Musculoskeletal

Neck Pain – How, Why and What You Can Do – by Scott Stephens, Acupuncturist

I would hazard a guess that most readers of this blog have experienced neck pain. Neck pain is a common hindrance amongst the general population and a regular complaint that crops up time and time again in clinic. For most people the experience of neck pain is sudden and acute and resolves effectively with treatment over a fairly short period of

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Welcome to MCM Andrea!

Hi, I’m Andrea, the only Canadian at Mornington Chinese Medicine. For those of you who have met me, you probably figured that out by the funny way I say “about”. I’ve lived in Melbourne for almost 3 years with my husband and my dog. My husband is Australian and my dog is Taiwanese, but that’s another story. Some of my favourite

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Acupuncture for Plantar Fasciitis, Mornington Peninsula

Acupuncture for Plantar Fasciitis has evidence of potential positive effect as stated in the recent research paper the ‘Acupuncture evidence Project 2017’. Electro-acupuncture coupled with conventional treatments provided a success rate of 80% in chronic plantar fasciitis which was more effective than conventional treatments alone. The effects lasted for at least six weeks. [button id=”” style=”filled-small” class=”” align=”” link=”(03) 5973 6886”

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Acupuncture for Pain Relief Mornington- Simon Altman (Acupuncturist)

If you are looking for pain relief in Mornington, take a look at what acupuncture has to offer  “Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic pain and is, therefore, a reasonable referral option. Significant differences between true and sham acupuncture indicate that acupuncture is more than a placebo.” (Vickers, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(19)6 [button id=”” style=”filled-small” class=”” align=”center” link=””

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Chinese Medicine and Low Back Pain Relief – Lauren Sanderson-Young BHSc (Acupuncture)

Low Back Pain In this meta analysis the team looked into real acupuncture, sham acupuncture and a no acupuncture control group within randomised control trials. They found that acupuncture was effective in treating low back pain and was more effective than the sham and no acupuncture options. It was therefore deemed a viable referral option. Vickers AJ, Cronin AM, Maschino AC,

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Balance Method & Pain Management – Simon Altman, BHSc (Acupuncture)

Balance Method & Acupuncture 1, 2, 3.   The Balance Method of acupuncture is a series of acupuncture systems used to treat pain and has its roots within the concept of balancing meridians to heal the body.  It was developed or popularised by Dr Richard Teh-Fu Tan and is based on Chinese Meridian theory, however its roots are far older then

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