School holiday special
School holidays start at the end of this week so if you would like a little recouperation time like the kids are getting then book in for 2 treatments during the holidays and save $10 off each treatment.
Boost your immunity for winter
With cold and flu season soon upon us my thoughts now turn to how to help you stay well through winter. We are constantly being exposed to infectious agents and yet, in most cases, we are able to resist these infections. Exposure alone to viruses and bacteria does not always lead to illness, it is a weak immune system together with the exposure that is more likely to do so.
Traditional Chinese Medicine is able to boost your immune system naturally through acupuncture and Chinese herbs. Studies have found that acupuncture increases white blood cell production and enhances Natural Killer Cells and Lymphocytes which leads to increased immune response and decreased risk of infection. So the next time you feel too sick to make an acupuncture appointment or feel like cancelling one because you are sick think again as a treatment or two can lessen the severity of your signs and symptoms as well as shorten the duration of your cold or flu.
In Chinese medicine, immunity comes from Qi, or energy, which gives us the power and energy to do things including fight off viruses and bacteria. Generally we consider two types of energy within your body ...read more