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alternative medicine


Treating dis-ease & disease with naturopathy


Naturopathy is a non-symptomatic practice like ayurveda. As such, patients consult naturopaths in a preventative capacity. This may seem counter-intuitive, especially as we’re conditioned to seek out healthcare when we’re sick. But if you stop to think about it, it makes complete sense! Why would you want to present with symptoms at all or be sick? […]


Ayurveda: harmony maintained & restored

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Ayurveda is a system of natural medicine originating in India over 5000 years ago. Roughly translating to the ‘science of life’, Ayurveda seeks to maintain balance between the mind and body. When stress, diet and environment disturb this balance, Ayurvedic practitioners work to restore inner harmony. As a non-symptomatic form of medicine, you don’t have […]

Acupuncture Allied Health Dry Needling

Pinpoint your pain with dry needling and acupuncture

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While many of us have had, or at least heard of, acupuncture, we are less familiar with dry needling. Like acupuncture, the practice involves the insertion of needles into different points in the body. The aim is to restore good energy flow and thus, good health. As a form of physiotherapy, dry needling has a […]

Herbal Medicine Wellbeing

Herbal Medicine helps you heal the natural way


Before antibiotics and pharmaceuticals became the norm for treating conditions, herbal medicine was used to mend the body. In fact, Ancient Chinese and Egyptian writings about medicinal plants date back to as early as 3000 B.C. Nowadays, while natural medicine is used in different ways around the world, herbal remedies have seen a resurgence. From […]

Floatation Therapy Wellbeing

Floatation therapy – float your way to better health and wellbeing

Imagine being weightless, warm and completely free from the outside world for an entire hour of your day. Sound like bliss? Then you should try ‘floating’ or floatation therapy. Getting your float on Floatation therapy takes place in a floatation tank filled with epsom salt water solution – that’s what makes you float! These tanks […]


Aromatherapy Essential Oils: What are they used for?


Wake Up and Smell the Oils with Aromatherapy Aromatherapy is the art and science of using aromatic oils to promote the overall health of the body, mind and spirit. These oils are often referred to as essential oil as used in this non-invasive and all-natural form of therapy are, meaning they are extracted from the […]