Traditional Chinese Medicine can be applied for long-term management and relief of acute and/or chronic conditions. It is highly effective in the symptomatic relief of many disorders, especially stress and pain. TCM should also be considered as a preventative approach to maintain a healthy and trouble free lifestyle. We have a number of treatment programs that can assist in the management of the following conditions (World Health Organisation - WHO recognised):
Musculoskeletal: Neck and back pain, repetitive strain/overuse injuries (Carpal Tunnel etc.) sports injuries, muscle spasms, arthritis, spasms, tennis elbow etc. Both David and Rodd have had extensive clinical training under Orthopaedic Surgeons and Acupuncturists in both China and Australia.
Gastro-Intestinal: Indigestion, acute and chronic gastritis, IBS, diarrhoea, constipation, food intolerances, poor appetite, acid reflux etc.
Women's Health: Period Pain, PMS, Menopausal Syndrome, irregular or absent periods, endometriosis, and decreased sexual drive.
Pre and Post natal healthcare: TCM is an effective drug free and relatively inexpensive approach.
Psychological: Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Insomnia, Irritability etc
Respiratory: Asthma, Sinusitis, Rhinitis, Hay fever, Common colds and flu's, and general immune deficiencies.
Neurological: Migraines, Headaches, Dizziness, PHN, Bells Palsy.
Scar therapy: For reduction of post surgical scars, Acne scars or trauma induces scars.
Addiction: Mainly through the use of Auriculotherapy which has been clinically tested and proved to assist with a large number of addictions (WHO and NADA): Smoking, Food Addictions, Heroin, Cocaine and other substances.
Is it safe?
Traditional Chinese Medicine is very safe. All Chinese Herbal Products used in our clinic are tested and approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). All Acupuncture needles are sterile single use disposable needles. All AACMA accredited Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners abide by a strict ethical and hygienic protocol.