A Problem Shared: Dealing With The Stress of Infertility

3 Jul, 2018
by Rachel Steward, Acupuncturist Are you undergoing fertility treatment and feeling the stress?  You are not alone! After working with women undergoing fertility treatment for over seventeen years I thought I was well aware of how stressful it can be. …

Acupuncture For Pain

1 Nov, 2016
Acupuncture is fast gaining acceptance in mainstream medicine right across the Western world and is already used routinely in several Australian emergency departments. How Does Acupuncture Treat Pain? Researchers have mapped acupuncture’s effect on the brain and have found that…

Treating Inflammatory Bowel Disease Naturally

2 May, 2015
Inflammatory bowel disease, most commonly manifesting as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, affects approximately 1 million Australians. It is one of over a hundred autoimmune Illnesses, in which the body’s defense forces (immune system) mistakenly attacks the body—in this case…

Treating Psoriasis and Eczema Naturally

2 May, 2015
Both eczema and psoriasis involve skin inflammation which can be fairly noticeable. Because of this, many people tend to confuse the two skin conditions, but in reality they are completely different. In acupuncture, we tend to view conditions on the…

Natural Treatments For Lupus

2 May, 2015
Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Chronic means that the signs and symptoms tend to last longer than six weeks and often for many years.…

Treating Arthritis Naturally

2 May, 2015
Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune disorder and one of the most common immune conditions we have success with managing. Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that causes pain and inflammation of the joints causing them to become painful, hot and swollen…