What does treatment involve?

Initially we will have a discussion about symptoms, then a treatment plan will be developed.
A consultation and treatment lasts between 45 minutes and one hour. Treatment may involve acupuncture, herbal medicine, Chinese massage, diet-therapy or a combination of these modalities.

How many treatments are needed?

The number of treatments you will require depends on the type of illness involved, duration of illness, age and individual healing ability. Noticeable improvement is generally seen within three to four treatments; however long term, chronic conditions will generally require a longer treatment course. Your Chinese Medicine doctor will be able to advise you on likely length of treatment.

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

We use single use, sterile disposable acupuncture needles. The style we apply, is very gentle and the needles we use are very high quality and micro fine. Upon insertion, no pain is generally felt at all. There is usually a warming sensation and a dull ache when the energy arrives at the point after a minute or two.

What can it treat?

Chinese medicine uses a unique framework and diagnosis that focuses on both your immediate symptoms and the cause of the problem. Chinese medicine may treat a myriad of problems, such as digestive, gynaecological, sports injury and psychological. If you have any questions about our experience on a particular disorder, please feel free to contact us.

Who can be treated?

Chinese medicine effectively treats people from all ages, pregnant women and people with disabilities. Chinese medicine is very safe and can often be used in conjunction with your current medications.

Are the practitioners qualified?

Yes. Chris holds a double degree from RMIT university in Chinese medicine and Human biology. Chris also graduated from Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China, and spent a further year in Nanjing western hospital. Chris has studied with various doctors around the world that are experts in their field, and continues with higher and further education by attending seminars and contributing to peer journals.

What if I don’t like needles?

I suggest to try it to see first, it’s really nothing to worry about and it’s actually very relaxing. However, many conditions can be treated with herbal medicine and dietary advice so this is an option.

Is Chinese Medicine covered by Private health Insurance?

Yes. Depending on your level of cover. We also have HiCaps available for convenient instant rebates.

Are the practitioners qualified?

Yes. Chris holds a double degree from RMIT university in Chinese medicine and Human biology. Chris also graduated from Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China, and spent a further year in Nanjing western hospital. Chris has studied with various doctors around the world that are experts in their field, and continues with higher and further education by attending seminars and contributing to peer journals, and also, attending seminars, contributing to journals and lecturing at RMIT. Chris has over 10 years experience as a practitioner.