990 Victoria Road, West Ryde New South Wales 2114, Australia

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Ermington 東方療法诊所

Welcome to MY ACUPUNCTURE CLINIC West Ryde
Oriental Natural Therapy Centre

Ermington 東方療法诊所

Welcome to MY ACUPUNCTURE CLINIC West Ryde
Oriental Natural Therapy Centre


Clinic Address: 990 Victoria Road West Ryde NSW 2114

Feel Better the Natural Way!

Natural therapies
Natural therapies

Clinic Address: 990 Victoria Road West Ryde NSW 2114

Feel Better the Natural Way!

About Us

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Experienced Professionals

This is a Natural Therapy Clinic where the following two experienced Chinese Medicine practitioners work here!


Dr George Zhang Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Acupuncturist, Remedial Massage therapist

      PhD of Health and Biomedical Science (Complementary Medicine)

      Lecturer in School of Health Sciences WS University

  • On Duty: Saturday (9am~8pm), and Sunday (9am~11am, 2pm ~ 8pm)
  • By appointment only


Miss Crystal LI Acupuncturist, Remedial Massage therapist

  • On Duty: Saturday (9am~8pm), and Sunday (9am~11am, 2pm ~ 8pm)
  • By appointment only

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Our Methods

The services in our clinic include 

  • Chinese Acupuncture
  • Japanese Acupuncture
  • Auricular Acupuncture
  • Abdominal Acupuncture
  • Umbilical Needling
  • Needle-free Acupuncture
  • Fire Needling (Check the Intro at professionals page)
  • Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling
  • Electroacupuncture
  • Cupping, Scraping, Bian Stone Therapy
  • Remedial Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Hot Stone Massage, De-Stress Massage
  • Herbal Consultation, Botanical Herbs (*consultation is conducted in other practice venue, inquire practitioners for details)

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Evidence-Based practice

According to current research findings, Acupuncture in combined with relevant complementary approaches (e.g. Taichi & Qigong, Chinese Medicine) are effective for yet not limited to the following conditions:

  • Musculoskeletal Conditions,and Pain Conditions 

Tension, Migraine Headache, Tennis, Golf elbow, Stiff Neck, Frozen Shoulder, Post-herpetic Neuralgia, Low Back Pain, Sports Injury, Knee, Back Arthritis

  • Gynaecological conditions

Dysmenorrhea, Infertility, IVF Support, Oligo, Amenorrhea, Menopausal Hot Flushes

  • Supportive Cancer Care

Cancer Care using Complementary and alternative therapies (Acupuncture | Botanical Herbs). 

 

  • Neuropsychiatric Disorders: Stroke Sequela, Facial Paralysis, Depression & Anxiety, Insomnia, Hypersomnia, Chronic Fatigue, Sciatica, infantile autism.
  • Skin Conditions: Eczema, Acne, Psoriasis, Hair Loss
  • Hay Fever
  • Weight Management
  • Digestive system disorders, including chronic diarrhea and constipation

For the benefits of acupuncture on cancer patients, please refer to https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/cancer-in-general/treatment/complementary-alternative-therapies/individual-therapies/acupuncture

★For your needs, please refer to the page of "Professionals"

Botanical Herbs*

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  • Herbs were commonly used before western pharmaceuticals were introduced. Plant based medicines have been used for millennia in China. 
  • The practitioner provides professional consultations and botanical herb products. 
  • Based on our long-term practicing experiences and the modern research findings, we always ensure a safe and effective therapeutic result to help our patients to regain health and well being. 
  •  Please refer to the  disclaimer below this page

Acupuncture

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  • We utilise the following traditional needling and modern needle-free acupuncture techniques:
  • The needling techniques include Chinese acupuncture, Japanese light stimulation acupuncture, Auricular acupuncture, Abdominal acupuncture, Umbilical acupuncture, Electroacupuncture, Fire Needle Acupuncture, Fu's Subcutaneous Needling.
  • The needle-free acupuncture techniques include Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS or TNS), Toyohari techniques, Auricular seed acupressure.

Cupping

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  • Cupping therapy (拔罐療法 bá guàn liáo fǎ) is practiced across the world. 
  • It involves applying a heated cup to generate a partial vacuum that mobilizes the blood flow and promotes effective healing by correcting imbalances in the internal bio field, such as by restoring the flow of “Qi (氣qì)”. 

Massage

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Various types of massage are provided in the clinic including

  • Remedial Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Aromatherapy
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Shiatsu Massage
  • Thai Massage
  • Reflexology Massage
  • Lymphatic Drainage Massage

All these techniques aim for 

  • De-stress
  • Facial skin care
  • or Lymphatic Drainage Detox

Specific massage such as Pregnancy Massage is performed by experienced practitioners.


Moxibustion

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  • Moxibustion (Chinese: 灸; pinyin: jiǔ) is consists of burning dried mugwort (moxa) on particular points on the body. It plays an important role in the traditional medical systems of China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and Mongolia.
  • Practitioners use moxa to warm regions and meridian points with the intention of stimulating circulation through the points and inducing a smoother flow of blood and qi. It can treat conditions associated with the "cold" or "yang deficiencies". Moxibustion mitigates against cold and dampness in the body, and can serve to turn breech babies.
  • There are several methods of moxibustion. Three of them are direct scarring, direct non-scarring, and indirect moxibustion. In our clinic, we adopt Chinese traditional moxibustion and Japanese Okyu Thread Moxa to achieve the above effects.


Bian Stone | Scraping

The Bean Stone therapy is called the first of six Chinese medicines (Bian, acupuncture, moxibustion,

  • The Bian Stone (Chinese: 砭石) therapy is called the first of six Chinese medicines (Bian, acupuncture, moxibustion, medicine, massage, Daoyin or conduction exercise), also known as "mother of acupuncture."
  • Bian Stone therapy is suitable for a wide range of diseases and has a good therapeutic effect on pain, chronic diseases, and endocrine disorders.
  • Gua sha (Chinese: 刮痧) is a traditional Chinese medical treatment in which the skin is scraped to produce light petechiae. Gua sha releases unhealthy bodily matter from blood stasis within sore, tired, stiff or injured muscle areas to stimulate new oxygenated blood flow to the areas, thus promoting metabolic cell repair, regeneration, healing and recovery. Gua sha is sometimes referred to as "scraping", "spooning" or "coining" in English. The treatment has also been called the descriptive French name, tribo-effleurage.

The Benifits & Our Believes

Benifits

  • At our Oriental Natural Therapy Centre, alternative approaches, i.e. Chinese medicine, acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, scraping, massage are used to help our patients. 
  • All these therapies tap into the body’s natural capacity to heal. 

Our Believes

 Care For Your Health With Oriental Healing Arts

★ Disclaimer

A rigorous scientific attitude towards toxic and side effect of natural herbs

  • An oriental proverb has pointed out "One-third of a drug is toxicity". That is true for not only many Western conventional medicines but also for Herbal supplements. Even if the label says “natural” it may not be OK for you. For instance, some people take a herb called kava kava for menopause symptoms or to help them relax. But studies show that it may lead to hepatitis and liver failure [1]. Some countries have banned or restricted the herb, but it’s still available in Australia.
  • Please remember: Any Herbal product is suggested when the nature of your body is imbalanced, just like a Conventional Medicine should be used when you are are sick. Another Old Proverb from an ancient classic says, “Weapons are lethal tools, the sage has no alternative but to resort to arms (When there is a disorder)”[2]. As a practitioner with both Western Conventional Medicine and Oriental Chinese Medicine background, Dr George Zhang always keeps a close eye monitoring the most recent and advanced studies on toxic and side effects of both Western Medicine and Oriental Natural Medicine. He aims for maximising the therapeutic effects with Botanical herbs while minimising the adverse effects of such substances. In the initial visit and during your following up treatments, you should always keep him with updated information regarding any medications (conventional medicine or herbal supplement) you have taken before or are taking currently.


Reference

[1] Smith, K. and C. Leiras (2018). "The effectiveness and safety of Kava Kava for treating anxiety symptoms: A systematic review and analysis of randomized clinical trials." Complementary therapies in clinical practice.

[2] Dao De Jing, Laozi,6th-century BC


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My acupuncture clinic

Oriental Therapy Centre

Care For Your Health with Oriental Healing Arts

990 Victoria Road, West Ryde New South Wales 2114, Australia

📞 (02) 8898 3815 📱+61 0432 881 220 (message) Email: myacuclinic@hotmail.com

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