First, as one of the Essential Services, I am still practicing. However, Audrey Burking (my partner and the clinic Physiotherapist) share the same clinic space. So, until the end of May (and possibly June) we have had to make significant changes to our work practices and hours. My clinic hours will be restricted to Wednesday only, from 10.00am to 5.00pm. I will also not be taking on any new clients for the time being.
Thank you for your understanding and support through these difficult times. Please stay safe, stay home, practice social distancing and take care of yourself and your loved ones. Together, we can defeat this pandemic.
As the law currently stands almost anyone can insert needles into your body; so long as they do not call themselves Acupuncturists, or infer that they are. That is a fact.
We now have a plethora of dry needle therapists. They are not registered Acupuncturists - hence the use of the term dry needling. Their training can be as short as a weekend course. Yes! Some do more, most do not. That is a Fact.
A Registered Acupuncturist has a four year degree or its equivalent. She or he cannot call themself an Acupuncturist if they do not have this minimum qualification and are registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Agency (AHPRA). That is a Fact.
When you are choosing your Acupuncturist you need to make sure he or she is a registered Acupuncturist. How do you do that? Check the AHPRA Practitioner register and/or check the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA) register.
Make sure you are in safe hands, consult a registered Acupuncturist.
Wednesday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Restricted hours for May 2020
0419 375 596
109 Eyre Street
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