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About Chris Fehres

Chris Fehres lives in Brisbane and holds a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in acupuncture. Chris completed his degree in 2015 at Endeavour College of Natural Health where he graduated with distinction and was awarded the medal of academic excellence for highest achievement Australia-wide for acupuncture. He currently holds positions at Endeavour College as a contract tutor for higher education and alumni representative for the Course Advisory Committees for both the Acupuncture and Biosciences departments, as well as having been chosen as the focus for their 2017 - 18 Graduate Stories write up.

Acupuncture for Neck Pain

By |2017-08-18T02:10:33+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Acupuncture, Research|Tags: , , , , , |

This article explores different types of neck pain and the benefits of acupuncture as a treatment option. Contents (click to jump to section) Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD) Chronic Mechanical Neck Pain Tension Neck Syndrome (TNS) Myofascial Trigger Points Acupuncture Treatment Research Click here to find out about acupuncture for workcover and ctp claims... [...]

An Explanation of Acupuncture Theories Using the Fascia Network and Nervous System

By |2017-10-18T11:19:13+00:00June 28th, 2017|Categories: Acupuncture, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

Contents (click to jump to section) Introduction Fascia/ Connective Tissue Involvement Nervous System Involvement Conclusion Introduction There are many different theories and ideas these days about how acupuncture may work, and consequently the definitive mechanism of acupuncture remains unclear. This is, in part, because acupuncture does not have one singular mechanism. The [...]

Acupuncture for Shoulder Pain

By |2017-08-18T02:08:29+00:00June 15th, 2017|Categories: Acupuncture, Research|Tags: , , , , , |

This article explores different types of shoulder injuries and the benefits of acupuncture as a treatment option. Contents (click to jump to section) Shoulder Pain Shoulder Impingement Syndrome Frozen Shoulder Acupuncture Treatment Research Click here to find out about acupuncture for workcover and ctp claims... Shoulder Pain [...]

Acupuncture: Powerful Placebo or Potent Pain Killer?

By |2017-08-03T07:19:26+00:00June 12th, 2017|Categories: Acupuncture, Research|Tags: , , , , |

Jump to Middle / Conclusion There is plenty of talk about how acupuncture can provide pain relief, but just how effective is it? Chinese medicine theories and early versions of acupuncture are understood to date back thousands of years, and this is often the point put forward by practitioners and acupuncture enthusiasts alike to [...]

Endeavour College of Natural Health Graduate Stories 2017

By |2017-07-18T03:27:29+00:00May 25th, 2017|Categories: Acupuncture, Videos|Tags: , , |

Earlier this year I was honoured to have been featured as the latest focus for Endeavour College of Natural Health's Graduate Stories. You can view the clips below and read the full article here. Graduate Stories: Chris Fehres Chris Fehres on practising Acupuncture [...]

The Acupuncture Evidence Project – by John McDonald & Stephen Janz

By |2017-07-17T23:51:01+00:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: Acupuncture, Practice, Research|Tags: , , |

It has been an energetic last few weeks in the acupuncture community! Recently a study was published in Australia by two very well known and highly respected acupuncturists by the names of John McDonald and Stephen Janz. The study, entitled The Acupuncture Evidence Project, summarises the current available scientific evidence supporting the efficacy of acupuncture for 117 conditions as [...]

Acupuncture for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By |2017-07-18T03:52:27+00:00October 29th, 2016|Categories: Practice, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As the work week continues to push many of us past the point of our capacity to perform physical work whether it be typing or jackhammering, repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are becoming more prevalent in the developed world. RSI can refer to any injury to the muscles, tendons and soft tissues of a particular region of the [...]