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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 [...]

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 [...]

The Healing Heat of Moxibustion

By |2017-07-18T04:02:30+00:00August 18th, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Practice, Research|Tags: , , |

It has long been thought that the best way to help treat acute sprains and strains is to apply ice to the injury. However research now indicates that the use of ice as a form of therapy may actually have detrimental effects on the healing process. Even the man who coined the term RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation), Dr. [...]

Acupuncture vs. Dry Needling

By |2017-07-18T04:05:11+00:00August 4th, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Practice|Tags: , , , |

Dry needling or myofascial trigger point therapy is the practice of releasing knots within the muscles known as trigger points in order to treat pain associated with injuries. It is called dry needling because, unlike a hypodermic needle, there is no exchange of fluids in or out of the tissues. This term has been used [...]

Acupuncture Helps to Reduce Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)

By |2017-07-18T04:09:59+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Research|Tags: , , , |

Delayed onset muscles soreness (DOMS) is the term given to that ache and loss of strength you feel in the muscles for a couple of days after a good workout. It is believed that DOMS occurs as a result of high muscle tension exerted during eccentric contractions during movement (1). This causes mechanical disruption of the [...]