Acupuncture Gladesville

 

Acupuncture near Gladesville

Acupuncture near Gladesville – Looking for acupuncture near Gladesville? Ryde Natural Health Clinic has the answer! The acupuncturists at Ryde Natural Health Clinic are professionally trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and are highly experienced in treating a wide range of health complaints.

  • Our Acupuncture and TCM team:

    Dr. Kuo Jen (Hank) Chen

    Acupuncturist and TCM Practitioner Dr. Kuo Jen (Hank) ChenHaving completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Traditional Chinese Medicine) at the University of Western Sydney, followed by a Masters of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and a PhD in Nanjing, China, Dr Kuo Jen ‘Hank’ Chen is not only an experienced and accomplished practitioner, but he has a deep passion for the profession.

    While patients have sought out Hank’s assistance to treat and manage the symptoms of a range of conditions, he has a keen interest in working with patients with issues related to pain, stress, digestion, fatigue, women’s health and infertility* (both male and female).

    Julia Oh

    Acupuncturist and TCM Practitioner Julia OhJulia is a bright and caring Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner who has a particular interest in working with patients with issues related to Women’s Health and Infertility* (both male and female), pain, stress, digestion and fatigue.

    Currently completing her PhD at the University of Technology Sydney, Julia supports and contributes to the Chinese Medicine profession’s move towards evidence-based treatments through rigorous research and clinical trials.

    *There is some research evidence that Chinese medicine treatment may assist in supporting specific fertility treatments such as IVF, and there is also broad agreement by Chinese medicine practitioners and other health practitioners about acupuncture as an adjunct treatment for IVF.

    There is continuing research on how acupuncture can assist with the effectiveness of IVF treatment. Many health practitioners may recommend acupuncture as a supplementary treatment that may assist with IVF. Consult your treating practitioner/s about how acupuncture may be able to help you.

How does Acupuncture Work?

Acupuncture, and other techniques are utilised in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to activate Meridians and Channels in the body which in turn, helps to maintain the healthy function of internal organs. Other techniques that may be utilised in a TCM consult alongside acupuncture include:

    • Moxibustion – the heating of acupuncture needles with dried herb sticks. This activates and warms the acupuncture point. Also known as “moxa”.
    • Cupping – the application of glass cups to create suction on the skin. This helps to relieve stagnation of qi and blood, that can occur in sporting injuries etc.
    • Herbal medicine – Chinese herbs may be prescribed in the form of teas, pills, and powders to supplement acupuncture treatment.
    • Electro stimulation – involves providing electrical stimulation to acupuncture needles. A very useful technique for the relief of muscle pain.
    • Acupressure– can be a great hands on way to consolidate the acupuncture treatment. Acupressure will be incorporated into the treatment if necessary or substituted for those afraid of needles.

Fees for Acupuncture

Your initial acupuncture consultation is only $110. Your initial consultation will last up to sixty minutes in duration and will include your first treatment. During this consult, your practitioner will take some time to discuss with you the history of your condition or health concerns, carry out some diagnostic Traditional Chinese Medical tests, devise and plan some goals for treatment and answer any questions you may have.

Follow-up 30 minute consultations are $80.

Extended follow-up 60 minute consultations are $110.

The provision of Chinese herbs may incur an additional fee.

For those with ‘extras’ cover, most health funds will provide a rebate for acupuncture services. To check if you are eligible for a rebate prior to your appointment, simply let us know the name of your fund at the time of booking and we’ll let you know which practitioners are covered by your fund.

Acupuncture near Gladesville. Why choose us?

  • Qualified Professionals: Our practitioners are all tertiary qualified.
  • English Speaking: Our acupuncturists are fluent in English.
  • Health fund rebates: We can swipe your card on-the-spot for all services!
  • Free and easy parking is available at the door.
  • We’re available when you are: Appointments can be booked as early as 8am and as late as 8pm, 7 days a week.

If you’re looking for Acupuncture near Gladesville, it’s worth the drive to North Ryde!