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Remedial and Lymphatic Face Massage

Komyuniti’s Remedial and Lymphatic Face Massage treatment has been meticulously designed to alleviate stress, tension, pain, and inflammation from your face, jaw, neck, and scalp, providing a holistic solution for those seeking both relaxation and rejuvenation. Our approach goes beyond the superficial to target deeper layers of stress and discomfort. By enhancing circulation and improving lymphatic

Lymphatic Massage

Harnessing the Healing Touch: Massage Therapy and the Lymphatic System Near Me At Komyuniti Wellness, we embrace a holistic approach to your well-being, recognising the interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit. Central to our philosophy is the understanding that our bodies possess innate healing abilities, and one system that exemplifies this is the lymphatic system.

Melbourne Chinese Medicine Lifestyle

Chinese Medicine Dietary & Lifestyle Recommendations

Komyuniti Chinese Medicine Lifestyle Advice This article offers lifestyle tips to complement your acupuncture and Chinese medicine treatment, promoting balance and well-being by incorporating lifestyle habits aligned with the principles of Chinese medicine. Rooted in ancient wisdom and complemented by modern scientific insights, we delve into food therapy, staying warm, seasonal eating, and more, drawing

Acupuncture for Emotional Trauma and Mental Illness

Classical Acupuncture for Emotional Trauma and Mental Illness: How The 8 Extraordinary Vessels and Luo Vessels Help Move Stored Emotions in the Body.  Classical Acupuncture, also known as the Complement Channels, has over two thousand years of practice rooted in the classical texts and oral traditions of the Jeffrey Yuan lineage and Ann Cecil Sterman

What is Chinese Herbal Medicine Used For?

From Ming dynasty texts to present day peer-reviewed journals, there is a long and detailed history of what Chinese herbal medicine is thought to treat. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Qi flows through the body in pathways called meridians (you can think of these meridians as rivers that irrigate and nourish the tissues and

How Does Acupuncture Work?

If you’ve never tried acupuncture before, you might be wondering whether it’s a good avenue for improving your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. At Komyuniti Wellness, our practitioners are fully qualified and highly experienced in providing our clients with tailored acupuncture treatment. Our process involves inserting fine needles into the skin at specific nerve centres

Sports Acupuncture For Sports Injuries & Muscle Sprains

At komyuniti our Acupuncture practitioners are highly adept at applying treatment methods and rehabilitation exercise in the management of sporting injuries sustained from playing a wide range of sports such as, basketball, football, swimming, running, cycling, martial arts etc. Our practitioners work much like any other physical therapist by understanding how to perform orthopedic assessments,

Egg Quality and Fertility Support into 30’s and 40’s

Egg Quality and Fertility Support into 30’s and 40’s A topic that I have heard raised frequently of late, is that around fertility in women in their 30’s s and early 40’s. As women are choosing to have children later more frequently, many are feeling nervous to preserve their fertility and egg quality. This is

Acupuncture and moxibustion for breech presentation

Breech presentation is where a baby is positioned either bottom and feet down or sideways before birth. Acupuncture and moxibustion has been traditionally used as a natural alternative to assist with correcting the baby’s position.

Naturopathy for Insomnia and Sleep Disturbances

Insomnia and sleep disturbances have become a very common occurrence with all the pressures and stimulation of modern-day living. It is estimated that 50% of Australians are experiencing sleep disturbances, while 20% suffer from insomnia presentations. Those experiencing a sleep issue will find that they are more prone to mental health disturbances such as anxiety

Motor point Acupuncture at Komyuniti

What is an acupuncture motor point? Every muscle within the body has a motor point that can be stimulated. These points are where motor nerves innervate from the spine to activate a muscle. The motor point when treated can restore an inhibited muscle that is not functioning correctly. Motor muscle inhibition occurs due to chemical

Can acupuncture improve sleep for people with insomnia?

A recent systematic review published by Sleep Medicine (1) explored the efficacy of acupuncture for treating insomnia. A total of eleven studies that included an overall number of 775 participants. The research was able to provide the following evidence: – Acupuncture increases total sleep time. – Acupuncture improved efficiency, decreased wake after sleep and reduced

Plantar fasciitis, heel pain and bone spurs Melbourne

What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is inflammation occurring at the ligament which stretches underneath the sole of the foot that is attached to the heel and is commonly known as the plantar fascia.   What causes plantar fasciitis and heel pain? The common causes of plantar fasciitis can be contributed to: – Overuse from

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Improving IVF Outcome with Acupuncture

At Komyniti our acupuncture treatments are always informed and up to date with the most recent evidence and research. When it comes to supporting clients going through IVF with acupuncture we always provide our clients with evidence-based approaches to deliver the highest possible outcomes. In 2019 there were two systematic reviews and meta-analysis research articles

Ear acupuncture for stress, anxiety and depression

The current  impact of  the covid-19 pandemic on our front line workers and the rest of us living in metro melbourne have left us all in a heightened state of awareness. Therefore, at komyuniti we wanted to provide a little tip that could offer some assistance with dealing with the current restrictions. A recent study, 

The SIBO connection to IBS

A practical research based intervention for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Most people are aware of irritable bowel syndrome and it’s presentation, however not enough information is shared discussing the root cause of IBS. There are a number of reasons you may experience ongoing digestive disturbances within the IBS bracket, including chronic digestive infections and food

Evidence-based Acupuncture for Lower Back Pain

Komyuniti’s Acupuncture Treatment for Lower Back Pain. At Komyuniti we have clinical experience in working with acute and chronic lower back pain. We have developed our own approach and strategy – Komyuniti Musculoskeletal Acu-Technique™, which involves a combination of traditional acupuncture with the addition of trigger and motor point needling techniques. We also administer neuro-acupuncture

Acupuncture for knee pain and osteoarthritis

Acupuncture is an effective evidence-based treatment option for the management of knee pain and osteoarthritis.  Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage within the knee that acts as a buffer between bones wear and degenerate over time.  As a result, causing inflammation in the joint, pain and restricted movement.   Osteoarthritis of the knee and types of

Acupuncture for Anxiety, Depression & Stress

Mental illness is very common with around 45 percent of Australians experiencing a mental health condition at some point in their lifetime.   15% of Australians have experienced depression in their lifetime. (1)   26.3% of Australia’s will have experienced an anxiety disorder. (1)   13% of Australia are currently experiencing high levels philological stress

Treating the Underlying Issue in Food Intolerance

Nowadays, do you find that more people appear to be becoming increasingly ‘intolerant’ to certain food groups? This may be due to several different factors including, diet and dietary related habits, the sterilisation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and the mainstreaming of diagnostic tools such as hydrogen breath testing. Food intolerances can lead to various

Post Pill Acne: How to Manage the Natural Way

Unfortunately for many women who stop taking the pill (oral contraceptive pill or OCP) a worrying side effect can occur: post pill acne. Many women give up the pill for a number of reasons, from coping with difficult side effects, to wanting to return to a natural cycle or perhaps trying to conceive. For most

A Natural Treatment for Migraines & Headaches Melbourne Fitzroy

Migraines are a neurological condition that can cause intense headaches that can affect one or multiple areas of the head. Many people live with the debilitating symptoms of migraines, in fact the statistics show that 4.9 million Australians experience migraines per year and over 7% of those suffer with chronic migraines. (1)   There is

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