- Dr Huei-Min Chen - M.B.,B.S. Hons (Melb), FRACGP, Grad cert. Medical Acupuncture (Monash).
Dr Chen is a qualified GP. She uses predominantly laser acupuncture which is painless and safe for patients of all ages including children and pregnant women. Needle acupuncture is also available on request.
A course of acupuncture generally involves 10 treatments at weekly-fortnightly intervals depending on the response of the individual. Once the symptoms have been effectively alleviated, booster treatments at various intervals are beneficial for maintenance.
Acupuncture originated in China and has been practiced for thousands of years. It involves stimulating specific points around the body with either a laser or a needle to achieve the desired effects. There have been many scientific studies which recognise acupuncture as an effective method of treatment for a large number of conditions.