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Traditional Chinese Medicine

ACUPUNCTURE

Traditional Chinese Medicine

ACUPUNCTURE

Acupuncture, a Time Tested Treatment
for Pain Relief

Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to treat pain. From the Chinese medicine perspective, energy blockage and deficiency usually cause pain.

Energy or qi needs to flow smoothly to maintain the normal function of the body and mind. Wherever there is blockage of energy channels, there will be pain in the area. Physical trauma, emotional distress, and excessive pathogenic energy from the environment, such as heat, cold, dampness, insect bites, and excessive alcohol intake, contribute to energy blockage.

Acupuncture treatment is often used after evaluating energy channels and determining the types of present energy imbalances. Acupuncture treatment by a well-trained, skilled, and experienced provider can open the blocked energy channels, facilitate the energy flow, and help to re-establish the body’s natural state of energetic balance.

Acupuncture is a safe and effective natural therapy that has been used for over 2000 years to treat and prevent disease as well as improve our wellbeing to its optimal level. Acupuncture can be effective for controlling pain and can regulate the body's physiological functions to treat various internal dysfunction and disorders by stimulating the bodies internal chemicals such as endorphins, neuropeptides and other anti-inflammatory hormones. It also can balance the Hormonal and Autonomic Nervous system thus getting the root many stress related dis-eases while also play a part as a complementary treatment in combination with diet and lifestyle changes.

Some reasons to have Acupuncture:

  • Reduce Stress & Learn Stress reduction

  • Hormonal & Metabolic Balance

  • Get Slim & Fit

  • Have Better Sleep & More Energy

  • Rid Anxiety & Depression

  • Cure Pain & Reverse Disease Naturally

  • Fertility & Natal Care Treatment

  • Longevity & Cosmetic Anti-ageing Treatment

 

Moxibustion is a form of fire heat treatment often combined with acupuncture that stimulates specific acupuncture points of the body. It involves the burning of mugwort herb near acupuncture points or attached to acupuncture needles creating a lovely warming sensation.  The term is derived from the Japanese "mogusa" meaning herb (mugwort) and the Latin "bustion" meaning burning.  

 

Shiatsu (Finger pressure) is an ancient form of traditional Japanese physical therapy that involves stimulating the acupuncture points and meridians with finger pressure, often with gentle rocking and stretching also. It can be performed gently or firmly depending on the person's needs and likes for complete relaxation and therapeutic benefit.

 

Chinese Herbal Medicine, dating back 5000 years, involves the use of traditional plant-based medicines such as roots, flowers, tuber, leaves, seeds, and fruits to cleanse and strengthen the blood and increase the body's Qi (Chi). Plant medicine is largely science based which many individual herbs being sold in your local health stores and pharmacies today such as extracts of ginger, cinnamon, astragalus, and chrysanthemum. Today no animal parts are used and they are heavy metal tested for safety in Aust. TGA-approved formulas for maximum safety and potency.

Traditional herbal formulas that are only available from your Licensed Acupuncturist are more effective than single herbs in most cases and have a greater balancing action than single herbs alone.

 

Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Shiatsu & Chinese Herbal Medicine can be very effective for many diseases and conditions including back pain, muscle stiffness, headaches, migraines, tendonitis, arthritis, digestive disorders, anxiety, insomnia, urinary problems, and female health problems such as menstrual cramps, irregular periods, and infertility as well as a vast array of health conditions.

 

If you have any questions for Johnathan Tel: 0478 222 022

Natural & Healthy4Life Community Clinic price $40 Concession - $50 Waged  (60 mins)

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