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Finding balance in food

Eating With The Seasons – Autumn

There is something to be said about sitting down for a hearty soup on a cool day.  It is like our body craves the warmth. In Oriental medicine, balance is required in all aspects of life including in what you eat with each season. It is based on the ancient concept of Yin and Yang, …

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Chinese Medicine Team Toowong

Ondol News – March

What an amazing seminar Kelly and Hae-Uk attended last week! The final module of four-years training finished with a bang. It was an ambitious project of their Japanese teacher, Shimamura sensei, to treat as many people as possible to consolidate all their skills and knowledge over the past years.  Part of the learning process was …

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Massage Toowong

The Power Of Massage

Massage is the perfect complement to acupuncture and Oriental herbal medicines. The power of touch is essential in the health and well-being of everyone.  It offers an opportunity to connect, heal and ease pain.  Not only from massage but through handshakes, hugging, holding, even stroking our pets to calm them.  Ondol’s very own massage practitioner, …

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Japanese Acupunture training

Completion of Advanced Methods of Nagano Style Japanese Acupuncture from the 20th – 24th February

This February will be an exciting time at Ondol Clinic. Our acupuncture teacher/master from Japan, Tsuyoshi Shimamura Sensei and his fabulous translator, Seishiro Hokazano, will conduct this last training module of our 4-year postgraduate training program in Nagano style acupuncture, here in Brisbane. The goal is very ambitious, with over 400 clients from all over …

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2019 Chinese Star Sign Pig

2019 – The Year Of The Pig

The Chinese Zodiac system has existed in Chinese culture since the Qin Dynasty more than 2000 years ago.  2019 is the Year of the Pig, and to be more specific the year of the Earth Pig – something that only happens every 60 years.  People born in the Year of the Pig tend to be …

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Dry Needling Versus Acupuncture

  What does Acupuncture and Dry Needling have in common with Vultures? You might not have come across, but in professional circles, the difference between acupuncture and dry needling is a hot and ongoing debate. Before you get your next dry needling done by an allied health professional, you might consider the information provided below. …

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Acupuncture Health Funds Australia

Private Health Fund Changes In Natural Medicine Australia 2019

What Do The Changes Mean For The Clients Of Ondol? The hot topic in recent months has been the impact of private health fund changes to our industry! As you all know, from April 1 this year, private health insurance policies were modified. The hardest hit areas were natural therapies. Under the review by the …

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End of year blog

Surviving The End Of Year Sprint And Starting The New Year Fresh!

It’s December!  The end of year madness has started.  Christmas parties, family gatherings, catching up with friends – with October and November seemingly passing in a blur.  Sound familiar? We all tend to work in overdrive or hyper-vigilance – trying to be everything to everyone and everywhere at once. Hoping not to ‘drop’ the ball, …

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November News With Kelly

Hippocrates said ‘Healing is a matter of time, but is sometimes also a matter of opportunity’. Last week Kelly had the opportunity to spend 6 days in (cold) Melbourne studying AiM (Anatomy in Motion) with Gary Ward from the UK. The seminar brought a diverse range of practitioners from all over Australia together. Amongst them …

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November Cyberscan Seminar

At the beginning of November Hae-Uk attended a CyberScan seminar with the inventor of the biofeedback device, Dieter Kehren from Germany. Lots of new topics were discussed with new updates in the software and database of the comprehensive device. The new treatment options, centred around the recently developed electromagnetic card (EE card Plus), were discussed. …

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