Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine Services
Launceston Acupuncturist provides acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine services to treat wide range of acute and chronic ailments and help improve general well-being.
Our acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine services take a holistic approach to health and encourage the body’s natural healing abilities to help prevent and treat illness. This safe, effective and drug-free system of health care has been used for thousands of years to treat both the underlying cause of an illness as well as the symptoms.
At Launceston Acupuncturist we provide acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine services that are tailored to the individual needs of the client. We also offer a range of specialist pain relief, sports support and women’s health services.
Lead practitioner Dr. (CM) Rose Spiteri is a registered Chinese Medical Practitioner and Australian registered acupuncturist with experience working in both Victoria and Tasmania. Consultations are available by appointment and phone enquiries are welcome. Contact us to discuss your individual requirements.
Diet therapy is an essential aspect of Traditional Chinese Medicine and is based on the concept of ‘food as medicine’. In TCM, food therapy is one of the earliest documented medical approaches, dating back thousands of years. Often it’s prescribed with acupuncture and herbal treatments.
Launceston Acupuncturist can provide reproductive acupuncture, IVF support acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine to complement Western medical procedures. Our clinic works closely with your other medical professionals to ensure efficacy and safety of treatment.
At Launceston Acupuncturist we commonly use Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture to treat musculo-skeletal pain which can present as pain in the lower back, neck pain, shoulder pain or foot pain. TCM is also an effective approach to manage acute, chronic and reoccurring pain.
Pregnancy acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can help address many of the common complaints during early pregnancy including morning sickness, nausea and fatigue. Undertaking acupuncture treatments from preconception to postpartum can assist in optimising health and managing stress.
Sports Acupuncture is a specialist field of traditional Chinese medicine that focuses on the treatment of sport related and athletic injuries and musculoskeletal pain. It can effectively reduce pain and inflammation and treat injuries to improve flexibility, strength, motion, endurance and performance.
Cupping therapy is a traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practice which involves placing heated glass suction cups on the skin. As the air inside the cup cools it creates a vacuum, lifting the skin, connective tissues and muscles and loosening any knots and muscle or connective tissue adhesions.
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine are widely regarded as safe and effective approaches to help treat infertility in both men and women. Our natural treatment programs can be used to prepare the body for pregnancy and help achieve successful pregnancies.
Women’s health acupuncture can help support women through all stages of their lives. Acupuncture and TCM treatments can assist with hormonal imbalances, menstrual difficulties, fertility, pregnancy & postpartum support, menopausal support and help to maintain general health and wellbeing.