Laurens Holve: Leading Osteopath and Acupuncturist in Surrey

“Whenever sciatica, tennis elbow, shoulder and lower back pain bedevil me, Laurens Holve is my first port of call. His unique blend of insightful knowledge, gentle humour and well-aimed therapy have – quite literally –  kept me going for years.” (Jeremy Taylor, Science writer)

Thank you for visiting The York Clinic site. I hope I can be of help to you. I am a qualified Osteopath, Acupuncturist and Naturopath with more thirty years’ continuous practice – here in the UK and also in China.

I am immensely proud of the professional reputation I have built here in Woking, Surrey. Over the years, my breadth of experience has helped many patients to rebuild their health and fitness through treatments programmes built entirely around their particular needs.

I work hard to stay at the forefront of my field, with regular attendance at at lectures and workshops in leading in leading hospitals.

You’ll find further details of my qualifications and experienced outlined below. If you need more information about my osteopathy, acupuncture or naturopathy services in Woking, please call 01483 720464. For details of my North London clinic, please visit The Camden Practice.



Laurens Holve: Education and qualifications

1980 – B.Sc (Hons) Physiology University College London.
1984 – Diploma in Osteopathic and Naturopathic Medicine, British College of Osteopathic Medicine.
1985 – 1986 Postgraduate Course Acupuncture London.
1987 – Advanced Certificate Acupuncture Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He returned to Shanghai in 1991 to further his Clinical training at the Renji Hospital in Shanghai.
1992 – 1994 Diploma in Chinese Herbal Medicine the College of Chinese Herbal Medicine in London.
2009 – Foundation course British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS).

Clinical experience

1985 – Bombay State Homoeopathic Hospital.
1985 – Colombo South General Hospital Sri Lanka (Acupuncture).
1991 – Renji Hospital Shanghai China, Acupuncture Outpatient Department.

I have been in full time practice since 1984, when I founded The Camden Practice in North London, and then The York Clinic in Woking Surrey.

My training across all three medical disciplines – osteopathy, acupuncture and naturopathy – enables me to offer achieve clinically effective results from treatments tailored precisely to patients’  particular symptoms.

Professional Bodies

BMAS – Member of British Medical Acupuncture Society
GOsC – General Osteopathic Council
RCHM – Member of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine.

I am married with a daughter and in my spare time, I like to write and run. I compete – very slowly! – in half marathons and in recent months I have become a strong advocate of kettle bell training.


Medco House, Monument Way East, Woking, Surrey, GU21 5LY

01483 720464

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