Ms Susana Pires
Job Title: Practice Therapist
Specialisations: Acupuncture, Fertility Medicine, Pain Medicine
Languages: English, Portuguese
Having developed skills in a wide range of holistic therapies, including naturopathy to degree level, and elements of herbal medicine, osteopathy and massage, Susana was drawn to specialise in Acupuncture having seen how an evidence-based holistic approach to health and well-being can be used for a wide variety of problems and conditions in a natural way.
At the Leigham Practice Susana offers classic Chinese acupuncture treatments for a broad range of conditions. Her areas of expertise are fertility and support for couple undergoing IVF, gynecological disorders and she has a keen interest in the treatment of people with chronic health problems and long term conditions. Susana is experienced using Low Level Laser Therapy as a form of needleless acupuncture that is safe during pregnancy.
Susana has undertaken further studies in ear acupuncture which she uses to help treat addictions such as smoking, food and alcohol and also to help with conditions such as depression, stress and stress-related conditions.
She has also worked at the Gateway Clinic, a major UK center of acupuncture research and attends our practice during the week and Saturdays.