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Study Trip to China

The trip will take me to Gungzhou the largest city of the largest province in China. The city has a population of 13 million making it the third largest in China.

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Summer

Summer is the time when our yang energy reaches its peak. At this time of year we should feel more outwardly energetic, it is the time to party and watch the natural world reach maturity.  The emotion associated with the summer is joy.  Do you feel better or worse in the summer? Is this a good season for you?   How you react to the current season is a good indicator to your health and can assist an acupuncturist diagnose how best to treat you. In good seasonal health this would mean you feel more open, more energetic, more socialble without being over the top about it.  If you are still waiting for your own summer or conversely you cannot stop partying, or cannot sleep so well, this would all indicate that you are out of balance with the season.

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Aquapuncture, Acupunture, Accupuncture, Accupunture or Acupuncture Edinburgh?

Julia Edmonds, acupuncturist in Edinburgh and East Lothian comments:  Acupuncture to the uninitiated is shrouded in mysticism in the west, so much so that it has more spelling errors than any other form of therapy in the UK. Where does the word come from?

It certainly has a Latin derivation, "acus" being needle in latin and and "punctura" being puncture. Acupuncture was reputedly first used as a term to describe the technique by French Jesuits in the 16th Century. This does little to demystify either the word or technique as it begs a new question, how did 16th century Jesuits know about acupuncture?  

Aquapunture Clinic Edinburgh conjures up an image of intense watery pain, while the Acupunture Clinic or Accupunture Edinburgh implies a pun a minute. Accupunture Edinburgh is an easy mistake to make.

To lay any doubt to rest Julia practices   Acupuncture in Edinburgh and East Linton, East Lothian, click on the link below to find out her contact information.

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Client Testimonials

I personally will always attribute Julia's treatment to be the predominant factor in my extended period of remission from Crohn's disease. Julia is both a trusted friend and therapist and I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking an alternative therapy.

Haley Creasey

My aches and pains in ankles, knees, hips and lower back disappear and my energy levels are given a very good boost too! It is 45 minutes or so of relaxation in a busy schedule. She keeps up to date with modern acupuncture techniques and has recently returned from a trip to China to experience these new techniques first hand. I cannot recommend Julia highly enough

Christopher Spencer

I consider myself very fortunate to have found Julia's Acupuncture Practice 2 years ago, when I decided to try acupuncture for back problems. After a few treatments the problems were solved. Since I have every confidence in Julia's ability, each treatment is a very relaxing and worthwhile experience.

Jean Osborne

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