Acupuncture for Sports Training

Whether you’re enjoying leisurely fun runs or training seriously for sprint or distance events, every runner is familiar with two major factors that interrupt training and performance: pain and fatigue.

Though there’s no substitute for adequate rest, good nutrition, and stretching pre- and post- training, acupuncture is widely recognised for [...]

Visiting a Chinese medicine practitioner

Traditional Chinese medicine is a form of complementary health care that may assist in the treatment of conditions ranging from hay fever to lower back pain. Practitioners administering acupuncture and herbal medicine in Australia joined the National Register and Accreditation Scheme for Health Professionals in mid-2012. This is the [...]

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a natural and holistic treatment modality, the first evidence of which can be traced back to ancient China. It involves the insertion of very fine, single-use, sterile needles into specific points to manipulate Qi or ‘life force.’ The aim is to tap into the body’s innate healing [...]