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Chinese Five Elements

5 Weeks, 5 Elements

Both Paul Adkins and I utilise the 5 Elements in our practice at The Mitchell Hill Clinic in Truro, in Chinese astrology (ba zi), feng shui and traditional acupuncture respectively. The use of the 5 Elements in Chinese Metaphysics or the Five Arts is a vast and ancient subject and can reveal a lot about […]

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Gallbladder 14 Acupuncture Point

Tension Headache? Three Acupressure Points That May Alleviate the Pain

Treatment protocols and techniques in acupuncture can be relatively intricate and a wide range of factors are taken into account before I arrive at a diagnosis and prepare a treatment plan that’s unique to you. Point location itself is complex and takes many years to master, but there are some points that can be used […]

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Acupuncture for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

The World Health Organisation has listed OCD amongst the ten most debilitating illnesses in terms of loss of income and decreased quality of life. There are many forms that OCD can take, the most common symptoms are repetitive, intrusive and unwelcome thoughts, images, impulses and doubts which sufferers find hard to ignore. It is these […]

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Cosmetic Acupuncture

New! Combined Cosmetic Acupuncture & 5 Element Treatment

This luxury treatment has been developed by our 5 Element Acupuncturist and founder of Facial Enhancement Acupuncture; Paul Adkins. This special treatment has been created in response to many patient’s request for both services when they visit the clinic. A Cosmetic Acupuncture session as a stand-alone treatment is already a holistic experience as it works […]

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Traditional 5 Element Acupuncture Needles in Hand

Acupuncture for Arthritis

Arthritis means inflammation of the joints and according to Arthritis Care it affects over nine million people of all ages in the UK. The two most common types are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Acupuncture can be used alongside western medicine to help ease the pain of arthritis sufferers. A study into osteoarthritis of the knee […]

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