Acupuncture is more than needles. Acupuncture can assist in the reduction of anxiety, depression, pain and improves overall health by combining a range of techniques. These include acupuncture, acupressure, massage, moxibustion, cupping and heat therapy.

 

Our Acupuncturists

Phil Baxter   Adv.Dip Health Sci Acu, Post Grad Cert Manaka, Post Grad Cert. Toyohari (Japan)

A pioneer in his field Phil has developed his own system of diagnoses and therapeutic techniques that combines ancient knowledge and modern technology. Honed through 17 years of clinical practice Phil’s technique ascertains core issues and helps induce deep states of relaxation to promote optimal healing.

He has a special interest in autoimmune, poly-myalgia, endometriosis and chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

Josh Leishman   B Hth Sc (Acupuncture)

With a passion for acupuncture and classical formulas (Chinese herbal medicine) Josh studied as an apprentice in Japan and China to learn and see this healing art in practice after his formal university training. Having been in practice for over 20 years Josh has witnessed Acupuncture assist in the relief and/or resolution of many common symptoms and complaints.

It can achieve fast results and it's pleasant to receive. Treatments involve fine needles and massage of points on the body surface, joints muscles or tendons. It is used for structural as well as physiological problems and to promote well-being. 

Classical formulas (herbs) regulate constitutional weakness as well as target symptoms or disorders such as cough, flu etc

Josh likes  to treat people with all disorders, acute or chronic, in combination with pharmaceutical or other modalities and believes acupuncture can assist most cases.

 

Kaime Hood BaHthSc / BaAppSc Chinese Medicine RMIT

Kaime has a passion for Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.

Since completing a double degree in Health science and Chinese Medicine, she has travelled to China to further study at the Jiangsu Provincial Chinese Medicine hospital.

Kaime has a special interest in herbal medicine treating:

  • digestive complaints
  • gynaecological disorders
  • addiction problems
  • emotional / mental imbalances