Osteopathy For Children With Growing Pains

March 22, 2023

Growing pains are a common issue for children. Kids might ask how they can get rid of the growing pains, and it can be hard to know how to help your child if the pain is recurrent or serious. Fortunately, osteopathy is a gentle, drug-free way of helping children manage growing pains. At Essendon Natural […]

What is the difference between massage and remedial massage?

January 31, 2023

Massage and remedial massage are two forms of bodywork that have become increasingly popular in Australia in recent years. While there are some similarities, there are also differences in approach and the results that can be produced. Let’s zoom in for a closer look at the difference between massage and remedial massage.   The Basics […]

Calm Your Mind – Hypnotherapy for Anxiety Relief

If you struggle with anxiety, you’re not alone. Managing anxiety and the conditions that often accompany it (such as depression and sleep issues) can be difficult, and medication is not always the right solution. However, hypnotherapy may be a great option to help you reduce your anxiety symptoms. In this blog post, we’ll explain how […]

Can acupuncture help with weight loss? How does it work?

December 8, 2022

The system of traditional Chinese medicine, of which acupuncture is a part, views weight gain as the outcome or sign of a body imbalance. According to this perspective, this imbalance can be caused by a malfunctioning of the spleen, liver, kidney, the endocrine system, or the thyroid gland. To support weight loss, acupuncture aims to […]

What is Holistic Nutrition?

Holistic nutrition or naturopathic nutrition is an approach to nutrition that blends the principles behind nutrition and holistic health. As the name suggests, the resulting focus is broad and brings in diverse factors like diet, mental health, and lifestyle. The aim is to work from the understanding that no single nutrition or mental health factor […]

Eczema Relief with Natural Herbs

October 24, 2022

It’s no secret that eczema can have a huge negative impact on people’s confidence. The chronic skin condition causes inflammation, redness, itching, and dryness – it can be extremely uncomfortable and even painful. There is no cure for eczema, but there are things you can do to manage your symptoms and reduce inflammation. If you […]

Can Acupuncture Help with Sinus Problems?

We’ve all been there – that endless cycle of congestion, pressure and pain that just won’t give. If you’re looking for some relief from your sinus problems, acupuncture may be worth a try. Keep reading to learn more about how this centuries-old treatment can help reduce your sinus pain and get you back to feeling […]

An interview with our Acupuncturist & Herbalist – Sonia Millett

What made you decide to be an Acupuncturist & Herbalist? A friend who had just started studying Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) was very passionately explaining how interesting his studies were.  I was looking for a new focus, having just given birth to my first child and so looked into enrolling in the same TCM course.  […]

Natural Approaches to Relieve IBS

October 14, 2022

Do you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome? If so, you know how unpleasant and frustrating the symptoms can be. Many people turn to conventional medications in an attempt to find relief, but these often come with unwanted side effects. There is, however, another option: natural approaches to relieving IBS. In the points below, we’ll discuss […]

Is Acupuncture Still Covered by Private Health Insurance in 2022?

If you’ve ever had acupuncture, you already know its potential to stimulate the body’s natural healing abilities and promote physical and emotional well-being. However, given that acupuncture falls under the umbrella of traditional Chinese medicine, this leaves some confusion as to whether acupuncture treatment is covered by private health insurance in Australia. There are currently […]