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Post-viral recovery advice from Chinese Medicine

You will have noticed this winter that there are a heck of a lot of viruses going around Upwey. The return to normal life after 2 years of repeated COVID lockdowns and distancing measures in Melbourne have meant that this year has brought a few

View of mountains from Olinda

Acupuncture for back pain and sciatica in Upwey

Back pain is an incredibly common issue. In Upwey, Ferntree Gully, Upper Ferntree Gully and the surrounding hilly suburbs, many of us live incredibly active lifestyles. This includes lots of gardening on slopes, working on a steep incline and walking up and down hills. All

Upwey landscape

Acupuncture for tendonitis and joint issues in Upwey

The Dandenong Ranges is home to many nature lovers like myself. These are people who are active and enjoy walking in the Hills, people who work outside doing hard physical labour. But physical labour in the Dandenong Ranges is an order of magnitude above your
Blossom in spring

Acupuncture for Melbourne’s hayfever season

Mount Dandenong and its charming hilltop villages are full of an abundance of beautiful flowers, blossoming trees – and ryegrass right now. This (particularly the ryegrass) might be why more hayfever (or allergic rhinitis) patients have been coming to my Upwey Acupuncture clinic than my