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  • Welcome

    Good health is a natural balance

    De Witte Os focuses on health and vitality and is specialized in acupuncture and Tui Na massage.

  • Polsdiagnose Chinese Geneeskunde

    Diagnose according to TCM

    What does a treatment look like?

    The diagnosis starts with an anamnesis, a (question) interview. Then the pulse is felt, the tongue is examined and, if necessary, the skin is palpated.

  • Acupunctuur behandeling in Maastricht


    Acupuncture can treat many complaints

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has compiled a list of more than 100 diseases, symptoms and conditions for which acupuncture is a proven effective treatment.

Over de praktijk

About me

As a practicioner of Chinese Medicine I work in the Maastricht area. I specialize in Acupuncture and Chinese Bodywork. Based on the principles of Chinese Medicine I help people to live their life to the fullest on a physical, mental, emotional and spiritual level.


De Witte Os is a member of the professional association Zhong – Dutch Association for Traditional Chinese Medicine. As a result, the treatments of De Witte Os are reimbursed by most health insurers.


Acupuncture and Tui Na massage are effectively used for many complaints. Long-term complaints, for which Western regular medicine sometimes can not find a solution, can often be remedied or reduced with the help of acupuncture.

Yin Yang balans

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Slapeloosheid insomnia slecht slapen


Menstruatieklachten, buikkrampen, PMS

Menstruation issues

Burnout Brun out

Body Mind

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Pain in the body

I had very little energy for months. However, the main reason that I decided to have acupuncture applied was that for almost half a year I had suffered from severe anxiety and regular panic attacks, as a result of sexual abuse in my youth. The GP had advised me on psychotherapy, EMDR treatments and medication. – According to the psychotherapist, however, EMDR turned out not to be suitable for me; – The months of therapy did not reduce my fears; – The medication gave me nosebleeds (later it turned out that the medication had a vasodilator side effect that I could not tolerate). Jean-Paul listened carefully and extensively to my history. It was new to me to learn that acupuncture could also help with emotional anxiety. I have now had 7 treatments in total. Each time, a lot of attention was paid to how I felt and what complaints arose. Jean-Paul used to explain which treatments he wanted to use. After each treatment I needed a lot of rest, and therefore a lot of patience. I feel it's better to continue with the acupuncture for a while, but I don't have any fears anymore. This is such a liberating experience! I never thought it possible that I would be able to experience this again and I am especially grateful to Jean-Paul for his expertise and care.

Mevr. E

I've been coming to Jean-Paul's for a few weeks now and I'm very satisfied. I have been suffering from my entire back for years (approximately 21 years) and for some time now I have been suffering from my knees, hips and ankles due to fibromyalgia, hypermobility and scoliosis. I have already tried many different treatments such as physiotherapy, back program, people dieck, osteopathy and a lot of medication. Nothing helped for a long time and I didn't want to stay on the medication for the rest of my life. My last hope was Jean-Paul and I'm so glad I did. Jean-Paul makes me feel really comfortable and he really listens to your complaints. Jean-Paul does everything he can to make me feel better. For me it has helped tremendously. I am now off my medication and the pain I still have is going very well. I recommend it to everyone because I really feel much better than 2 months ago.


I mainly suffered from insomnia, stress, pain in my lower back and a very restless feeling. I've had this problem for at least 25 years. At a certain point you don't know any better and you try to make the best of it: but in the end this is at the expense of your joie de vivre. I absolutely did not want to start with sleep medication. I've tried everything like melatonin, yoga, sleep music, every sleep ritual I could think of, devoured one sleep book after another. The result was that I became even more stressed and this made me feel very restless, until I discovered the acupuncture of THE WHITE OS. Here I have been in treatment for 5 weeks and believe it or not but I am now much calmer, less stressed and now sleep 6 to 7 hours straight. I am so glad I started this treatment and I thank Mr Jean-Paul for this. I have experienced the treatments as very pleasant.


After dozens of courses of antibiotics, examinations by a gynecologist and urologist and treatments by a pelvic floor physiotherapist to combat a chronic bladder infection, the general practitioner and the urologist suggested taking a small amount of antibiotics daily as a preventive measure. I heard from someone who got rid of her recurring bladder infections through acupuncture. So I ended up at De Witte Os at the beginning of November and thanks to the pleasant treatments by Jean Paul I have not had a bladder infection so far. I am confident that it also increases resistance.


I go once a month for an acupuncture and after treatment, I go to 'Praktijk de Witte Os'. Jean-Paul works professionally, with attention and respect. Because of the treatments my resistance has clearly improved and my energy has increased, I also sleep better. A very good way to take care of yourself; I recommend it to everyone!


With my many sports, the White Ox is my regular practice for keeping my muscles loose and flexible. Jean-paul asks where I am having trouble or where it is stuck, after which he massages the spot well. Thanks to Jean-paul I never suffer from major injuries and I can continue my training sessions. Last time I went to the White Os with the flu. After which Jean-Paul proposed to tackle the flu symptoms with acupuncture. No sooner said than done. After the treatment, the flu set in completely and I was able to go to bed right away. However, when I woke up the next morning, everything was gone. I still had a bit of a cold but the flu was gone and I was able to go to work.


Sunday February 10 2019 my back was so stuck that I could no longer sit nor stand. Hardly bearable pains kept me on the floor and withholded me from getting up to see a therapist. Jean-Paul Barbou van Roosteren from De Witte Os came to treat me. An hour after he started massage and acupuncture this lame man could go out for a walk. Perhaps not as fast as Jesus did it but as miraculous! Thank you so much!!!



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