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Take control of your Brain Health with Acupuncture

For many Australians, Dementia is an encroaching fear in our senior years. Australians are self-confident, self-sufficient and highly educated. Hence, the notion of losing control of our own actions and thoughts is widely dreaded. This is why it is critical for us to start taking care of our health in antecessum for healthier and fuller […]

How acupressure can be used at home or work for managing anxiety and depression

Eyes darting left and right. Your neck sore from constantly looking over your shoulders, chasing the shadow of pedestrians going about their business. Agitated. Sensitive. Wanting to hole up in a secluded dark corner at your workplace. Maybe its not as bad as the description above. Maybe it is. If it is, I recommend that […]

Acupuncture for cancer rehabilitation

Cancer is one of the leading health burdens in Australia (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2020). For most people, the news of cancer diagnosis is quite devastating, and few things can prepare them for the arduous journey that is to follow. Fortunately, with awareness for early screening and advances in medical technology, the survival […]

Chronic Lifestyle Disease – Q&A with Nutritionist Federica Negro

Federica is based from our Bondi Junction and Kingsford clinics as Office Manager. We are lucky that Federica is also a qualified nutritionist with a wealth of knowledge on all things nutrition, health and lifestyle. We interviewed Federica on our latest topic – Chronic Lifestyle Disease to get some insights from a practitioner’s perspective. What […]

Why we need to live differently NOW

The reality of our lifestyles Australia has the reputation of an active, outdoor-loving nation, with a high quality of life and one of the best health systems in the world. Why then do nearly 50% of us have chronic lifestyle diseases, with the number rising each year? Chronic diseases, such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, […]

Blood sugar – the foundation to good health

Energy levels during the day, the way you think, how likely you are to develop chronic disease, sexual dysfunction and even excess belly fat all trace back to one core subject; metabolic dysfunction. Literature shows that living longer and living better all really starts with decreasing chronic inflammation in our lives. A great place to […]

Recovery for Performance

Most athletes know that getting enough rest after exercise is essential to high-level performance, but many still feel guilty when they take a day off. The body repairs and strengthens itself in the time between workouts, and continuous training can actually weaken the strongest athletes. Why Do I Need to Incorporate Recovery? After an intense […]

What is PCOS and can Chinese Medicine help deal with It?

PCOS stands for polycystic ovary syndrome –- is characterised by the growth of multiple small follicles on the ovary. It is often undiagnosed as the person may still menstruate, but usually very irregularly, for example, having six week or a few months in between periods. The actual blood flow can also be quite scanty, so […]

Manage Anxiety with Activity

State of Mind Last year was a rollercoaster ride to put it lightly! Unfortunately for many of us, that rollercoaster is still going full speed as 2021 gets well underway. All the uncertainty, isolation, and external pressures on our lives are having a real impact on the mental health of many of us. Nearly 1 […]

Resting an injury is not your solution to pain!

There are many situations where absolute rest to a particular area may hold their importance; such as recovering from large fractures or other accidents resulting in hospitalisation. This blog is not referring to those times! How many of you have been experiencing a ‘niggle’ ? How many of you have experienced a pain when performing […]

How acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine may help PMT and period pain.

Research – and millennia of use — has shown that acupuncture has an anti-inflammatory effect on the body, that it improves blood flow, relaxes the muscles, and stops pain. One of the reasons for pain at period time, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, is constraint of liver* energy, as its role is to […]

HealthSpace Posture Assessment – What is it, how it works, or why you should have one.

What Is A Posture Assessment? A postural assessment looks at the alignment of body from the front, back and side to see whether there are any imbalances or any muscles that are weak or tight, or for any movement patterns that could be causing pain or discomfort. It is important to deal with any and […]

Anxiety-Gut connection: why one affects the other

Have you ever felt nauseous, desperately trying to push down the contents of last nights dinner before giving the bad news to your boss? Or the churning inside your stomach when something you have been preparing for a long time falls apart? You were probably experiencing anxiety. Anxiety, though classified as a mental disorder, is […]

Acupuncture for Mental Health

This past year has perhaps been the most chaotic period of our generation. Despite our best efforts, the virus has proven itself to be very, very resilient. Unfortunately, this has proven to be fatal to us bi-pedal vertebrates. In addition to the obvious physical and social toll, COVID has demanded a prolific mental health toll. […]

To sing a lullaby with Acupuncture

Fighting the morning call How often have you spent your night intimidated by the sound of your bedroom clock? It’s ticking sounds the footsteps of the approaching daylight. Desperately hoping that the whisper of sleep will drown out the ticking herald of the alarm bell? For some people, sleep disturbance is a singular experience on […]

Pain And Inflammation in the Body

Western medicine doesn’t recognize the concepts of qi and meridians. However, scientific evidence suggests alternate explanations for why acupuncture might provide pain relief. “There’s a lot of research that says when we put an acupuncture needle into the body, a number of physiological mechanisms occurs,” says Brian Berman, MD, professor of family and community medicine and director […]

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