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Acupuncture & Other Natural Treatments for Health & Wellbeing

The Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practice of acupuncture has been used around the world for promoting health and wellbeing for over 2000 years. At Melbourne Acupuncture Wellness, we offer acupuncture to support better health and wellbeing.

If you’re experiencing physical health issues or problems relating to mood, Chinese acupuncture may offer respite from some symptoms such as pain, stress and nausea.

Acupuncture – how does it work?

Acupuncture is one of the oldest and most long-standing health care systems in the world. Today, it is used by people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds.

Central to any concept in Traditional Chinese Medicine is the idea of Qi. Qi is the energy that flows freely throughout our bodies through a system of channels called the meridians. However, this free flow of energy can be hindered by blockages and obstacles that may result in sickness and soreness. By opening up the meridians and clearing up the blockages through the use of acupuncture, we aim to improve health and wellness.

For over 15 years, acupuncturist Farzaneh Ghaffari has practised Chinese medicine acupuncture in Melbourne, as well as in Europe and China. Her degree in Chinese Medicine at Melbourne’s RMIT as well as her memberships with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia and Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency are testimony to her commitment towards constantly studying and staying up-to-date with the latest practices in the field.

Frequently Asked Questions

How often should I visit for an appointment?

This depends upon the symptoms you’re experiencing and the treatment you’re receiving. Acupuncture appointments can be as frequent as once per week, while herbal appointments are less frequent. The initial one or two appointments may also be one or two weeks apart to check on initial responses to the herbs.

When should I have Acupuncture during IVF?

Women may start weekly acupuncture sessions 3 months before starting an IVF cycle. For women with complex or especially challenging health situations, starting 6 months prior is advisable.

Does Acupuncture help with fertility?

Acupuncture may support fertility by reducing stress, increasing blood flow to the reproductive organs and balancing the endocrine system.

Can Acupuncture assist with digestive issues?

Acupuncture aims to remove energy blockages, reduce pain and inflammation, raise natural endorphin levels, and reduce stress, helping to address symptoms that may contribute to digestive issues.

What parking is available?

1 hour metered parking is available on Victoria Street, as well as 2 hour parking on Chetwynd Street.

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Fertility, Ivf & Pregnancy Acupuncture Melbourne

Although getting pregnant may seem like the easiest thing in the world, unfortunately for many that is not the case. Today’s modern fast paced life can be very demanding. Many women, to pursue their career or interests decide to put getting pregnant or having child for later in life. Advanced age accounts for one of the common reasons of infertility. This is where Acupuncture can help. We bring you some of the best acupuncture therapies like:

Ivf Acupuncture

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is a process of fertilisation where an egg is combined with sperm outside the body. In Melbourne acupuncture IVF or IVF support is performed by licensed practitioners and received by the patient in the clinic 25 minutes before and 25 minutes after the embryo transfer, by the patient, which highly increases the success rate and chances of fertility pregnancy.

Pregnancy Acupuncture

Pregnancy Acupuncture offers a unique approach to the treatment of infertility. Moreover it has been observed not only around the world but also in Melbourne acupuncture is also useful for inducing labour in pregnant women.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Acupuncture appointments are based upon the individuals needs, the symptoms the individual is experiencing and how they respond to each treatment they have, therefore it will vary.

We recommend women to start weekly acupuncture sessions 3 months before starting an IVF cycle and for women with complex or especially challenging health situations, starting 6 months prior is advisable.

Many health practitioners may recommend acupuncture as an adjunct treatment that may assist with IVF treatment. There is continuing research about how acupuncture can assist with the effectiveness of IVF treatment and you should consult your treating practitioner/s about how acupuncture may be able to help you.

Acupuncture may be able to assist with managing pain, stress and inflammation, which are symptoms that may contribute to digestive issues.

1 hour parking is available on Victoria Street, as well as 2 or 4 hour metered parking on Chetwynd Street. We recommend parking where you can allow time for your 60 minute appointment, as well as payment, re-booking, and walking to and from your car.

Yes, we have HICAPS - the electronic claims and payment service for on the spot claims and payments with Australian Private Health Insurers. If your private health insurer covers Acupuncture, bring your card in with you to claim on the spot.

* Disclaimer : Results may vary from person to person. As with all procedures, Chinese Medicine is not without risks. Please consult with a health professional regarding any concerns you might have. The contents of this website are not a substitute for professional medical advice. The information presented is not intended to be used for diagnosing, treating, curing or preventing any conditions or diseases.