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Michael Pringle initially qualified in 1982 from The college of Traditional Acupuncture under JR Worsley and has been learning, teaching and treating patients ever since. In 2003 he undertook extensive clinical training in Nanjing with Dr Wang NingShen a renowned diagnostician. At the same time he started his Chinese Herbal training which has continued ever since with Dr Arnaud Versluys, who teaches a very traditional use of formulae from the lineage of Dr Tian of Chengdu. Michael uses acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, tuina, healing and meditation to help people to return to health naturally. He has extensive experience in diagnosing and treating stubborn conditions, such as ME, MS, bloating, gynaecological, skin and structural pain.

He has had a research article published on the use of Cupping in general practice and publishes a set of Quick Reference of acupuncturists.

I have a general practice from home and on Wednesdays’ run a Multi-bed clinic in Salcombe with Antoinett Bruin.

Michael lives in Slapton, Devon with his young family of a son and daughter. He has a garden and goes sea kayaking when he can. For more details see my main pages at

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