Acupuncture uses very fine needles inserted into particular points on the body to achieve a therapeutic benefit. It is one of the tools utilised by Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners who are qualified to diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions, however it probably best known for its management of acute and chronic pain, stress and fatigue.
Acupuncture may assist patients suffering a wide range of acute and chronic ailments by utilising a holistic approach which addresses the underlying cause of a condition as well as its symptoms. A Chinese medicine practitioner approaches healing understanding and addressing the body as a whole – body, mind and emotions.
In addition to acupuncture, Chinese medicine practitioners may utilise herbal medicine, massage, exercise and breathing therapy, diet and lifestyle advice to design a comprehensive and individually tailored treatment strategy to achieve the best clinical results for their patients.
Acupuncturists and Chinese medicine herbalists in Australia are health professionals and must be registered with AHPRA under the national registration accreditation scheme.
Steve is registered with the AHPRA Chinese medicine board in all 3 division of Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Chinese herbal medicine dispenser.
Steve has a membership of the AACMA (Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association) which is the peak professional Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine association in Australia.
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