Health and Wellness


What is Acupuncture and what does it really involve?

If you’ve ever researched pain management, holistic medicine or relaxation, chances are you’ve come across the word acupuncture before. This word has also been thrust into the Western media spotlight with the rise of health focused celebrities and created the question, what is it and what ...
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When do you need Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Greg Bantick - Many people still think acupuncture is only good for pain relief. In fact, many medical conditions are well treated with traditional East Asian medicine. Acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition, massage, exercise, and many other techniques are included in the discipline of trad...
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Period Pain & PMS

For many years period pain influenced and controlled my life in big ways. This is not only true for me, but for my sisters, my friends, and many of the women I have met through my Chinese Medicine practice. It can feel awkward or socially inappropriate to discuss our period problems, and we f...
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Who is Greg Bantick and how can he help you?

Greg has been working out of the Health and Healing Wellness Centre for over three years but now is fully integrated into the clinic. For those of you whom may not have met Greg before, he is a 30 year experienced acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Herbalist. His focus in general practice ...
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Dehydration, lack of sleep and poor posture can cause headaches but before you pop an over-the-counter pain killer...

Naturopathy is a great place to start when looking for natural headache cures. Headaches are one of the most common health complaints of people, regularly affecting over 3.3 million Australians. Headaches are often the result of one or more causes. Unlike other conventional headache treat...
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TCM helps improve quality of life for many Australians

Chinese medicine now accounts for 3.2% of the total use of complementary medicines in Australia. With over 3.3 million Australians suffering from headaches and headaches being the most common health complaints, Chinese medicine practitioners offer headache and migraine relief for many Austral...
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Headaches affect 1 in 7 Australians ~ How can Chiropractic Care help?

Chiropractic care has been an effectively treating neck pain and headaches for almost a century. Headaches are the most common illnesses people experience, with many Australians suffering from chronic headaches. Research continues to support that chiropractic spinal adjustment provides headac...
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Acupuncture for Headaches Found to be more Cost-Effective than Conventional Drug Treatments

Acupuncture has been shown through numerous studies and independent reviews to have a positive effect on reducing the frequency of headaches, severity of headaches and has resulted in less use of conventional pain relief medications. In fact, research published in the March 15 issue of the Britis...
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Back Pain affects 8 out of 10 of us!

A recent article in the Weekend Australian (September 24-25,2011) states that "8 out of 10 Australians will experience excruciating spasms that send them to bed for days or weeks while others will suffer dull aches and shooting pains that rumble on for months or years". Considering that your ...
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Emotional Stress and Its Relationship to Muscular Pain

An understanding of how the mind affects the body, and vice-versa, requires a combined knowledge of Psychology (the mind), of Neurology (the nervous system) and of Immunology (the body’s natural defences). The Mind-Body Link Emotional stress and its relationship to muscular pain Mind-body pat...
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