Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine represent a whole approach to both the management of disease and the maintenance of health. Acupuncture is the stimulation of points to encourage the flow and functions of Qi (similar to homeostasis) leading to health and wellness. When we are … CLICK
Acupuncture in McLaren Vale
Can Chinese Medicine help with Pain?
Persistent pain affects approximately 20% of the adult population with 60-80% of people who visit Chinese medicine practitioners seeking pain relief. Curiosity regarding acupuncture’s effect on pain began when a film of acupuncture analgesia was shown in America around the time that Ronald Reagan … CLICK FOR MORE
In Australia, complementary and alternative medicine is used by 52-69% of the population with users in Australia and internationally more likely to be women. Women's health as a branch of Chinese medicine relates to the cycles within a woman's life; menstruation, fertility, pregnancy & … CLICK FOR MORE
In TCM, the two key elements in fertility are ovulation and menstruation. When these are regulated, the chance of conception increases. From a TCM perspective different causes of infertility which can upset the menstrual cycle or ovulation can be a weak constitution, overwork, excessive physical … CLICK FOR MORE
Pregnancy is a natural occurrence and it is not a given that women will be unwell. Yet if there are challenges, acupuncture could help with any ailments that may arise. In the first trimester this could be a history of morning sickness, tiredness, early miscarriage or bleeding. In the second … CLICK FOR MORE
Lez Shiell has been practising Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in McLaren Vale for 15 years. He is a well-established practitioner that is committed to results. He runs a general health practise with a special interest in women's health (fertility, IVF, pregnancy, induction, post-natal care), … CLICK FOR MORE