use needles are inserted into specific points in the body for therapeutic effect. Acupuncture treats a wide variety of health problems.

Cupping/Gua Sha

Technique from Chinese medicine, where glass suction cups are applied to the body for a deep tissue massage. Used to treat muscular tension and injuries by flushing out toxins and stagnant blood and improving circulation of fresh blood.


Tui Na/Medical Massage

TUI NA (Chinese medical massage) for pain and injuries, Acupressure massage (No needles), Gua sha (Chinese Medicine technique for muscle tension and moving blockages).

Alex has helped me in so many ways not only in mind but also in body. He is an amazing practitioner, very knowledgeable, caring, sensitive and has an amazing energy about him. I cannot recommend him enough. He has throughly converted me to Acupuncture.
— Susannah
Alex has really helped me refocus my mind and body through his treatments. I can’t thank him enough for his support. I always come away feeling revived and relaxed, and would highly recommend him to anybody wanting to try acupuncture! His gentle nature instantly puts you at ease and makes you feel comfortable!!!
— Adele

The art of acupuncture

Here are some pictures that capture my work as an acupuncturist!