Have you tried Moxibustion therapy yet?

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Moxibustion therapy

Here at Eight Branches Acupuncture Lincoln, moxibustion therapy is a treatment option occasionally used alongside traditional acupuncture. What is moxibustion therapy? In common with acupuncture, moxibustion has a history dating back thousands of years. It involves the burning of the herb, usually mugwort, and is known as moxa. A heat lamp can often provide a similar effect, although the benefit … Read More

Acupuncture Appointments – Frequently Asked Questions

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At my acupuncture  treatment room in Lincoln I frequently get asked about how to prepare for an appointment, what to expect from acupuncture, and if it hurts.  So, with this is mind, I thought it would be useful to write a handy guide to some of the most commonly raised questions.  You can find lots more information on the British … Read More

Back to School

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Well, it’s back to school for me tomorrow, and after a few study free years it’s with a mixture of trepidation and excitement that this new adventure begins. I am returning to my old college, the Northern College of Acupuncture in York to start an MSc in Chinese Herbal Medicine. This has been on my radar for quite some time, … Read More

New Beginnings

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A warm welcome to you all to my new website. Not only that, but as many of my patients know I have been planning a fresh image and rebrand for some time … and here is the result, I hope you like it! A new name too, to embrace and reflect the traditional roots of acupuncture … Traditional Chinese Medicine … Read More