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246 Bridge Rd

Richmond 3121

03 9427 8848

richmond acupuncture

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture is an ancient natural form of healing. It has been clinically proven to be an effective means of providing pain relief.

Richmond Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Andrew White

Richmond Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Richmond Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Michaela Rinkel

Richmond Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Practitioner

— provides drug-free pain relief

— is beneficial for a wide range of acute and chronic ailments

— addresses the underlying cause of disease and illness as well as the symptoms

— assists in the prevention of disease and illness as well as the maintenance of general well-being


If the thought of someone inserting needles into your body is preventing you from seeking a form of therapy that may be the best way to alleviate your health concerns, please be assured that acupuncture needles are in fact very fine, 0.25mm, and not anywhere near as formidable as you may have imagined. Additionally our skilled acupuncturists are highly trained in quick and smooth insertion.

Chinese Herbal Medicine

For many conditions herbal medicine will be recommended by your practitioner. Our primary method of dispensing herbal medicine is herbal granule formulas. Most clients find these the easiest and most convenient to take. You only need to add 1 or 2 teaspoons of the granule formula to 1/3 of a cup of boiling water and drink once or twice a day. Our practitioners are fully qualified in diagnosing and prescribing herbal formulas customised to treat your specific ailment. The benefit is the herbal medicine is taken daily so effectively you are receiving treatment every day.


Within our acupuncture methods we often use cupping to relive muscular tension and clear accumulated toxins from the body. Cupping assists muscles to relax by promoting blood circulation to a region of injury or stagnant blood flow. Cupping can often leave marks so let your practitioner know if that is something you would not prefer. 

Our Clinical Focus

Whatever your condition we aim to explain your diagnosis and our treatment strategy in easy to understand terms without getting too caught up in Chinese Medical terminology. Your health program will not only aim to resolve your complaint with acupuncture and Chinese Medicine but also our practitioners will provide you with self-help and lifestyle strategies to address potential underlying causes. Our Acupuncturists have over the years treated the following health areas:

Women's Health

Without question we see and treat numerous health imbalances that are particular to women only. We can assist with a wide variety of menstrual problems such as irregular periods, painful periods, heavy periods, no period, menopausal symptoms, thrush, cystic ovaries, premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and urinary tract infections (UTI’s).

Digestive Problems

Another reason for people to seek Chinese Medicine is digestive anomalies that do not resolve. Often digestive problems present as chronic and often clients have tried numerous means of controlling/alleviating their digestive issues whether it be pain, reflux, heart burn, chronic frequent and loose bowels, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and excessive bloating.

Pain Relief & Injury Recovery

What kind of pain do you have? Our acupuncture team are able to provide you with pain relief from muscular pain such as neck, lower back and jaw pain to migraines, sinus, digestive and period pain. Our extensive experience means we have probably helped others with similar pain conditions as yours many times.

Metabolic Diseases

Our Acupucturists are particularly interested in assisting people manage more chronic diseases such as hyperthyroid, hypothyroid, chronic fatigue, glandular fever recovery, hypertension, allergies and intolerances.

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