Acupuncture at Greenslopes and West End Clinics
Top Health Doctors have doctors that are trained in medical acupuncture. Acupuncture is a procedure that involves *the insertion of very thin, clean needles through your skin at strategic points on your body.
This service is only available at Top Health Doctors Greenslopes (Dr Maria Barker-Mott) and Top Health Doctors West End (Dr Richardy Hostiadi).
Acupuncture for Pain Relief & medical conditions
Acupuncture is commonly used for pain relief, though it is also used for a wide range of other conditions. Studies with rigorous research methodology were conducted in the USA and United kingdom together with the use of functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of the brains of patients. These studies revealed acupuncture had a real impact on our brain, in the the perception of pain.
Acupuncture can be used to treat or form a part of an adjunct treatment in the following conditions:
- Back pain
- Neck pain
- Overall pain management
- Anxiety (has a calming effect)
- Hip pain related to trochanteric bursitis
- Allergies and sinus pain
- Insomnia (not able to fall asleep naturally)
Dr Maria Barker-Mott of Top Health Doctors Greenslopes is a qualified medical acupuncturist with a Fellowship of the Australian Medical Acupuncture College and experienced GP. She offers acupuncture to selected patients, in addition to her strong interest in chronic pain management. To find out more about Dr Maria Barker-Mott click here
Dr Richardy Hostiadi of Top Health Doctors West End, has a special interest in Musculoskeletal Medicine and has completed a Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine and completed acupuncture course from Australian Medical Acupuncture College. To Find out more about Dr Hostiadi click here
To find out more about acupuncture please click here.