FAQ

Why Chinese Medicine?

Chinese MedicineChinese Medicine is one of the oldest and safest forms of medicine known to man. Used over thousands of years, it offers a cost-effective choice when conventional medicines have failed to be successful.

Chinese Medicine treats the whole body not just specific symptoms.

By aiding the body to become better at healing itself, not only is the symptom treated but your general health will improve. Many people find that after treatment, they feel more energetic enabling a better quality of life.

Do Chinese and Conventional Medicines Complement Each Other?

Yes.There is clear evidence to show that Chinese Medicine is effective for many illnesses that conventional medicine has not been able to treat. Some of our patients only showed a significant improvement once they were treated at our clinic. Conventional medicine like Chinese Medicine has it’s origins in the plant and herb extracts that we use. We ask what prescriptions you have tried and adjust our treatments accordingly.

Herbal Treatment

Herbal treatments include dried herbs that can be taken as a tea. We also prescribe remedies in tablet and capsule form. All medicines are prescribed specifically for you.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a natural and painless therapy involving insertion into the body. It is highly effective in treating smoking, stress, general aches and pains, but can also be used for a variety of other symptoms. The process is completely safe by law we only use disposable sterilised needles.

Cupping

Cupping is sometimes used to clear away congestion in soft tissues and is performed by placing a vacuumed jar on the body surface. Its another age-old treatment that’s excellent for arthritic and muscle pain as well as colds and flu.

How Do I Receive Treatment?

The Doctor will take your case history and assess your general health. After making a diagnosis you will be recommended the suitable treatment(s). During your treatment the Doctor monitors your progress and makes necessary alterations to ensure the best results.

When can you see us?

The centre is open to the public Monday to Saturday 9:30 am to 6pm. Whatever you are suffering form you can arrange a free consultation or call in for advice.