We are a Chinese Medicine Clinic close to inner City Brisbane in Coorparoo. We provide multi-service, including Acupuncture, Electro-Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Moxa, Cupping and Massage Therapy.

How many years history does Traditional Chinese Medicine have?

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a broad range of therapy practices sharing common theoretical concepts which are based on a tradition of more than 2,500 years.

What does Trditional Chinese Medicine include?

It includes various forms of Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Massage (Tui Na). In TCM, disease is generally perceived as a disharmony (or imbalance) in the functions or interactions of , yin, yang, qi, blood, organ, meridians etc. and/or of the interaction between the human body and the environment. TCM diagnosis consists in tracing symptoms to patterns of an underlying disharmony, mainly by palpating the pulse and inspecting the tongue. Therapy is based on which “pattern of disharmony” can be identified.

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture and Moxibustion, guided by the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine, applies needling and moxibustion to points on the human body to regulate the functions of organs, meridians, and qi and blood to assist body with acute or chronic conditions.

Has Acupuncture been Regulated in Australia, Brisbane?

Yes. Acupuncture became a health profession registered at the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) in July 2012.

Is Acupuncture painful?

Acupuncture is a unique personal experience, everyone reacts differently to the needle insertion, but for most individuals it is virtually painless. The needles used for acupuncture are solid and extremely fine – much thinner than those used for injections and blood drawing. When the needles reach the acupuncture points, there is a sensation that could be described as soreness, numbness, heaviness. Sometimes the sensation may transfer to other parts of the body. That is produced after the needle is inserted, it’s called ‘the arrival of qi’.

Is Acupuncture safe?

Our Acupuncture needles are typically made of stainless steel. They are sterile and single-used. We only use those needles to ensure the safe acupuncture treatment we apply and minimize the risk as much as possible.

What is Moxibustion?

Moxibustion is a therapy in which burning moxa is used to produce a heat stimulation to human body. It can be applied with acupuncture treatment or just by itself.

What is Cupping Therapy?

Cupping is a therapy in Which a jar is attached to an area of skin surface to cause warm stimulation. This is achieved by through the removal of the air in the jar created by introducing heat in the form of an ignited material.

What can Acupuncture help you with?

Acupuncture has been widely adopted and practiced. Some researches have provided evidences supporting it’s effectiveness in assisting with:

  • Anxiety
  • Elbow Pain
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Low Back Pain
  • Menopausal hot flushes
  • Migraine prophylaxia
  • Nausea and Vomiting (Chemotherapy-induced)
  • Neck Pain
  • Pelvic Pain Syndrome
  • Period Pain
  • Plantar heel Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Stop Smoking (Up to 3 months)

Source: The Acupuncture Evidence Project (Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association Ltd, 2017)