About Ben

Ben studied acupuncture at the Northern College of Acupuncture (NCA) in York, completing a Post Graduate Diploma with distinction. He is a member of the British Acupuncture Council, Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council, and National Association of Massage and Manipulative Therapists.

He treats a variety of conditions, specialising predominately in musculo-skeletal issues. Ben has undertaken additional training in Japanese Acupuncture which integrates western physiology into the ancient theories of Oriental Medicine, and pulse diagnosis which is an intricate and valuable diagnostic tool.

When he is not practicing Acupuncture Ben teaches at the Northern College of Acupuncture, covering the practical elements of the course such as, bodywork (massage), acupuncture point location, clinical skills and pulse diagnosis. He also has an involvement within the research module due to his work on acupuncture based clinical trials at York University. Ben also works at St James Hospital in Leeds providing auricular acupuncture ro relieve prostate cancer patients of their hot-flushes.

Ben has had academic papers published based around his work on ACUDep Clinical Trial (acupuncture for depression) and ATLAS Trial (acupuncture for neck pain). He has also has articles pubished in the British Acupuncture Council magagazine, The Acupuncturist.

Ben is also a qualified Remedial and Sports Massage therapist and treats a variety of musculo-skeletal injuries and conditions with massage, acupuncture or a combination of the two. For more detailed information on what remedial massage can offer please visit my massage website in the Remedial Massage section of this site.

Ben Elliot


296 Tadcaster Road
YO24 1ET

01904 709688

Tuesday: 9am - 7pm
Friday: 2am – 7.30pm