Pain Management

The International Association for the Study of Pain defines pain as "an unpleasant sensory & emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage"

  • acupuncture

    Acupuncture is a component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) & often is prescribed in combination with Chinese Dietary Therapy, Chinese herbal medicine and Chinese Exercise therapy (QiGong).

  • Scientific Acupuncture Trial

    To assess the potential of acupuncture to reduce waiting times, reduce pain and satisfy the desire of patients to see complementary medicine within mainstream healthcare hospital system.

  • arthritis 

    Arthritis means inflammation of the joints. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. Degenerative wear & tear changes occur over years of use. Damage to the cartilage results in the release of enzymes that destroy the collagen matrix. This results in pain, swelling, stiffness & restricted mobility. 

  • osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis commonly affects the hands, feet, spine & large weight-bearing joints, such as the hips & knees. Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis that is caused by the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of one or more joints.

  • osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis that is caused by the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of one or more joints. Cartilage is a protein substance that serves as a "cushion" between the bones of the joints.