Acupressure For Labour Pain.

  In addition to acupuncture, Chinese Medicine includes a range of treatment options including herbal medicine, diet therapy, cupping and acupressure. Acupressure involves the stimulation of acupuncture points by fingers, hands and elbows. Acupressure can be applied at home to […]

Acupuncture for lower back pain.

Acupuncture for lower back pain.  Demonstrated by an acupuncturist who gets it. Acupuncture does not always have to be local or the site of the pain. Points can be used distally or different areas of the body which often renders […]

All about auricular acupuncture.

At Gardenvale Chinese Medicine, we sometimes use ear seeds as an adjunct to acupuncture .An adhesive plaster with a small bead can be placed over acupuncture points on the external surface of the ear. Ear seeds can also be great for […]

Eat the Banana.

Nick discusses why cooked and warming food is often recommended over raw food. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine dietary advice, cold and raw food can often stress the gut, especially in cold and damp weather. For more videos you can visit […]

Making Chinese Herbal Medicine.

Ever wondered how your herbs are made? This short time-lapse video shows Nick making up a unique herbal formula for one of his clients in the dispensary at Gardenvale Chinese Medicine. For more videos you can visit our YouTube channel […]

Mindful in the Madness.

Nick explains the importance of taking some mental time out during the busy, stressful and ‘mad’ times in our lives!