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Jim Chalmers has over 24 years clinical experience in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), having studied and practiced in hospitals in China and run private practices in Singapore, Australia and Scotland.

Jim Chalmers now practices from South West Scotland; at the Crossmichael Complementary Therapy Centre just outside of Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway. To find addresses and phone numbers click here.

Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine that has been practiced in China and other countries for over 3000 years. Though Traditional, there is now considerable scientific evidence of its effectiveness and is now used by doctors and in hospitals around the world to treat a wide range of medical conditions.

Jim's treatments utilize Traditional Chinese Medicine techniques such as Acupuncture, cupping, gua sha (scraping therapy) and moxibustion, the prescription of prepared Chinese Herbal Medicine Formulae in pill or powder from as well as the relatively more modern highly effective system of Ear Acupuncture (Auricular Therapy and Auricular Medicine) as developed over the past 50 years by the renowned French physician, Dr Paul Nogier. Advice on diet, nutrition and lifestyle form an important part of treatment protocol.

For the needle phobic and for the very young Jim applies safe, low level infra red laser treatment.

Please explore this site to discover more. Your most frequently asked questions are answered; there are links to the History of Chinese Medicine and lists of some conditions that are well treated with Chinese Medicine and information about Acupuncture today.

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