Qi Gong by Wally Simpson

Wally Simpson is an Australian registered acupuncturist and now practices in Currumbin Valley in Queensland

This article first appeared in the Pacific Journal of Oriental Medicine in the December 2000 issue written by Wally Simpson. What is Qi Gong? Qi Gong practice can be traced back to at least 400 AD, though there are hints of it dating back 3000 years.First the name Qi Gong can be broken into Oi ... Continue Reading >>

Chinese herbs and acupuncture for Lyme Disease

Chinese herbs and acupuncture can help for Lyme Disease

Lyme disease came about being called Lyme disease because it was first noticed in 1975 in Lyme, Connecticut. It can occur anywhere in the world including China. The disease is transmitted by a tick and can lead to a whole host of symptoms. The most common symptom is a rash and the second most ... Continue Reading >>

Health benefits of the Wing Chun stance

Wing Chun has many health benefits

By positioning the spine using specific postures of Wing Chun and Qi Gong,  the energy (qi) can flow more smoothly.  The spine is made up of a series of vertebrae, 7 cervical (upper) vertebrae, 12 thoracic (mid) vertebrae and 5 lumbar (lower) vertebrae, the sacrum (tail bone) is also made up of 5 ... Continue Reading >>

Orifice opening and related herbs in psychiatric practice- Dr Leon Hammer

The journal article originally appeared in the Pacific Journal of Oriental Medicine Spring 1995 No. 5 edition. This paper concerns itself with the use of herbs to treat those psychological disorders which are rooted in the dysfunction of Heart Fire energies. While the emphasis here is on the Orifice ... Continue Reading >>

Which acupuncture points are used for menstrual pain?

Often heat applied to lower abdomen can provide some relief of menstrual cramps

Research has shown that acupuncture points on the leg are more sensitive during the menstrual cycle.Treatment using acupuncture on specific acupuncture points also provided better and longer lasting pain relief than those taking Ibuprofen. There are many unwanted side effects from ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Dupuytren’s Contracture

Acupuncture can help Dupuytren's Contracture

Dupuytren's contractures  more commonly affects the 3rd and 4th fingers and is  more prevalent in males than females. It is also regarded as having a family history and has also been called the "Viking Disease" because men from Scandinavia have a higher incidence. The liver is also thought to play a ... Continue Reading >>