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Acupuncture

Sub-dermal filiform needling. Safe and effective for a variety of health issues.

Acupuncture involves the insertion of fine needles at specific and precise points on the body referred to as Acupuncture points, to influence healing and promote wellbeing. Utilising modern technology in the form of filiform needles acupuncture has evolved as a system of specific, prescriptive point stimulation with filiform needles, and may include focused heat application (moxibustion) and even electrotherapy to affect beneficial therapeutic outcomes for many conditions. AHPRA Registered Acupuncturists and Chinese Medicine Doctors have at least 3 years of study and clinical practice before being certified, so you are in well experienced and capable hands here at Lotus Palm. If you have any questions it is best to speak directly with your treating clinician.

Acupuncture needles laying across circular wooden board in close-up.

The benefits

Acupuncture has been shown to assist with many health concerns, and is one of the key treatment modalities of Chinese medicine. Some common conditions which may improve with acupuncture include:

Back pain, joint pain & sciatica

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI)

Neck pain

Headache & Migraine

Bells Palsy

Insomnia and sleep disorders

Stress and anxiety disorders

Please contact the clinic if you have any questions or to find out if we can assist you.

Acupuncture needles laying across circular wooden board in close-up.

Initial Consultation
up to 60min

Your clinician will take a full comprehensive health and medical history in order to provide a well informed and appropriate treatment plan, and determine suitability of treatment.

 

This then informs a treatment prescription which may include acupuncture, cupping, moxibustion or remedial Tuina massage therapy if appropriate.

Acupuncture needles laying across circular wooden board in close-up.

Follow - up
30 - 45min

This is for returning patients with the same main concern or health issue, and treatment will follow your treatment plan.

 

Your clinician will conduct a brief reassessment screening to keep your treatment evolving, and may make slight adjustments as appropriate.

Additional Information

It is required that all new patients to the clinic book in for an initial consultation to assess their suitability for treatment. If you are a returning patient but have developed new symptoms, you will need to book an initial appointment to allow for appropriate assessment. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the clinic directly.

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