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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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Acupuncture for Fertility and IVF Support

Acupuncture for Fertility and IVF Support

Acupuncture for Fertility and IVF Support is used as a supporting treatment for couples undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF). Many health practitioners may recommend acupuncture as an adjunct treatment that may assist with IVF treatment. There is continuing research about how acupuncture can assist with the effectiveness of IVF treatment. There is also broad agreement by Chinese medicine practitioners and other health practitioners about acupuncture as a supporting treatment for IVF. You should consult your treating practitioner about how acupuncture...

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Acupuncture for Sport Injuries

Acupuncture for Sport Injuries

Whether you have a sudden injury like sprains, strains and breaks or niggling joint or muscle pain that crept up slowly, acupuncture can help you for the relief and management of pain related to sport injuries. Sports injuries are injuries that typically occur while participating in organized sports, competitions, training sessions, or organized fitness activities. These injuries may occur for a variety of reasons, including improper training, lack of appropriate footwear or safety equipment. Acute sports injuries generally involve a...

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Acupuncture to Stop Smoking

Acupuncture to Stop Smoking

Smoking is a strong, complicated addiction with three parts: addiction to nicotine, habit and emotions. You need the best tools to help with the physical and emotional symptoms. Acupuncture to stop smoking may be a great resource to help you succeed. Acupuncture has been used to help smoking cessation for a long time. There is also some research evidence supporting these claims. Acupuncture is a technique derived from traditional Chinese medicine that uses tiny needles to stimulate certain points on...

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture Blog

Acupuncture is a component of the system of medicine developed in China that can be traced back at least 2,500 years. It is one of the oldest health care systems in the world. While it is generally commonly recognized that acupuncture supports the treatment of many and varied health conditions, the theory of acupuncture is not able to be explained by current medical science. More research is needed to define more precisely the role of acupuncture in health care. What...

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Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Weight loss is a concern for many people, and something that can be difficult to achieve. Acupuncture for weight loss is an alternative treatment that may be helpful in assisting with weight loss. Some studies suggest that acupuncture may play a significant role in reducing both weight and cholesterol levels by mobilising energy stores. Studies have shown a connection between acupuncture and weight loss, in some cases people receiving acupuncture lost twice as much weight as those who were on...

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