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Olivier Leju - Enmore Therapies Clinic, Enmore.

Contact Name Olivier Lejus
Mobile 0415 376 037
Address corner of Metropolitan Road
enmore NSW 2042
Servicing Areas Enmore, Bondi, Paddington, Woolhara, Bronte, Randwick,
Registered Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbalist, and Remedial Masseur.
Specializing in gentle Japanese acupuncture. With over twenty year's experience in the treatment of Chronic and Acute Pain, Anxiety and Insomnia. Registered Toyohari practitioner (Japan)


Now also available for Home Visits in the Eastern suburbs: olivier Lejus will bring his mobile clinic to your own home at a time that suits you,

Consider the benefits:

  • No more hassles driving, parking or commuting to your appointment.
  • Get treated in the comfort, privacy and comfort of your own home.
  • Receive treatment even when you are not well enough to leave your home
  • Confidence and trust knowing that your university trained, registered practitioner with over twenty years experience is someone you can trust

    Why should I choose Traditional Chinese Medicine ?

    No one can deny that Western medicine, with its quick acting medicinal drugs, and surgical expertise, saves hundreds of millions of lives around the world every year. Unfortunately, it follows a rigid scientific treatment framework where each condition is treated in a single way, which is not always adequate if the patient's dysfunction is due to multiple causes.

    In contrast,Traditional Chinese Medicine has a more flexible treatment approach where the same condition will be treated in a totally different way acccording to the variations, and locations of the symptoms of the patients.

    Therefore,the two medical systems can be seen as complementary with each other. Western medicine will be more effective in acute, life threatening conditions. While Traditional Chinese Medicine will often achieve better results in complex, chronic, lingering disharmonies.

    The World Health Organization (WHO,1979), has published a list of more than 100 disorders which have been successfully treated by Acupuncture or Chinese Herbal medicine. A few examples are:

    Musculo Skeletal Disorders
    Oesteoarthritis, sciatica, low back pain, gout, "frozen shoulder", "tennis elbow". sprained ankles and knees, cartilage problems, torn ligaments and bruises.

    Gastro-Intestinal Disorders
    hiccups, duodenal ulcers, gastritis, stomach pain, bloating after meals, diarrhea,loss of weight, constipation, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

    Respiratory Disorders
    Bronchial asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, common cold, sore throat, cough.

    Neurological Disorders
    Insomnia, migraine, headaches,anxiety, depression.

    Hormonal Disorders
    Premenstrual tension, period pain, menopausal disorders.

    What Is Acupuncture?

    Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine which originated in China over 3000 years ago.
    According to these principles of Oriental Medicine, a form of energy called
    Qi flows throughout an intricate network of pathways which constantly penetrate and nourish every particles of our body, muscles and organs.

    When the Qi becomes blocked or deficient, discomfort, pain, then injuries or illnesses will gradually occur.

    There are over 350 acupuncture points located along these meridians. By stimulating these points with very fine neeedles, the quality and quantity of energy can be harmonized, allowing the body to recover by itself promply without the addition of costly chemical drugs.

    Traditional Chinese Medicine can very often resolve disharmonies in the body before they develop into illnesses.

    Chinese Herbal Medicine is often used in combination with Acupuncture. It is now available in powder, pill or high strength capsule forms . These are long lasting, convenient and economical to use. One should mention that, in accordance with international regulations, the use of endangered species in Chinese Herbal Medicine is strictly forbidden in this country.

    Toyohari style Acupuncture

    It is a powerful, but very gentle form of acupuncture which was invented by blind Japanese acupuncturists in the 1950s.

    These practitioners learnt to use their highly developed sense of touch to feel subtle changes in the moisture, resilience, and temperature of their patient's skin which are indicative of dysfunction in the body.

    Today, these diagnostic methods remain the foundations of this school of therapy. In Japan, Toyohari is famous for its delicate techniques and the skills of its practitioners.

    In the majority of cases, in a Toyohari treatment, the needles are instantly withdrawn without even penetrating the skin.

    The Toyohari Japanese approach is more gentle, and the practitioner's touch and needling often feels lighter and less invasive than commonly used Chinese acupunture techniques. .

    Due to its gentle nature, this style of acupuncture is particulary suitable to children, elderly people and anyone particulary sensitive to needles.

    Is it Safe?

    Yes, for several reasons:

    * In Australia, to join a professional association and become an accreditated private Insurance provider, any potential acupuncturist must have completed a minimum 4 year training at University level.

    * All acupuncturists must comply with a very strict code of ethics and safety. For example, all the needles used in a clinic must be sterilised and disposable.

    * The absence of chemical drugs in Chinese Herbal Medicine greatly eliminates the risks of side effects experienced with western medicine.

    Traditional Chinese Medicine and Digestive Disorders.

    Nearly, one in three Australians suffers every day from some digestive problems. In the majority of these cases, there are multiple causes for these dysfunctions which make them especially difficult to treat .
    While Western Medicine can often offer quick symptomatic relief to some of the unpleasant symptoms. it can struggle to achieve long term results without causing disturbing additional side effects.

    This is one of the areas where Traditional Chinese medicine can often be more effective in resolving long lasting digestive problems.
    A skilled Oriental practitioner will be able to differentiate between the different patterns which are causing dysfunctions such as: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), chronic constipation, bloating , tiredness after meals, diarrhea or stomach pain.

    Olivier Lejus has been specializing in this field for many years. His experience and additional training allows him to safely adapt his acupuncture or herbal medicine treatments according to the changing pattern of your problems to achieve very effective long term results that can really transform your life.

    Practitioner's profile

    Olivier Lejus has been treating the local community in the inner west area of Sydney,and the Eastern suburbs of Sydney as an Acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist, or Remedial masseur for over 20 years. He has a special interest in the treatment of Acute and Chronic pain,Anxiety and Insomnia

    Olivier holds
    a Master's degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, as well as, a Bachelor of Health Science degree In Acupuncture from the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).

    He is a former masseur with the SYDNEY SWANS AFL football team, and he was selected to be masseur at the SYDNEY 2000 OLYMPIC GAMES.

    Olivier Lejus has worked as a Health science teacher at the Australasian College of Natural Therapies (ACNT), and TAFE.

    He has been a tutor, casual lecturer, and clinical supervisor in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) since 2005.

    Olivier Lejus writes a monthly column on oriental therapies in NOVA magazine . You can read his latest article online on


    Rest assured that Olivier Lejus will make all possible efforts to help you recover as quickly as possible, which is why :

    *Unlike some other practitioners, OLIVIER ONLY EVER TREATS ONE PATIENT AT THE TIME, therefore you will be garanteed his undivided attention for the duration of your treatment.

    *At the end of your first visit, you will be given, acccording to your needs, a personalized treatment plan including dietary advice and exercise program, and the approximate number of treatments required for your condition.

    *If the initial consultation indicates that you would benefit better from another specialist , you will NOT be charged for the consultation, and you will be referred to the most appropriate practitioner for your condition.

    Treatment Fees

    1 hour Acupuncture $90
    Home visits to the Eastern suburbs $140. includes additional 15 min. remedial massage

    Olivier Lejus is a Registered Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist with AHPRA, and a recognized practitioner for Private Health Insurance rebates, and WorkCover.
    He is an an accredited member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society ( ATMS), and the Japanese Toyohari Medical Acupuncture Association.

    Eftpos Facilities & Gift Vouchers Available

    Clinic Hours
    By appointment only

    Tuesdays: Morning / Afternoon / Evening
    Thursdays: Evening only
    Fridays: Morning / Afternoon / Evening
    Saturdays: Morning / Afternoon

    CALL OLIVIER LEJUS on 0415 376 083
  • Qualification Details

  • Master of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine (University of Technology, Sydney, UTS)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine (Cathay Herbal Medicine Co)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Toyohari Medical Acupuncture (Japan)
  • Bachelor of Health Science In Acupuncture (University of Technology, Sydney, UTS)
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage (NatureCare College,Sydney)
  • Certificate IV in Tuina (Chinese Remedial Massage) (University of Technology,Sydney, UTS)
  • Certificate of Shiatsu (NatureCare College,Sydney)
  • Certificate of Sports Medicine (NatureCare College,Sydney)
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