The Preston acupuncture clinic is dedicated to improving your health through the use of acupuncture, Chinese herbs, massage, and lifestyle advice. Four Pillars Chinese medicine provides a relaxed professional space to promote health and balance to your life.
The acupuncture clinic also provides cupping therapy, herbal medicine and massage. With a background in Shiatsu and Tuina (Chinese massage), Michael utilises a variety of manual therapies to support his treatments. Michael has a special interest in treating the following areas:
The Clinic Location
The Preston Chinese medicine clinic is located at 729 High street near the corner of Regent street. We are just a 5 minute walk from Regent station. Via tram we are 11 a minute walk from the 86 tram on Plenty road or 15 minutes from the 11 tram line on Gilbert road. Parking can be found on station street or out the front of the clinic when it is not a clearway. The acupuncture clinic is easily located from Reservoir, Coburg and Thornbury.
Acupuncture is practiced in a variety of ways all around the world with unique techniques stemming from many countries such as China, Japan, Korea and France. It should be mentioned that acupuncture and dry needling differ in many aspects. More recently, other industries are employing the use of dry needling as a method to treat musculoskeletal pain. Acupuncture theory focuses on the physical, internal and emotional aspects of the person’s health.
An acupuncture consultation may incorporate a variety of methods during treatment. The use of moxa is sometimes applied to add heat to the body to encourage healing. Electroacupuncture passes a gentle current through the acupuncture needles and may lead to the contraction and relaxation of the muscle. Practitioners will often stimulate the acupuncture needle through gentle rotations to strengthen the effect of the point being used.
Chinese medicine should always be practiced by a qualified practitioner who is registered with AHPRA for optimal safety.