Avenue du Premier-Mars 29
2000 Neuchâtel

Tél. 032 721 07 07
Fax 032 721 07 08

Across from the permanence médico-chirurgicale of the hospital Providence.
By car : blue zones around the practice, parking of the Providence or Maladière.
If you are suffering from a disability or have difficulty moving, please inform our reception accordingly so access to the parking can be granted for you.
By train: 5 minutes walk from the station of Neuchâtel; alternatively, the funicular “Funambule” can be used from the train station.
By bus: line N° 101 – Stop « Neuchâtel, Université » or « Neuchâtel,  Lycée D.-Rougemont » .


The chiropractic care provided by Dr. Taco Houweling is covered by the basic mandatory health insurance, accident insurance, military and invalidity insurance. Chiropractic is an independent medical profession; no referral is required from a medical physician, unless an insurance model has been chosen in which the general practitioner is the first point of contact.

The acupuncture and naturopathy care provided by Mrs Zsofia Houweling is covered by the complementary medical health insurance. Mrs Houweling is a member of the Organisation Professionnelle Suisse de Médecine Traditionnelle Chinoise (SBO-TCM) and the Registre de Médecine Empirique (EMR), which are recongnised by most complementary insurances. For a detailed list of insurances recognising OPS-MTC and RME practitioners please click here. It is recommended to contact your health insurer prior to starting care to confirm the above information.

Acupuncture price list

Initial consultation CHF 144.00

Treatments CHF 120-144.00 depending on consultation time

These prices include all the materials used during the treatment (needles, cupping, moxa etc.). You will NOT be charged an extra fee for using multiple treatment methods.

The fee is set as CHF 12.00 per 5-minute period

Dr. Timothée Mathurin

Assistant chiropractor

Since 2022
Assistantship at the practices of Dr. T. Houweling and P. Roulet as part of the postgraduate training so as to obtain his speciality title.

Federal Diploma of Chiropractic, Switzerland

First Year of Pharmacy, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Institut Franco-European de Chiropraxie, Toulouse, France


Dr. Taco Houweling


Academic titles

Dr. of chiropratic and Dr. phil.


2013 – 2015  
Swiss Chiropractic Institute (SCI), Berne.
Post-graduate federal chiropractic training

2009 – 2013 
University of Portsmouth, UK
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   

2007 – 2008              
University of Roehampton, London, UK
Master of Research (MRes) in Sport en Exercise Science       

2003 – 2007              
Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC), Toronto, Canada
Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)  

2002 – 2003               
University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
First Propedeutics of Medicine

Speciality areas

Acute and chronic back and neck conditions.
Sport injuries and rehabilitation.
Disc herniation and sciatica
Evaluation of patient’s health status over time.



Professional experience

2015 – Present           
Chiropractor in private practice                    
Cabinet Houweling, Neuchâtel

​2016 – Present          
President Neuchâtel Association of Chiropractors 
Canton of Neuchâtel

Various locums at chiropractic practices.
Burgdorf and Thun

2014 – 2015             
Hospital rotations in orthopaedics and rheumatology         
University Hospital Balgrist, Zürich and Regional Hospital of Emmental, Burgdorf

2012 – Present          
Postdoctoral Fellow/Researcher
University Hospital Balgrist, Department of Chiropractic Medicine, Zürich.

2012 – 2014             
Practice of Dr. Wangler, Medical Centre Kurwerk, Burgdorf

2009 – 2012              
Researcher, tutor and chiropractor
Anglo-European College of Chiropractic, Bournemouth, Uk

Pilates instructor
London, UK

2006 –2007              
Aquatic Therapy Instructor
Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Canada

Continuing education

Medical acupuncture and dry needling, UK, 2018
Chiropratic paediatrics (care of the baby and adolescent patient), Switzerland, 2019


Association Suisse des Chiropraticiens (ASC),  www.chirosuisse.ch
Union Européenne des Chiropraticiens (ECU),  http://www.chiropractic-ecu.org/


Houweling TA, Braga AV, Hausheer T, Vogelsang M, Peterson C and Humphreys BK. First-Contact Care With a Medical vs Chiropractic Provider After Consultation With a Swiss Telemedicine Provider: Comparison of Outcomes, Patient Satisfaction, and Health Care Costs in Spinal, Hip, and Shoulder Pain Patients. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2015; Aug 15 [Epub ahead of print].

Houweling TAW; Bolton JE; Newell D. Comparison of two methods of collecting healthcare usage data in chiropractic clinics: patient-report versus documentation in patient files. Chiropractic and Manual Therapies. 2014; 22:32

Houweling TAW and Hamzeh A. Does knee joint alignment with the axis of the isokinetic dynamometer affect peak torque? Isokinetics and Exercise Science. 2010; 18: 217-221.

Houweling TAW. Reporting improvement from patient-reported outcomes measures. Clinical Chiropractic. 2009; 13: 15-22.

Houweling TAW, Head A and Hamzeh MA. Validity of isokinetic testing for previous hamstring injury detection in soccer players. Isokinetics and Exercise Science. 2009; 17: 213-220.

Zsofia Houweling (née: Csaszar)

Dipl. Acupuncturist, Naturopath, Nutritionist


2008 – 2012
College of Naturopathic Medicine, London
Diplomas in Acupuncture (TCM), Nutrition and Naturopathy

2006 -2008
University of Pecs, Hungary

Professional development

Naturopathic Practitioner in Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM with Advanced federal diploma in Higher education, Switzerland

2021, January- June
Tuina massage
Guang Ming Institut supérieur de médecine chinoise, Morges, Switzerland

2020 June- December
Aromatherapy training with Peter Holmes
ABZ Mitte, Frankfurt, Germany

Shonishin Paediatric acupuncture and tuina with Dr Stephen Birch
London, England

Japanese Moxibustion
London, England

2017-2018 Qi Gong with Maitre Liqin Yang
Neuchatel, Switzerland

2017-2018 Various courses in Phytotherapy
Phytolis and Epidaure Ecole professionnelle de naturopathie et de techniques de santé

2016 – 2018
Advanced training in Balance method acupuncture, pain management and internal diseases
Luzern, Switzerland

​2016,  June- November
Master Tung acupuncture, gynaecology and digestive disorders
London, England

​2016, May
TCM Kongress Rothenburg, Pain management and emotional disorders
Rothenburg o.d.t., Germany

​2014 – 2015
SBO-TCM, Swiss Professional Organization for Traditional Chinese Medicine, equivalency examinations in acupuncture, TCM and biomedicine

Hunyuan medicine
Chiway, Winterthur

2013 – 2014
Specialist training in fertility, gynaecology and pregnancy acupuncture
Naturechild, London

Certified doula
Birthbliss, London

Cosmetic acupuncturist
White lotus anti-aging, London

Natural fertility practitioner
Foresight, Bristol

2012 – 2013
Seminars on detoxification, liver health, food intolerances and digestive and thyroid health
Nutri-Advanced, London

Speciality areas

Acupuncture care for children
Fertility, gynaecology and pregnancy
Digestive disorders
Musculoskeletal disorders



Professional experience

2015 – to present
Acupuncturist, Naturopath and Nutritionist 
Cabinet Houweling, Neuchâtel 

2012 – 2014
Acupuncturist, Naturopath and Nutritionist 
Mygreenpath, London

2012 – 2013
College Director
College of Naturopathic Medicine, London

2009 – 2012
Practice Manager 
Liebling Chiropractic Care, Bournemouth


L’ Association Professionnelle Suisse de MTC


British Acupuncture Council


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