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20/11/2019

Acupuncture in the Northern Beaches over the Xmas-New Year break 2019

Are you on the Northern Beaches and looking for acupuncture over the Christmas - New-Year holiday break in 2019? We are available to help you. See our hours here.
20/11/2019

Acupuncture for labour induction over the Xmas-New Year break 2019

Would you like some help with acupuncture "induction" over the Christmas - New-Year holiday break in 2019? We are available to help you. See our hours here.
11/10/2019

Acupuncture for allergic rhinitis and hayfever

Do you have allergic rhinitis or hayfever? Acupuncture could offer significant relief in as little as eight weeks of treatment. Contact us to discuss whether acupuncture may be suitable for you.
11/10/2019

Acupuncture mechanisms: Allergic rhinitis and hayfever

If you’re after information about acupuncture treatment for allergic rhinitis and hayfever, click here to learn more.   For those of you who love a bit […]
17/05/2019

Recipe: Goji Almond Choc Balls of Bliss

Try these delicious parcels of healthy goodness the next time you feel like a little chocolate-y snack!
15/05/2019

MEDITATION MINI-COURSE – Qi harmony: meditation and relaxation (3-weeks)

Meditation brings silence, stillness and clarity. Qi is harmonious when it is flowing; a vibrant carrier of life in your body of energy. Discover the joy of being both still and silent, and in continuous flow!
07/04/2019

Acupuncture for morning sickness in pregnancy

"Morning sickness" refers nausea or vomiting in pregnancy - which may occur at any time of the day. It is usually worse during the first trimester, sometimes extending into second trimester. Chinese medicine sees pregnancy as an altered state, and special requirements for the mother and baby need to be accounted for during this time.
07/04/2019

Acupuncture and IVF – embryo transfer and supportive treatment

Many women contact the clinic after hearing about acupuncture helping to improve IVF outcomes, whether having done their own research or having been recommended by their fertility specialist. At this clinic, we take a whole-person approach to IVF support, working with body-mind strategies to increase wellbeing and reduce stress.
07/04/2019

The Chinese medicine view of children’s ear infections and glue ear

For simple acute ear infections, the recommended strategy in Western medicine is to "watch and wait" for a couple of days. Familes can learn about appropriate natural approaches to apply during the "watch and wait" period.
06/04/2019

Tennis elbow: Managing pain and function

"Tennis Elbow" is the most common chronic musculoskeletal pain condition affecting the elbow. Despite its name, only 5-10% of sufferers play racquet sports. Chinese medicine diagnosis and treatment planning is extremely flexible and pragmatic. It has always been a very individualised medicine, aiming to take in the whole of a person's experience.
06/04/2019

Managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

IBS has unknown cause and is separated according to symptoms in the Western approach. In Chinese medicine, people with IBS may be assessed according to whether their symptoms are worsened with stress or whether their IBS began with a gastro infection.
04/04/2019

The Chinese medicine view of sinusitis

Chronic sinus congestion can have many different causes and symptoms. Diagnosis and treatment is not always clear. Chinese medicine ideas have developed over thousands of years and offer a different way of seeing the human and their environment.
03/04/2019

Acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee

Various Chinese medicine therapies have been studied as treatments for osteoarthritis of the knee. Some have been found in large-scale studies to be effective for relieving pain, increasing function and improving quality of life in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. Effective therapies for osteoarthritis of the knee include acupuncture, electroacupuncture and moxibustion.
03/04/2019

Acupuncture for chronic low back pain

Acupuncture can be an effective treatment for chronic low back pain, bringing improvements in pain intensity and function. Results may be enhanced by combining acupuncture with other therapies. Chinese medicine looks at the whole person, working with body and mind to bring about positive changes.
31/03/2019

Acupuncture for migraine – treatment and prevention

A recent high-level review investigating acupuncture for migraine treatment suggests that adding acupuncture to symptomatic treatment of attacks reduces the frequency of headaches, and that the effect of acupuncture may be similar to migraine prophylaxis (prevention) drugs, but with fewer adverse effects.
31/03/2019

Acupuncture for tension headaches – treatment and prevention

A recent high-level review of clinical trials has concluded that acupuncture is effective for treating frequent episodic or chronic tension-type headaches. Every person is different, and all headaches should be checked by your doctor. Contact us to discuss whether acupuncture may be suitable for you.