Getting you Fit & Healthy, Keeping you Fit & Healthy

Massage, Acupuncture, Counselling, Nutrition and much more ..

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The Albany Street Clinic is located in the New Town and is home to some of Edinburgh's most established and experienced complementary health practitioners.  The clinic is known for it's warm and calm atmosphere as well as the effective care of the practitioners.  As well as treating a range of chronic and acute complaints, we are also the dedicated venue for The Natural Fertility Centre, the Natural Pregnancy Clinic and the Arthritis and Frozen Shoulder Clinic.  

 

Our clinic is host to professional, experienced and specialist massage therapists, acupuncturists, herbalists, counselling, nutritionists and much, much more. Have a look at our Treatments page or scroll through the Therapists if you know who you're looking for.

Here at Albany Street, we know how hard it is to maintain optimal health in a busy life because we are all in the same boat.  We will work with you to gain and maintain a healthy weight, ease a sore back, relax those tight shoulders, release painful joints and clear your skin as well as help you along your fertility and pregnancy journey if that's what you need most.

Call us to book an appointment on 0131 629 1529. At busy times your call may be diverted to an answering machine - please don't be put off and do leave a message. We will get back to you as soon as possible.


January News:

Check out our latest blog on the down sides of voucher schemes

This, on the effectiveness of acupuncture for back pain, is from the US but is still interesting to watch.  If you want to find a qualified acupuncturist in the UK, go to the British Acupuncture Council website.

Can acupuncture treat depression? - interesting article from Scientific American

Acupuncture for the cold and flu season - why & how it works: article from University Hospitals in Ohio

Good News for those people who don't like kale!  Here's some research on foods that are even better for you.  Plus info on the many, many benefits of apple cider vinegar - nothing like it first thing in the morning in warm water for improving skin and digestion!

And for those doing a 'dry January' - not long to go now but here's some information from New Scientist on the positive effects of cutting back alcohol.


Menu of the Month :

image: hemsleyandhemsley.com

image: hemsleyandhemsley.com

Christmas might be over but Winter is just starting so here's a lovely Hemsley & Hemsley recipe for spicy hot chocolate to keep us going through the long,dark January days.

We're all about POSITIVE EATING here at the Albany Street Clinic.  Eating well is much more about adding in the good stuff than taking out the bad stuff (with the exception of sugar).  There is so much that can be done to improve your nutritional intake and the results are a more robust immune system, more energy, weight loss, better skin & hair, balanced hormones (that goes for men and women) and balanced blood sugar levels.

Come in and see our nutritionist Dr Jane Jamieson and find out how you can improve your health.

 

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