Brisbane Acupuncture & Natural Therapies

Suite 1Benson House 2 Benson Street Toowong

Mark Crain, Practitioner of Chinese Medicine, working from 2 Benson St Toowong since 1987 uses the Clinic as a Modern Chinese Herbal Pharmacy and Acupuncture Clinic. Mark accepts private health funds, WorkSafe compensation cases and AU Armed Forces Acupuncture claims. Lavinia Hobman, Physiotherapist, has 26 years experience working with Complex Decongestive Therapy (CDT). CDT encompasses Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), bandaging, education & Self Care. CDT is claimable through your Private Health Insurance or under WorkCover QLD where applicable. Parking available at 17 Archer Street......Call or TXT 040 225 1564 for more information on any of our services.

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Chinese Herb Assessment
Initial Chinese Herb Assessment 1 hr $95 Bring blood tests, X-ray/MRI.
Diagnosis using tongue, pulse, symptom and signs, doctors reports, medical tests, blood tests, past history and family history. Diagnosis will combine your body's imbalances with a super accurate Traditional Chinese herbal formula. Diet, exercise, lifestyle changes and stress coping skills are all covered.
Follow-up Chinese Herb Assessment $55 Re-assessment consultation
Reassessment for Chinese Herbal Formula prescription.
Acupuncture
Initial Acupuncture Session 1hr $75 Bring your MRI, CT Scan or Xray .
Acupuncture is covered by Private Health Funds, Workers Compensation QLD & Vic, Armed forces health contract.
Follow-up Acupuncture Session 1hr $60 Reassessment & Treatment
Acupuncture is covered by private health funds, Workers Compensation QLD & Vic. Armed forces health contract. Acupuncture (from Latin, 'acus' (needle) + 'punctura' (to puncture) is the stimulation of specific acupuncture points along the skin of the body involving various methods such as penetration by thin needles or the application of heat, pressure, or laser light.
Initial Japanese Acupuncture 1hr $85 Japanese stye acupuncture
Japanese style acupuncture is a gentle and is less invasive for the patient. Treatment will include diagnosis and treatment.
Acupuncture & Massage
Acupuncture & Massage 1hr $90 Acu 30 min. Massage 30 min
Acupuncture is used to promote blood and white blood cells to go to tense or strained muscles to release tension and increase healing time. Massage to unlock tense muscles causing a loss of range of motion to neck, back, hips or other joints.
Physiotherapy - Lymphatic Management
Initial Consultation Pro Bono 15 min Subjective & Objective Assessment
Complex Decongestive Therapy (CDT) encompasses Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), bandaging, education & Self Care. CDT is considered the gold standard of treatment for lymphedema that has progressed beyond stage 1 — meaning there is visible swelling without pitting (a temporary indentation forms on the skin when pressed) and there may be evidence of fibrosis (scarring of soft tissue).
Initial Treatment Service - 90 min $90 Complex Decongestive Therapy
Complex Decongestive Therapy (CDT) encompasses Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), bandaging, education & Self Care
Follow-Up treatment Session 1 hr $80 Reassessment & Treatment
Complex Decongestive Therapy (CDT) encompasses Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), bandaging, education & Self Care
Massage
Deep Tissue Massage 1hr $80 Release muscular tension
Deep Tissue massage for muscular strain, spasm, cramp or muscular twitching.
Trigger Point Massage 1hr $80 Releases trigger points
Releases trigger point tension while improving range of motion.
Sports Massage 1hr $80 Pre & Post Sports massage
Per-sport or post-sport massage. Tweak your performance and decreases the post layoff times. Increase strength and endurance by locking and blocking the muscle length. Combine muscle strength to increase endurance.
Martial Arts massage 1hr $80 Stretch Massage
Martial arts relies on subtle and flexible movements. This massage is to help the coordination of the muscles through these movements.
Swedish Relaxing Massage 1hr $80 Anxiety, Poor Concentration
A relaxing massage to release nervous tension, muscle tension, headache or anxiety. Overworked or over study then relaxing is the key to breaking your nervous exhaustion cycle by gentle and relaxing massage techniques.
Reflexology 1 hr $80 Foot & Lower leg
Reflexology is the stimulation of the acupressure points relating to different parts of the body. Massaging these points can be beneficial for circulation of the lower leg and foot as well as improving symptoms relating to the organ complex massaged.
Cosmetic acupuncture
Silver Needle Facial Acupuncture 1hr $80 Increase collagen release.
Micro facial needles are used that are laser sharpened for painless insertion. Silver needles are know as the King of needles as this metal increases collagen release.
Cupping
Cupping Session 50 min $75 Release metabolic waste products
Cupping can be used for, cough with back or rib pain, muscle strain, muscle cramps/twitching, migraine, nervous tension. Initial myofascial stripping techniques can be used to release stubborn muscular knots or adhesions.
Cellulite Cupping 1hr $95 Increase lymph movement
This type of cupping helps to break up cellulite by increasing blood and lymph supply to the area with cellulite.
Wet Cupping 1 hr $125 Includes individual Cupping set
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Hijama
Hijama Session 1hr $125 Includes individual cupping set
Muhammad said, "Indeed the best of remedies you have is hijama, and if there was something excellent to be used as a remedy then it is hijama."
Gua Sha
Gua Sha - IASTM 40 min $75 Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation (IASTM).
Treatment for Pain: fixed, persistent or recurring, pain on feeling the area, decreased range of motion of joints, numbness. Fever: nausea, vomiting, cough, wheeze (ie: sick or recently ill)Gua sha (Chinese: 刮痧; pinyin: guā shā), meaning "scraping sha-bruises", is a traditional Chinese medical treatment in which the skin is scraped to produce light bruising. Practitioners believe gua sha releases unhealthy elements from injured areas and stimulates blood flow and healing. Gua sha is sometimes referred to as "spooning" or "coining" by English speakers, it has also been given the descriptive French name, tribo-effleurage.
Poultices - Traditional Chinese Herbal Poultices
10 day pre-operative joint poultice $105 Increases post operative recovery
Knee replacement or reconstruction application that heals postoperative repair greatly. Proven use in over 100 cases in 20 years clinic application. Increase wound healing even before your operated on by using these traditional herbal poultices.

Hours of Operation

Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday 10am - 7pm
Thursday 10am - 7pm
Friday Closed
Saturday 8am - 4pm
Sunday Closed
CALL or TXT: 040 225 1564 for available bookings not shown online.
Mark Crain -

Mark Crain

Acupuncturist & Chinese Herbalist
Lavinia Hobman - Lavinia at Mackay working for Community Health Centre

Lavinia Hobman

Clinical Physiotherapist
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