The youngest members of our families are the most sensitive to falling unwell in rapid and dramatic ways. Thankfully, they are also prone to recovering in an equally rapid fashion. Children are very responsive to natural treatments and generally require a lot less intervention than adults. Our treatments are gentle yet effective and suitable from just a few days after birth, and throughout infancy and childhood. Our practitioners can use a range of treatments including herbal medicine, shiatsu massage, infant massage, acupuncture, pain-free laser acupuncture and nutrition.
The silent epidemic of our modern age, autoimmune diseases such as MS, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, Grave's disease and others are becoming more common in our population. Whether your diagnosis is recent, or you have had your condition for years, we can help you to reduce your auto-antibodies, reduce your symptoms and get on top of your condition.
The verdict is in. Fertility rates are declining, it's harder these days to conceive naturally than ever before. Chinese medicine and acupuncture have been proven to massively boost your chances of getting pregnant. Our team of practitioners has in-depth knowledge and years of experience in assisting couples to conceive naturally, and supporting those who undertake IVF treatment.
Imagine how it would feel for your entire body relaxed, stress free and pain free. You can be by using acupuncture. During your treatment very fine needles are gently insert into your body causing it to be harmonised and begin the healing process.
Laser acupuncture can be an excellent way for children or those who are anxious about needles to experience the benefits of acupuncture. The laser light stimulates and harmonises the flow of energy in the body without the need for acupuncture needles.
Moxibustion, is the burning of a Chinese herb Mugwort over an acupoint. The loose herb, is sometimes shaped into thin threads or small pyramids and placed directly on the skin, or on top of a slice of ginger, or on top of an acupuncture needle. The burning herb creates a pleasant warming sensation, and is removed before becoming too hot for the patient.
Cupping is one of two physical methods used in Chinese Medicine to release pathogenic "evil qi" via the skin. It is particularly useful for the treatment of colds and flu, for releasing stiff muscles, and for enhancing circulation in the entire body.
Chinese Herbal medicine has played a central role in the health system in China for thousands of years. Herbs form an important part of many treatment protocols designed in our clinic, and can help to extend the effects of an acupuncture treatment.
Going beyond the basics of vitamins and minerals, Chinese medicine nutrition is the prescription of food based cures for health conditions. Foods are often prescribed as a supplement to acupuncture or herbal medicine treatment, and can help you to become more active in your recovery. Recipes for self healing then become part of your own first-aid kit against disease.
We're located in Richmond, near the corner of Lennox St and Bridge Rd. If you are travelling by car, 2 hour parking is available on Lennox St and surrounding streets. Should public transport be more your style, catch either the 48 tram or 75 tram from the city or walk from Richmond Station. You can see us on Street View by clicking hereDiscover Chinese Medicine