Brisbane Acupuncture & Natural Therapies

1/2 Benson Street Toowong

Mark Crain, AHPRA registered Practitioner of Chinese Medicine has worked from his practice in Toowong since 1982. Mark has maintained one of the the oldest Chinese medicine practice in Brisbane...... Parking available at 17 Archer Street...... Call or TXT 040 225 1564 for more information on any of our services.

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TCM Initial Acupuncture Session $75 Traditional Chinese acupuncture therapy. Bring your MRI, CT Scan or Xray .
Traditional Chinese Acupuncture is covered by private health funds, Workers Compensation QLD & Vic. Armed forces health contract. Bring your MRI, CT Scan or Xray to yoyr appointment. 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.
TCM Follow-up Acupuncture Session $60 Traditional Chinese acupuncture follow-up treatments
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.
Japanese Initial Acupuncture Treatment $85 Japanese stye acupuncture
Japanese style acupuncture is a gentle and is less invasive for the patient. Treatment will include diagnosis and treatment.
Japanese Follow-up Acupuncture Treatment $70 Subtle and effective Japanese acupuncture
Treatment may include course of acupuncture to achieve the improvement expected by the patient. This style of acupuncture is effective yet subtle enough to release emotional and mental tension.
Acupuncture and Massage therapy
Acupuncture & Massage - 60 minutes $90 Chinese acupuncture 40 minutes Massage 20 minutes
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.
Structural acupuncture & Myofascial Release $90 Muscle pain, spasm, strain, adhesion or knots
Myofascial release (or MFR) is a soft tissue therapy for the treatment of skeletal muscle immobility and pain. Relax contracted muscles, improve blood and lymphatic circulation, and stimulate the stretch reflex in muscles.
Acupuncture & 30 minutes Structural balancing $110 Acupuncture will release muscular tension & massage can increase blood flow to tight muscles
Acupuncture will release muscular tension when preformed. Massage assists this process by stimulating more blood flow to the target area and aiding in healing.
Dry Needling
Dry Needling - Ashi therapy $80 Trigger point therapy - local trauma acupuncture needle treatment
Ashi or trigger point therapy uses acupuncture needles in muscle trauma caused by sport or sporting activities, physical work or strains and sprains.
Chinese herbal medicine consultation
Initial Chinese herb consultation $75 60 minute consultation. 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 consultation $85 15 min consultation follow-up treatment. 2 Packets of herbal formulas included .
Follow up consultation for existing patients. Includes 1 week supply of raw herbs.
Acupuncture packages
IVF acupuncture $180 Supplement IVF - 3 sessions 2 pre-collection/1 post collection
Supplement IVF treatment by increasing endorphin release, decreasing anxiety to calm the mind. Treatment is 4 sessions. 2 sessions prior to collection or implantation and 2 sessions on the two days following.
Cosmetic acupuncture
Silver Facial Acupuncture & Massage - Silver needle used $90 King of Needles - Increased collagen release over other metals.
Initial facial cleanse and massage for 20 minutes then 50 minutes for the heat lamp and needle therapy. Micro facial needles are used that are laser sharpened for painless insertion.
Cupping session - 50 minutes $75 Releases metabolic waste products to the skin surface
Dry 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 - 45 minutes $95 Releases metabolic waste products, cellulite. Improves blood and lymph supply aiding in removal of cellulite.
This type of cupping helps to break up cellulite by increasing blood and lymph supply to the area with cellulite.
Wet Cupping - 60 minutes $125 Includes individual Cupping set
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Hijama Session - 60 minutes $125 Includes individual cupping set each treatment
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 - 40 minutes $75 Release scar tissue, increase ROM, release viral or bacterial infection at skin level
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.
IASTM treatment $85
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM).
Poultices - Traditional Chinese Herbal Poultices
10 day pre-operative joint poultice. $105 30 years treatment success, 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.
Deep Tissue Massage - 60 minutes $90 Release the tension from deep within your muscular frame
Deep Tissue massage for muscular strain, spasm, cramp or muscular twitching.
Trigger Point Massage - 60 minutes $90 Release trigger point soreness and increase range of motion.
Releases trigger point tension and post sport soreness while improving range of motion due to muscular fatigue.
Sports Massage - 50 minutes $90 Pre & Post sport strength/fatigue rebuild. Endurance building techniques used.
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 - 50 minutes $90 Stretch and limber muscles for better stances
Martial arts relies on subtle and flexible movements. This massage is to help the coordination of the muscles through these movements.
Swedish Relaxing Massage - 50 minutes $90 Deep relaxing massage for anxiety and poor concentraion
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 60 minutes $75 Foot Acupressure & Lower Leg Massage
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.
Lymphatic Drainage
Lower body lymphatics $75 Feet, legs and abdomen
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Upper body lymphatics $75 Arms, neck, chest and abdomen
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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.
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