Dr Lilla Cooper has been a TCM practitioner in Cumbria for over 20 years. As part of her TCM practice Lilla uses acupuncture, massage, Tui Na, cupping, moxa, nutritional advice, stretching exercises, and movement advice.
Lilla gained a doctorate in cancer research in 1989 and was involved in post doctoral research in Britain, United States and Japan. In Japan Lilla found acupuncture to be widely used in mainstream medicine and began an interest in Traditional Chinese Medicine. This led to 7 years of training in acupuncture and Chinese herbs.
Lilla studied acupuncture and TCM for 3 years at the Northern College of Acupuncture in York, and Chinese Herbal Medicine for 4 years with Prof. Shulan Tang at Shizhen College in Manchester. Lilla helped to establish the first MSc course in acupuncture in the UK, and is a very well respected practitioner who is known to get good results. Lilla is a member of the British Acupuncture Council, and is also a Zita West Affiliated Acupuncturist, ensuring a high professional standard.
Lilla owns and runs The Little Green Clinic, a busy clinic at 19 Market Street in Ulverston, Cumbria.
In her spare time, Lilla can be found growing organic vegetables, fell running, doing Yoga in her garden, writing, and generally enjoying nature.
Lilla has a keen interest in nutrition and healthy eating. She has grown her own organic food for the last 20 years, and keeps a handful of very lovely chickens. She also tends a couple of beehives for honey, beeswax, and propolis.
You can find lots of Lilla’s seasonal and therapeutic recipes on her blog.