Category Archives: Acupuncture

New Chronic Pain Treatment

New Chronic Pain Treatment

Several of our Brisbane acupuncturists attended a seminar recently on the latest developments in Japanese acupuncture. There were some excellent new treatments, including one for chronic pain that is not improving with regular treatment. It is called …

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Hospital Trial Shows Acupuncture as Effective as Drugs

Hospital Trial Shows Acupuncture as Effective as Drugs
An Australian trial of acupuncture in our hospitals has found the therapy is more effective than morphine when it comes to relieving acute pain.

Here are the full details of the study, showing that …

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Case Study- Exhaustion and Depression

Case Study- Exhaustion and Depression
Sam (not his real name) came to our clinic hoping to improve his very low energy and depression. We performed a Health Assessment on him, and found that he had high adrenaline levels, which had caused …

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Tired All The Time?

Tired All The Time?
Adrenal Exhaustion- The Most Common Undiagnosed Cause of Fatigue
Do you still feel tired when you wake up, even if you have had a really good sleep?  If you feel like you have poor energy all the time, …

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Acupuncture and IVF

Acupuncture and IVF
Increasing Your Chances of a Successful Pregnancy By Using the Best of Both Worlds
(The first section below is from a newspaper article[1].)
‘It was 2005, and after nine months of IVF treatment and a positive pregnancy test, 36-year-old Jill …

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Case Study: Feet Pain Caused by Sinus Infection

Case Study- Feet Pain Caused by a Sinus Infection
Judy (not her real name) came to our clinic for pain in both feet from plantar fasciitis. This condition is due to inflammation of the ligament that runs the length of the …

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Case Study- Severe Hip Pain

Case Study- Severe Hip Pain
Mary (not her real name) came to see me with very strong, stabbing pain in her right hip for the last 3 days. She had experienced hip pain a number of times in the past, but …

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Case Study- Severe Eye Pain

Case Study- Severe Eye Pain
Brian (not his real name) sees me on a regular basis for maintenance and further improvement of his health. In February he came to his regular appointment with severe pain in both eyes. Mowing his lawn …

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‘Don’t See a Natural Therapist!’

‘Don’t See a Natural Therapist!’
Recently a Facebook post on a local community page was critical of natural therapists, saying you should not see one “instead of seeing a real doctor who uses the most modern, advanced and scientific practices.” This …

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Acupuncture and Fertility: Facts and Figures

Acupuncture and Fertility: Facts and Figures
Here is some of the research on the use of acupuncture to improve fertility. 
Acupuncture increases the chance of IVF success
The combined results of seven clinical trials showed that combining embryo transfer with acupuncture led to …

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