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Treating Sports Hernias with Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture for Sports Hernias

With Australian sport more competitive than ever, traditional Chinese Medicine plays an important role in treating athletes. To be successful in any sport there's a battle to stay fit and work hard, while also preventing over-exertion and injury. It's a difficult balance and many athletes find themselves dealing with painful injuries like a sports hernia during their career. For some, this could just be short-term pain and discomfort. But for others, it could prevent or even stop, a career in...

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Acupuncture for Tinnitus

Acupuncture for Tinnitus

Have you ever tried acupuncture for tinnitus? What is tinnitus and what are the causes of tinnitus? Have you ever suffered from a peculiar ringing in the ears? If so, you may be experiencing a condition called tinnitus. Tinnitus is constant, abnormal ear noise when there is no corresponding external sound present. Most sufferers of tinnitus describe the noise as a ringing sound. But this can vary from person to person. Tinnitus is more common than you think. Statistics shows...

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Top 5 Considerations in Finding a Trusted Acupuncturist

Finding Trusted Acupuncturists Blog

You have probably heard about acupuncture, one of the popular forms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) dating back to ancient times. Though acupuncture is making its way steadily into mainstream global medicine, your doctor may not yet have recommended one for you, or have resources to a reliable TCM practitioner. This means you would have to choose an acupuncturist yourself. In many ways, choosing an acupuncturist is similar to choosing any health care provider: location, cost, specialty and personal style...

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How Acupuncture Works for Stress Relief?

Acupuncture for Stress and Depression

Australian Bureau of Statistics released figures showing that stress levels in Australians are peaking more than ever. According to a study on stress and wellbeing run by the Australian Psychological Society (APS) in 2014, almost two in five Australians reported experiencing symptoms of depression. In 2015, anxiety symptoms were the highest they have ever been in the five years of the survey by APS. Acupuncture for stress relief can be a great way to help with stress naturally. What are...

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Chinese Cupping Therapy

Chinese Cupping Therapy

Chinese cupping therapy is another modality of Traditional Chinese Medicine besides acupuncture, massage therapy and herbal medicine. This practice dates back over 2,000 years but has received recent attention in the media due to its use by world-class Olympics athletes for injury relief. Cupping combined with acupuncture can provide great pain relief. Cupping may also help you with many health conditions from pain management right through to respiratory disorders. This may make it an excellent alternative to drugs and surgery...

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How does acupuncture help with infertility?

Acupuncture for Infertility Blog

Infertility is on the rise - one in six Australian couples suffers infertility. Since 1976, the total fertility rate for Australia has been below replacement level. That is, the average number of babies born to a woman throughout her reproductive life has been insufficient to replace herself and her partner. How can acupuncture help with infertility? Research showing acupuncture may assist in supporting specific fertility treatments There is some research evidence that acupuncture for infertility and Chinese medicine treatment may...

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Can Acupuncture Help with Weight Loss?

Acupuncture for Weight Loss Blog

Obesity represents a major health and societal issue for Australia. An Australian health survey (2011-2012), highlights that 63% of adults are now overweight or obese, with 28% classified as obese. Projections suggest that by 2025, the prevalence of overweight and obesity will increase to over 70%, with approximately one third of the adult Australian population classified as obese. It seems that there is no magic bullet for weight loss as obesity is a complex issue that oftentimes requires a multidisciplinary...

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Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a style of traditional medicine built on a foundation of more than 2,500 years of Chinese medical practice. It includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage (tui na), exercise (qigong), and and diet and lifestyle advice. Traditional Chinese medicine is widely used in China where it has long been the standard system of medicine. It is also becoming increasingly popular and recognized worldwide where it is primarily approached as alternative medicine. Traditional Chinese medicine...

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Chinese Herbal Medicine Therapy

Services - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Herbal Medicine is an ancient system of healthcare which can be traced back to more than two thousand years since its introduction. It takes a natural and holistic approach to healthcare and is trusted by people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds. Chinese herbal medicines are generally considered as safe but occasionally may be associated with possible adverse reactions in individual cases. They must be taken as directed by qualified Chinese Medicine practitioners. Chinese herbal medicines...

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Chinese Remedial Massage

Services - Remedial Massage

If you have particular muscle tension or chronic pain a remedial massage may be for you. Chinese Remedial Massage (Tui Na) is also an integral part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) working along with acupuncture and herbal medicine as a complete healing system. It is a complementary therapy which aims to treat muscles that are damaged, knotted, tense or immobile. It is useful for a number of problems that affect the muscles, tendons and bones. It can be used to...

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