Category Archives: Acupuncture

Moxa- Another Way of Treating Acupuncture Points

Moxa- Another Way of Treating Acupuncture Points If ever you walk into our clinic and notice a light smoky smell, don’t worry, it just means that moxa has been used in one of our treatment rooms. Moxa is one of …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Could Your Feet Pain be Caused by a Sinus Infection?

Could Your Feet Pain be Caused by a Sinus Infection? Strange though it sounds, sometimes sinus infections can cause problems with ligaments or tendons in the body. Your sinuses are a magnificent structure of tunnels and caves running throughout your …

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Hip Pain

Common Causes of Hip and Lower Back Pain Hip pain is often caused by a problem with the alignment of the body. It can often be caused by a misalignment of the feet (such as an old ankle injury) or …

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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.” …

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Acupuncture and Fertility

Acupuncture and Fertility Acupuncture reduces stress, which increases fertility When people are under stress, the hormone cortisol is released in the brain. This disrupts hormone levels, and that in turn impacts fertility – in fact, stress can stop ovulation entirely …

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Stomach & Digestive Problems

Stomach & Digestive Problems Why More Stomach Acid, Not Less, is Often the Answer Do you suffer from indigestion, reflux, bloating, heartburn, irritable bowel, diarrhoea, gas, stomach pain, or stomach cramps? A common belief is that reflux, heartburn and GORD/GERD …

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