Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine can have positive effects in the treatment of virtually any disorder and are used to assist with health maintenance and disease prevention.

Traditional Chinese Medicine can be used to treat and manage the following conditions:

  • Musculoskeletal
    Back & neck pain, sports injuries, tennis elbow, fibromyalgia, frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome, RSI, plantar fasciitis, calcaneal spurs, etc.
  • Painful conditions
    Headache, migraine, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post-operative pain, etc.
  • Respiratory
    Asthma, bronchitis, common cold, cough, influenza, hayfever, etc.
  • Reproductive and Fertility, IVF support, impotence, morning sickness, mastitis, post-natal depression, labour induction, pregnancy related complaints (such as back pain, constipation, fluid retention, etc.)
  • Gynaecological problems
    Irregular menstruation, painful periods, PMS symptoms, endometriosis, PCOS, menopausal symptoms (such as hot flushes, night sweats, etc.)
  • Ear, nose & throat disorders
    Sinusitis, tonsillitis, rhinitis, sore throat, mouth ulcer, tinnitus, etc.
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
    Constipation, diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), indigestion, acid reflux, heartburn, gastric/duodenal ulcers, nausea, vomiting, haemorrhoids, etc.
  • Sleep
    Insomnia, quality sleep, excessive dreaming, etc.
  • Urogenital disorders
    Urinary tract infections, prostatitis, bedwetting, thrush, incontinence, etc.
  • Cardiovascular
    Palpitations, primary hypotension, poor circulation, high blood pressure, angina pectoris, etc.
  • Neurological
    Trigeminal neuralgia, peripheral neuropathy, post-stroke rehabilitation, Bell’s palsy, etc.
  • Mental/Emotional conditions
    Depression, stress, anxiety, panic attacks, mood swings, post-natal depression, etc.
  • Addictions
    Smoking and drug withdrawals.
  • Other
    Allergies, immunity, gout, skin disorders like psoriasis and eczema.


Acupuncture Emporium & Natural Therapy Centre is a friendly, family-oriented, complementary health practice with a focus on Chinese Medicine. Our patients benefit from greater than 35 years of experience that our Chinese medicine doctors, massage therapist, and natural beauty therapists have to offer.

Our passion is improving your health and well-being. We strive to listen to our clients with empathy and compassion. We allow you ample time to share their health concerns. We believe this is the key to assisting you to achieve your health goals. Our team are regularly undertaking continued professional education to keep abreast of the latest innovations to benefit you, our patients.

Our Traditional Chinese Medicine team (all registered with the CMBA) includes Dr Nicola MacDonald (Clinical and Managing Director, acupuncturist & Chinese herbalist), and Dr Chris Fehres (acupuncturist). For further information regarding our practitioners and their experience please see the ‘Practitioners’ page.

Acupuncture and Natural Therapy Centre was originally established in 1982 by Phil Vanderzeil.

Questions? Contact us today so that we can set up an appointment for you.
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