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A holistic approach

Acupuncture, a practice that has been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine, is gaining popularity in Australia due to its positive outcomes and evidence-based approaches.

This holistic approach takes into consideration the many factors that impact our health, seeking to establish a sense of harmony and balance within one’s internal and external environment.

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine aim to balance the flow of Qi (energy) within the body to reduce symptoms and promote overall wellness.

Acupuncture for your health

Acupuncture can be used to manage a range of health conditions, such as chronic pain, migraines, anxiety, and digestive issues. It is often used in conjunction with other modalities to provide a more holistic approach to health care.

As each person’s body and health concerns are unique, the treatment plans developed by Acumend are tailored to recognise and focus on your individual signs and symptoms.

Depending on our findings, we may incorporate other Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) strategies, such as herbal Chinese medicine, gua sha, cupping, and TCM-specific dietary advice.

Cosmetic acupuncture

A natural way to rejuvenate your skin.

Also known as facial rejuvenation acupuncture, cosmetic acupuncture is designed to treat your specific skin concerns, support anti-aging and promote balance.

Acupuncture involves inserting individual needles under the skin at varying locations, depths, and angles to stimulate micro-trauma and, as a result, activate the body’s natural healing response.

By stimulating the production of collagen and elastin, cosmetic acupuncture can help to improve the appearance of the skin and reduce the signs of aging.

We use cosmetic acupuncture to target common concerns such as:

  • Acne and scarring
  • Crows feet
  • Nasolabial folds
  • Frown lines
  • Loss of volume

A holistic approach to skin health.

A holistic approach to skin health.

A holistic approach to skin health. Body points are also added to restore harmony in the body.

Additional Chinese herbal formulas may be recommended to address the root cause of your health concern, which is informed by Traditional Chinese Medicine principles.

Acupuncture FAQs

Acupuncture needles are very thin, so many people don’t even feel them being inserted. Some people may feel a mild sensation, like a slight pinch or prick, but it is usually brief and not uncomfortable.

Acupuncture is considered a safe and effective form of treatment that can be beneficial for a wide range of people. However, there are some cases where it may not be suitable or require special consideration.

Most adults and children can have acupuncture. Pregnant women should also inform their acupuncturist, as certain acupuncture points are not recommended during pregnancy.

Overall, acupuncture can be a helpful treatment option for many individuals, but it’s important to speak with your healthcare provider to determine if it’s right for you.

The number of acupuncture sessions will depend on various factors such as the condition you are seeking treatment for, your overall health, and your response to treatment.

Our acupuncturist will determine the best number of treatments for your unique needs.

Yes, acupuncture cover is included under some extras private health insurance policies in Australia. Our clinic is equipped with HICAPs so you can claim on-the-spot. Please check with your health insurance provider for more information.

Yes, our Acupuncturist is registered with AHPRA.

During a cosmetic acupuncture treatment, fine needles are inserted into specific points on the face, scalp, and body. The insertion of the needles into the skin stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, which can help to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging.

Cosmetic acupuncture is generally not painful, but you may feel a slight sensation or a mild prickling or tingling sensation when the needles are inserted. Cosmetic acupuncture needles are very fine and are inserted shallowly into the skin, causing little to no discomfort.

Results may vary depending on age, skin type, and lifestyle habits, and it’s important to consult with a licensed practitioner to determine if cosmetic acupuncture is right for you.

It can potentially reduce fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin texture and tone, reduce puffiness and dark circles, and relax the body.

Cosmetic acupuncture is generally safe and effective for all skin types, including dry, oily, combination, and sensitive skin.

However, some individuals may be more sensitive to the needle stimulation than others, and may experience slight redness or swelling at the needle insertion points. If you have very sensitive skin or a skin condition such as rosacea, it is important to discuss this with your acupuncturist before starting treatment.

This will depend on many factors such as your age, skin condition, and lifestyle habits. In general, you may start seeing some immediate results such as improved skin texture, a more even skin tone, and a reduction in puffiness around the eyes.

However, more noticeable and long-lasting results, such as a reduction in fine lines and wrinkles, typically take several sessions, and can take up to several months to become fully visible.

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