Acupuncture & Naturopathy for Melbourne's Inner West 

Our method

At Altona Acupuncture your health concerns are viewed through the lens of Traditional Chinese medicine combined with knowledge of western medical science to provide integrated drug free health care

Our practitioners take the time to listen to you and support you with your health concerns. 

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MEET THE Team 

Meet the team of Altona Acupuncture

We have four enthusiastic doctors of Chinese Medicine, registered acupuncturists and a naturopath working in the clinic. All warm and caring practitioners dedicated to improving the health and physical condition of their patients. 

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The Latest

Arthritis

Arthritis

Arthritis is an umbrella term for more than 100 medical conditions that affect the skeletal system, specifically joints where two or more bones meet.* It mainly occurs in the joints of the hands, knees, shoulders, hips and lower back. In Western medicine pain relief is often treated with painkillers which can have serious side effects. Ever thought of acupuncture in combination with Chinese herbs? With this combination we aim to relieve pain and increase mobility. Read further to see why this is so important.

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Wrinkles

Wrinkles

Laugh lines, thinking wrinkles, angry look lines, are-you-kidding-me-lines or crow’s feet. Do you have them too? I have to say that I actually really like them on other people. The beautiful lines around your eyes or on your nose are actually very cute. Look at this beautiful woman in the photo. I mean how gorgeous is she? But I have them myself, and then there is actually nothing to laugh about. Funny huh, how that works?

According to Chinese medicine, outer beauty is based on your inner balance; our face reflects our internal health. Again when our energy has the right balance, we look fresh and healthy. But we all get older and after the age of 20 our face starts to leave traces. And I want to tell you, that is very normal. Unfortunately, one person gets it a bit faster while the other gets wrinkles a bit deeper.

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Diabetes awareness Mondays

At of the first Monday of May at Altona Acupuncture we will be running type 1 diabetes awareness Mondays where $2 from every treatment will be donated to the Juvenile diabetes research foundation. This is a really important cause for me because my daughter is diagnosed with type1 diabetes. She is 7 years old now and every single day is a challenge to make sure we can keep her safe, well and healthy and to make sure she stays that way. It’s been a very steep learning curve. There were a lot of things about type 1 diabetes that we just didn’t understand as parents. So I want to share some insights with you as well every Monday about what its like to love with Type 1 diabetes.

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We’re seeking a massage therapist

We’re seeking a massage therapist

Exciting opportunity for an experienced remedial massage therapist / myo therapist  Are you a passionate and experienced massage therapist who wants to help patients lead a healthy life (without pain). Do you want to work in a friendly team...

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Endometriosis

Endometriosis

11 March 2021 - March endometriosis awareness month, but what is endometriosis? Symptoms are variable and unfortunately there are still a lot of questions unanswered about endometriosis. This also means that often there is a delay of many years in diagnosis.Women with...

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Keep your balance in Autumn

Keep your balance in Autumn

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) everything is connected and in perfect harmony. This is reflected in the rhythm of day and night, the alternation of the seasons and the functioning of people. Now that Autumn has arrived, the element metal is taking the lead. The element metal stands for letting go and receiving. When your metal element is in balance, you are decisive, strong and vital, but when your element is out of balance you can feel sad and this can also lead to an inability to create structure, among other things. Like the trees drop their leaves, because they become unneeded. It is time for you to drop bad habits, let things go and keep what is right for you. Be decisive and think about your real needs.

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ClINIC HOURS

Monday: 9am - 9pm
Tuesday: 9am - 9pm
Wednesday: 9am - 9pm
Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 2pm