Acupuncture

We are now offering Acupuncture services every Tuesday and Friday at Wellspring Chiropractic Townsville.

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a holistic health technique that stems from Traditional Chinese Medicine practices in which trained practitioners stimulate specific points on the body by inserting thin needles into the skin. Surprisingly, although needles are used in acupuncture, treatments are relatively pain-free.

Acupuncture Consultation Types:

We offer three consultation types at Wellspring Chiropractic Townsville for our acupuncture services including:
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Initial Consultation (60min):

  • Full assessment including case history, Tongue and Pulse diagnosis, palpation and ROM testing.
  • Treatment plan and explanation.
  • Acupuncture treatment with Chinese Medicine adjuncts (moxibustion, Tui Na, Gua Sha, cupping, as necessary).
  • Chinese Dietetics and lifestyle advice.

Follow-up Consultation (45min):

  • Re-assessment of symptoms, Tongue and Pulse diagnosis, palpation, ROM test.
  • Acupuncture treatment with Chinese Medicine Adjuncts.
  • Chinese Dietetics and lifestyle advice.

Free Consultation (15min):

  • Brief assessment, Tongue and Pulse diagnoses.
  • Treatment plan.

For more information, you can contact our practice on 4779 1604.

Welcome Acupuncturist Dr Rahni Koturaj (BHSc)

Rahni is an AHPRA-registered Practitioner of Chinese Medicine who has previously practiced on the Gold Coast, QLD and in Canberra, ACT.

While her practice predominantly involves acupuncture, she also has a keen passion for Chinese dietetics and touches on this in most of her treatments. Ba Guan (cupping therapy), Gua Sha (scraping), moxibustion and Tui Na (Chinese massage) also play large roles in her sessions, with some Chinese herbal medicine and exercise therapy.

Rahni uses an evidence-based approach and tailors treatments to the time of day, season, life stages, and hormonal cycles of her patients. She welcomes patients with a variety of health concerns but has a particular penchant for helping women manage anxiety and stress, correcting hormonal imbalance and achieving optimal digestive function.

For more information, you can contact our practice on 4779 1604.