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June 25, 2017
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Shōnishin – Holistic treatment for infants and children

Shōnishin (from Japanese shōni = little child, shin = needling) is a non-invasive method of acupuncture, which was developed in Japan for pediatric treatment around 100 years ago.
June 14, 2017
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Ba Duan Jin Qigong (Eight Silken Movements)

Qigong is a health cultivating practice originated in from ancient China. Qi is a Chinese character word that refers to the vital energy circulating inside the body. Gong in Chinese refers to “skill” that comes from disciplined practice.
April 28, 2017
Treatment of period pain with acupuncture Balwyn Victoria

Treatment of Period Pain with Acupuncture

Treatment of Period Pain with Acupuncture Period pain a common problem associated with menstruation, affecting 50% of women and 90% of adolescent girls. Contrary to general belief, Traditional Chinese Medicine understands that period pain is NOT a natural part of menstruation. Period pain is generally […]
January 18, 2017
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Meridian Balancing System – A classic Strategy for Pain Relief

Meridian Balancing System – A Classic Strategy for Pain Relief Acupuncture is well known for effective pain relief. Sometimes, acupuncture needles are inserted to the affected area directly and we call this local treatment. But what happens if we cannot treat the affected area locally, […]
September 25, 2016
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Acupuncture and In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF): Recent Research and Clinical Guidelines

Abstract The use of acupuncture to improve the outcome of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) has become widespread over the past five years. Three of four randomised controlled trials (RCT) published since 2002 have shown that acupuncture significantly increases pregnancy rates. Although the research has a […]
August 12, 2016
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Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis With Chinese Scalp Acupuncture

Abstract Chinese scalp acupuncture is a contemporary acupuncture technique with just 40 years of history. It integrates traditional Chinese needling methods with Western medical knowledge of the cerebral cortex and has been proven to be a very effective technique for treating multiple sclerosis (MS) and other central nervous system disorders. A 65-year-old male patient who […]