Acupuncture originated more than 5,000 years ago in traditional Chinese medicine.
It’s a system of complementary medicine in which pain-free fine needles are inserted in the skin at specific points along what are considered to be lines of energy (meridians), which may help patients manage a range of symptoms.
(Chinese deep tissue remedial massage)
Tui na (pronounced “twee naw”) refers to a wide range of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) such as therapeutic body work and massage. It literally translates to “pinch and pull”, though it feels more like kneading to relieve pressure.
Tui na is primarily used as a treatment to address specific patterns of disharmony.
Therapeutic cupping treatment creates a vacuum in a glass cup, and when it is applied to the skin, the tissue is drawn up. This increases the blood flow, loosens the fascia or connective tissue, and is thought to stimulate healing.
Hampton Acupuncture offers a holistic approach to health that includes a variety of tailored services which may help people seeking alternative approaches to manage a range of symptoms including and relating to the following:
Stress & Psychological Disorders
- Sports injuries
- Back & neck pain
- Myofascial pain
- Fibromyalgia syndrome
- Hay fever
- Cold and flu
Low Energy & Wellness
- Run down
- Acute viral disorders
- Other symptoms of a hectic lifestyle
- Itchiness & rash
- Atopic dermatitis
- Menopausal syndrome
- IVF/conception & pregnancy support
- Post-natal support
Digestive & Nutritional Issues
- Nausea/vomiting from chemotherapy
- Crohn’s disease
- Nutritional & metabolic disorders
- Fat loss when done in combination with other healthy behaviours
Chinese alternative therapies may also benefit those who are taking a lot of medications and are reluctant to take more, or are interested in cutting back or are concerned with drug interactions.
Dr. May (Yanping) Mei
Dr. May (Yanping) Mei has a Master of Applied Science (Acupuncture) from RMIT University where she graduated in 2007. She also has a Bachelor of Chinese Medicine from the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, obtained in 1991.
With more than a decade of experience in Chinese therapeutic massage and acupuncture, May is a knowledgeable registered acupuncturist with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Registration of Australia).
Send May a message with your preferred times and dates for an appointment below and she will get back to you.
19 Small St, Hampton VIC 3188
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Tue 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wed 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Thu 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Fri 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM