Traditional Acupuncture is a system of healing which has been practiced in China and other Eastern countries for thousands of years. Although often described as a means of pain relief, it is also used to assist people with a wide range of conditions.
Scientific trials around the world have found that when acupuncture is performed by a skilled practitioner, it is a safe and useful treatment for many different disorders.
Clinical guidelines published in many different countries have found that acupuncture is moderately helpful in a wide range of conditions, particularly involving pain. www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/acupuncture
TAC - Transport Accident Commission transport / motor accident-related injuries. Please arrange an appointment with our Acupuncturist directly to commence treatment, no medical referral is required.
Acupuncture is invoiced directly to the TAC and there may be a gap payment, discuss this with your Acupuncturist. Ask our Physiotherapist on how to commence your treatment plan.
WorkCover / Work Injury
WorkCover / WorkSafe treatments for work injury related issues referred by your medical doctor. Referral requirement, a medical (GP) practitioner must provide a request for Acupuncture Services prior to commencement of treatment. WorkSafe considers Acupuncture to be a referred service. A request from a medical practitioner must therefore be provided.
Please arrange a referral from your medical doctor or see our Acupuncturist to assist you. Acupuncture and Remedial Massage are invoiced to WorkSafe, a gap fee may apply please consult with your Acupuncturist. Physiotherapy treatments are also available.
(LLLT) - Low Laser Light Therapy
Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) is a form of alternative medicine that applies low-level (low-power) lasers or light-emitting diodes (LEDs) which is the best technical term, is the application of red and near infra-red light. This therapy may be used as part of Acupuncture / Dry Needling / Cupping treatment. There is no additional cost for this part of treatment. Application of LLLT to the effected area - maximum 8 minutes.