acupuncture north perth

why you want to do herbs and acupuncture together

Herbal medicine and acupuncture are two of the five treatment branches of Chinese medicine. Do they go separately or can you have them together? Chinese Medicine Doctor, Marie Hopkinson explains why you want to have herbs with your acupuncture. In my experience, acupuncture is much more well known than other aspects of Chinese medicine like Read more about why you want to do herbs and acupuncture together[…]

Can massage help your chronic back pain?

Chronic back pain is a common problem for many Australians. Not only does it hinder your day to day life, but can make you less happy, less productive at work and less able to enjoy your hobbies and weekends. But the good news there are natural alternatives to taking pain killers such as massage therapy. Read more about Can massage help your chronic back pain?[…]


Sciatica is one of the most common pain’s an acupuncturist typically sees. There are lots of variations of treatments that can be used by an Acupuncturist, and even Chinese herbs are available as a treatment option. Cupping, Moxibustion and Electro acupuncture are common treatments for sciatic pain, but before we go into these treatments, let’s Read more about Sciatica[…]


Headaches are a common symptom seen by Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine practitioners. As with all conditions, the way a Chinese Medicine practitioner approaches the treatment of headaches is to first establish the Chinese medicine diagnosis. Once a diagnosis has been made, the treatment is based on re-balancing the body, often headaches can be resolved Read more about Headaches[…]

Healing Heels – how acupuncture treats plantar fasciitis

Heel pain can have many causes, one common one is known as Plantar Fasciitis. From acute injuries and sport or activity over strain, and chronic pain experienced on a daily basis, acupuncture is often sought for heel pain relief. What is Plantar Fasciitis? It’s an inflammation of the band of tendon that runs from the Read more about Healing Heels – how acupuncture treats plantar fasciitis[…]

Remedial Massage at Metro Health

Discover the Benefits of Craniosacral therapy

ANDREY MAZAEV, Remedial Massage Therapist, at Metro Health and Medicine is a specialist in Myofacial release and Craniosacral therapy. What is Myofascial Release? The technique is primarily a gentle stretch of the fascia, a thin layer of connective tissue, which covers and separates muscle groups and organs. This technique is popular among massage therapists, chiropractors and Read more about Discover the Benefits of Craniosacral therapy[…]

Is there more to my back pain?

In my practice, I see a lot of back pain patients. Acupuncture is something well known to relieve pain, particularly for any musculoskeletal pain related conditions. Take for instance, lower back pain. Acupuncture, as part of Chinese medicine has its own understanding of the cause of back pain. Back pain can be caused by: 1) EXTERNAL Read more about Is there more to my back pain?[…]

Concession Day Acupuncture

Concession Acupuncture – Available Fridays at Metro Health with Marie Hopkinson.  To support all our patients who are going through a hard time financially, pensioners or health care card holders Marie offers $40 acupuncture treatments on Fridays. Call us to see if your eligible and to make an appointment. Clinic is open Fridays, 8am – Read more about Concession Day Acupuncture[…]

Natural ways to stop pain

When your in pain, all you want to do is work out the fastest way to stop the pain. Toothache, headache, back pain, stomach pains, joint pains – there are lots of natural ways to stop and relieve pain fast. Acupuressure for natural pain relief For thousands of years people have been rubbing where it Read more about Natural ways to stop pain[…]