Acupuncture

Acupuncture is one of the main techniques used by a Chinese medicine practitioner to achieve improvements in health on the physical, mental and emotional levels.

 

In the traditional theory of Chinese medicine, very fine needles are positioned to reactivate and restore pathways in the body that in turn return function. Acupuncture does not 'fix' problems directly but rather creates a conducive environment for the body to heal itself.

 

Needles are one-use only, disposable needles that are sterile and completely safe in the hands of a fully trained acupuncturist. They come in many different sizes, each one is selected depending on the location of the point to be used and the sensitivity of the patient. For instance, thinner needles can be used for patients that have a needle phobia or who are more sensitive to sensation than others.

 

Remember, acupuncture should only be performed by a qualified acupuncturist. In Australia, your acupuncturist needs to be registered with the national Chinese Medicine Registration Board (CBMA) and be a member of Chinese medicine professional association.

 

 

Ben Heathcote currently practices out of rooms at True Health, one of Melbourne's best complimentary health service providers, in the Bayside suburb of Ormond just 15 minutes from Melbourne.

Dr Ben Heathcote has rooms at True Health is registered with CMBA AHPRA and is a member of AACMA Ormond near Carnegie and Bentleigh for acupuncture, cupping and chinese medicine
Dr Ben Heathcote has rooms at True Health is registered with CMBA AHPRA and is a member of AACMA Ormond near Carnegie and Bentleigh for acupuncture, cupping and chinese medicine

Only see a fully qualified acupuncturist that is registered with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia as part of the Australian health regulatory body AHPRA; and a who is also a member of the Chinese medicine practitioner association AACMA.

Dr Ben Heathcote has rooms at True Health is registered with CMBA AHPRA and is a member of AACMA Ormond near Carnegie and Bentleigh for acupuncture, cupping and chinese medicine

569 North RoadOrmond

VIC 3121 Australia

03 9578 4912    Map - location

 

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Wednesday 2pm - 7pm

 

Thursday 10am - 7.30pm

 

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Saturday 9am - 2pm

 

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