Chinese Medicine

November 20, 2020

Written by Danielle Toranto  (Acupuncturist, Chinese Medicine Practitioner) Our focus for this month is on men’s health; so why not on emotion? Do you need a reason to reset? Take a couple of slow, mindful breaths and have a read about how our emotions can affect our body and mind… The Chinese have long held […]

September 30, 2020

Written By Nicolette Truscott – Chinese Medicine Practitioner Let’s face it, the majority of us have been staring at far too many screens recently. With a lot of industries having to move our working days online and lockdowns making the escape to Netflix seem so appealing, our poor eyes have been getting a workout! And […]

July 31, 2020

Written by Danielle Toranto – Acupuncturist / Chinese Medicine Practitioner One of the things that has come to mind for me personally in my practice is how well are we able to digest what is happening around us at the present moment? Certainly we could not have predicted the current situation and it is ever […]

June 29, 2020

Written by Hannah Sutton  (Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture) According to the philosophy of Chinese Medicine, Winter represents the utmost of Yin.  The nature of Winter is a slow, dark, cool, inward moving season – all things Yin. Winter is associated with the water element and the energy of the Kidney, Bladder and Adrenals. It is a time […]

June 15, 2020

  Written by Nicolette Truscott (Chinese Medicine/ Acupuncture) If you have been wandering around the halls of the In-Symmetry Clinic recently, you may have noticed gradual changes surrounding our shelving storage which has fully transformed and is now overflowing with mysterious tubs with cryptic labels and earthy contents…. a mystery no longer…. We are excited […]

June 3, 2020

Written by Danielle Taranto (Acupuncture / Chinese Medicine) Tui Na is Chinese medical massage. It works to balance the body and may be used during a Chinese medicine treatment. Tui na can be used to enhance the effects of and work alongside acupuncture, as they both work at different levels of the body’s energy. Your […]

February 22, 2020

Written by Nicolette (Chinese Medicine)   Herbs! Delicious, nutritious and medicinal.  These versatile, nutrient dense flavour explosions from the earth can greatly enhance our daily lives by providing us comfort and sustenance; spicing up a boring stir-fry, making health food actually appealing to eat as well as helping us recover from the many ailments we […]

January 12, 2020

Written by Nicolette Truscott (Chinese Medicine) Zheng Gu Shui is an invaluable adjunct to many musculoskeletal pain conditions and is one of my personal go to favourites for topical pain relief. Translated as ‘bone setting water’, this product was created in the Guangxi Province of China for the purpose of healing of bone fractures and […]

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