The term medical acupuncture is used to denote the practice of acupuncture performed by a licensed Medical Practitioner who has obtained additional training and qualification in acupuncture. Dr Faisal Murad is our lead medical acupunturist offering Acupuncture Geelong region.
Medical acupuncture, a therapeutic modality involving fine needles or laser is an adaptation of Chinese acupuncture using current knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology, and the principles of evidence-based medicine.
Some conditions that can be treated with Medical Acupuncture are:
Muscle and joint pain, such as lower back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, hip pain, elbow pain
Headaches and migraines
Insomnia and fatigue
Menstrual-related: premenstrual syndrome and painful or irregular menstruation
Anxiety, depression, and stress
Digestive disorders, such as reflux, constipation, and diarrhoea
Respiratory conditions, cough, common cold
Armstrong Health offers acupuncture geelong, both Traditional Needle and Laser Acupuncture Treatments. Contact Us for more details. Most importantly, Our acupuncture consultations are partly covered by Medicare and patients get part amount rebate from Medicare.
Our Fees are $79 for standard consultation (10-15 minutes) with a medicare rebate of $37.65 $122 for Long consultation (20-30 minutes) with a medicare rebate of $72.85
Acupuncture is a very gentle and effective technique, using very thin needles and applying acupressure just before the needles are inserted, therefore making the procedure less painful and more comfortable. Furthermore, we also have the option of Laser Acupuncture which is a relatively painless procedure.