|Allow 45-60 minutes Cost: $80.00
(Private health fund rebates available)
Health is not just the absence of symptoms but also the presence
of unobstructed flow of vital energy (ki) in the network of
the Meridians, resulting in a dynamic state of well-being.
The ancient wisdom of acupuncture and herbal medicine is increasingly
being recognized as one of the great resources for promoting
health and treating diseases.
Joanna specialises in Japanese style Acupuncture, particularly
the Toyohari hands-on pulse diagnosis, healing techniques,
a very gentle and effective therapy involving the pain-free
use of acupuncture points and a variety of non inserting needle
techniques that aims to balance the patient's pulse which reflects
the state of the ki in the body.
Acupuncture points correct problems in the way the body functions,
by unlocking the power of the body's natural healing abilities.
After the acupuncture treatment, many patients reported
feeling a sense of well-being, inner calm and often a state
of bliss. This is a response to
the neurochemicals and especially the endorphins that have been released
into the bloodstream.
The World Health Organization (December 1979) recognizes a
number of disorders that are successfully treated by acupuncture.
The most commonly treated conditions at Joanna’s clinic
include weight problems, skin problems, back pain, digestive
problems, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, asthma, period problems,
genital-urinary problems, infertility, stress, headaches, depression,
hormonal imbalance, sinus problems, chronic fatigue, and arthritis.
A 1997 survey found that, after receiving acupuncture, 70%
of patients otherwise requiring surgical procedures no longer
needed these procedures.
Laser acupuncture is also available as an alternative to
An acupuncture treatment may combine gentle needling techniques,
warm moxa herb (moxibustion), Chinese herbal prescriptions
Sotai is an exercise technique that uses gentle movements
to correct musculo-skeletal imbalances and can be used to treat
problems of the neck, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle and back etc.
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