Acupuncture Workshop on Building the Immune System, San Francisco 2015

I would like to talk about my re­cent par­ti­cip­a­tion in an acu­punc­ture work­shop in San Francisco. I at­ten­ded a won­der­ful three day work­shop in February 2015 con­duc­ted by my ment­or for the last 20 years, Masakazu Ikeda sen­sei from Japan. He travels reg­u­larly from Japan to San Francisco to con­duct work­shops on a vari­ety of […]

Vision Acupuncture for Dry Eye

At Australian Centre for Natural Medicine One of the eye con­di­tions that we of­fer Vision Acupuncture ser­vices for is Dry Eye. Dry eye or Dry Eye Syndrome is a com­mon eye con­di­tion suffered by many people. It is es­tim­ated that between 15-30% of the pop­u­la­tion suf­fer from dry eye. Although not gen­er­ally as­so­ci­ated with vis­ion […]

Vision Acupuncture for Retinitis Pigmentosa

One of the de­gen­er­at­ive eye dis­eases that we of­fer ser­vices for here at the Australian Centre for Natural Medicine is Retinitis Pigmentosa, usu­ally called ‘RP’. RP is a ge­net­ic dis­order that can lead to blind­ness. Usually pa­tients suf­fer from a loss of peri­pher­al and night vis­ion ini­tially and then gradu­al de­teri­or­a­tion of the cent­ral vis­ion. […]

Vision Acupuncture for Macular Degeneration

One of the de­gen­er­at­ive eye dis­eases that we of­fer ser­vices for here at the Australian Centre for Natural Medicine is Macular Degeneration. Macular Degeneration usu­ally causes the gradu­al de­cline or dis­tor­tion in the cent­ral vis­ion due to a de­teri­or­a­tion of the health of the Macular. This oc­curs when the cells of the mac­u­lar be­come mal­nour­ished […]

Ophthalmic Acupuncture | Vision Acupuncture

Vision Acupuncture is a com­pre­hens­ive ser­vice offered at the Australian Centre for Natural Medicine. We provide an in­di­vidu­al­ised treat­ment pro­gram for people suf­fer­ing from a broad range of eye con­di­tions like: Macular Degeneration Stargardt’s Syndrome Dry Eye Retinitis Pigmentosa Macula Odema Usher’s Syndrome Glaucoma Diabetic Retinopathy Retinal Detachment Retinal Occlusion Optic Neuritis Optic Nerve Atrophy Cataracts […]

Acupuncture Support for People Undergoing Chemotherapy Treatment

There are the many people who come to our acu­punc­ture clin­ic who have had the mis­for­tune to be dia­gnosed with con­di­tions com­monly known as can­cer and who are un­der­go­ing chemo­ther­apy treat­ment. This clin­ic­al scen­ario has in­creased alarm­ingly over the last five to ten years and it has been won­der­ful to provide people in this situ­ation […]

How Can Acupuncture Help People with Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is ex­traordin­ar­ily com­mon in this day and age in the Western world. The reas­ons for this in­clude life­style, such as an in­or­din­ate amount of sit­ting or re­pet­it­ive ac­tions. We com­monly see “tradies” – car­penters, build­ers, plaster­ers, tilers – suf­fer­ing from os­teoarth­rit­is. These are com­mon trades where this con­di­tion be­comes pre­val­ent as the trades­people move […]

Acupuncture for Frequent Urination During Pregnancy

In this post I will ex­plain the ap­proach of Japanese acu­punc­ture in treat­ing fre­quent ur­in­a­tion dur­ing preg­nancy. This is a com­mon con­di­tion dur­ing preg­nancy and there is a very lo­gic­al ex­plan­a­tion for this con­di­tion ac­cord­ing to the paradigm of East Asian medi­cine. For the full tran­script of this video, please go HERE!

Acupuncture For Chronic Fatigue

Our ap­proach in us­ing Japanese acu­punc­ture for chron­ic fa­tigue syn­drome is very dif­fer­ent to the Western ap­proach, but clin­ic­ally it has proven to be very ef­fect­ive. For the full tran­script of this video – please click HERE!

Acupuncture To Induce Labour Naturally

When we look at acu­punc­ture to in­duce la­bour, we are explor­ing a nat­ural meth­od of la­bour induc­tion. In my extens­ive exper­i­ence as an acu­punc­tur­ist, I have found that Japanese Acupuncture has been very effect­ive in help­ing to pre­pare a mother or a poten­tial mother for child birth. Read the full tran­script of this video…