When you choose acupuncture treatment at Well Balanced Healthcare, you are choosing the most respected of Mosman acupuncture services.
Acupuncture is a branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Traditional Chinese Medicine is a primary Health Care system used to prevent, diagnose and treat disease. Knowledge of acupuncture points and acupuncture treatments has developed over 2,500 years of human history. This clinical record assures us that it maybe a safe and effective treatment for your health problems. Even more, Traditional Chinese Medicine has always inclined to prevention of disease by helping to examine your lifestyle – your diet, your relaxation and your physical activity.
What will happen at my first appointment?
At Well Balanced Healthcare, your acupuncture practitioner will make a diagnosis of your problem using traditional pulse and tongue diagnosis and an in depth questionnaire. Acupuncture points are then selected for stimulation with very fine, filament-like needles. The needles stay in the acupuncture points for around 40 minutes. Most people find it deeply relaxing and fall asleep!
Acupuncture for fertility
Sydney has had an explosion of interest in acupuncture for fertility in the last six years. At Well Balanced Healthcare we have developed a comprehensive Acupuncture for Fertility Program which may improve the health and wellbeing of both partners and increase your chances of a natural or IVF conception.
Acupuncture for women’s health
Women’s Health has been a specialty in Traditional Chinese Medicine since the Song Dynasty (906 AD). You may find that the symptoms of PMS, hot flushes, mood swings and period pains may be reduced. Your Women’s Health Plan Treatments using acupuncture points and Chinese herbs are very useful at improving your hormonal balance and overall wellbeing. Why not feel good every day of every month?
There is .. promising evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture for menstrual pain, according to three reviews of over 30 randomized controlled trials that have been conducted.
Harvard Medical School Special Report
Acupuncture for pain relief
A large part of our acupuncture practice is working to relieve pain. We use acupuncture points to relieve all types of acute pain. Your Pain Management Program will combine this treatment with massage and osteopathy to ensure a complete recovery and rehabilitation. You might even avoid surgery or arthroscopy with timely use of these treatments. You can certainly reduce your reliance on medication.
"Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic pain and is therefore a reasonable referral option. ..... acupuncture is more than a placebo."
Andrew J. Vickers, DPhil; Acupuncture for Chronic Pain
Arch Intern Med. Published online September 10, 2012. archinternmed.2012.3654
Acupuncture for sleep
Regular deep sleep is essential for good health. Traditional Chinese medicine stresses a balanced life – healthful food, exercise and rest. Your Health and Wellbeing Program will include acupuncture points and Chinese herbs to restore your natural rhythm of sleep and wakeful energy. It will also include Remedial Massage. You will learn to relax again, and sleep will follow.
Acupuncture for Immunity
Our Cold and Flu Program is legendary in Mosman! Acupuncture treatment is combined with anti-viral herbs to quickly reduce your symptoms and suffering. Even better, you strengthen your immunity and beat the bugs next time around!
Acupuncture for energy
Acupuncture focuses on your energy, called Qi in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The primary aim of acupuncture treatments is to uplift your energy and restore healthy circulation of Qi in the body. A remarkable outcome of all our Health and Wellness Programs is more energy, more vitality, a healthier you.
Your Facial Enhancement Acupuncture Program is a safe and natural approach to reducing the visible signs of ageing. Acupuncture points and muscle motor points on the face, body and ear are gently stimulated and may increase local circulation, improve muscle tone, minimise wrinkles and address factors that contribute to facial aging.
Acupuncture for digestion
Your Digestive Health Program is a fast way to recover your joy in eating. Treatments using acupuncture points and Chinese herbs are very useful at improving your digestion, from top to bottom! You will also learn what foods you can enjoy to ensure you maintain digestion that is pain and problem free.
Acupuncture for children’s Health
Children and young people benefit quickly from acupuncture treatment. Acupuncture points are stimulated with a laser light when we treat very small children. Your children can enjoy better resistance to colds, flus, and stomach bugs and other childhood problems.
Acupuncture for men’s health
Whether it’s hypertension, anxiety and depression, or sexual health, your personal Health and Wellness Program will help you address the issues that cause it. Treatments using acupuncture points and Chinese herbs are very useful at improving men’s health.
Acupuncture for Cancer
Acupuncture cannot cure cancer, but it can reduce pain and nausea. Prominent NZ health researcher, Prof Shaun Holt regards acupuncture as a complementary therapies that is useful in cancer treatment.
Did you know that current research is investigating the use of acupuncture to manage high blood pressure and heart disease?
Dr John C. Longhurst, MD, PhD, says the ultimate goal of this work is to help the huge number of patients with ... high blood pressure, and irregular heart beat, or heart arrhythmias. "The current meds have a lot of side effects. If we can reduce [the medication needed] with acupuncture, that would be great."