Steven OConnor, a registered Chinese Medical Practitioner, provides Acupuncture, Remedial Massage and Naturopathy, which is the integration of natural herbs and nutritional supplements with bodywork and exercise therapy to treat most medical problems. His view is to teach self-massage and exercise techniques, as improvements permit, to maintain better function for life. An eclectic practitioner modalities offer may treatment options. Remedial massage involves mobilization of soft and deep tissue, to treat joint mobility, pain and scar reduction
Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, and Nutritional Medicine, provide an alternative treatment to most ailments, with a view to treat the cause of the condition and not just treat the symptoms. Great for a variety of different conditions, Steven O'Connor can provide a mobile service in the radius of One Tree Hill, or visit his clinic.
Traditional Chinese Medicine evolved from its early roots exceeding 2000 year history. It speaks to the balancing the Internal and External of the body, with a view to bring the body back to equilibrium or harmony.
Utilizing the individual properties of foods, herbs, thought, meridians, and exercise Chinese medical Practitioners can bring back balance. Terms like Excess, Deficiency, Blood, Stasis, Qi, Yin, Yang, Internal, External, Cold, Hot, Heat, Damp, Dry, Wind, help to determine the course of action. This is done by examination of Questioning, Pulse, Tongue, physical examination and palpation, to conclude a course of action.
Chinese Medical Practitioners can use herbs, acupuncture, guasha, moxa, liniments, Tuina, Qi Gong, Tai Qi, Iron Pumping Cords, Dermal Hammers, Blood Letting, to name a few techniques.
stress & anxiety
tiredness and fatigue (including Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
arthritis and related conditions
headaches & migraines
skin conditions (including acne, eczema, psoriasis)
digestive disorders including IBS)
recurrent or chronic viral infections
premenstrual tension and menstrual problems
fertility and lowered libido
benign prostate enlargement
asthma & bronchitis
children and adult sport and athletic flexibility
and many other conditions.
B.HSc(Acu), Adv.Dip.HM, Adv.Dip.Nat, Dip.RM, Dip.App.Sc(Ag)
After many years of suffering with chronic pain himself and frustrated with the lack of resolution using conventional treatment available to him, Steven studied Herbal Medicine, Naturopathy, Acupuncture, and several styles of body work including Remedial massage, Myofascial release, Cranio-Sacral, Acupressure, Tuina and Orthobionomy in an attempt to find relief from his painful condition. Steven has since developed his own style of therapy, by treating himself he understands as to what has to be achieved to get better mobility and pain relief. Having gone through the drug model and 14 surgical procedures, he has first-hand experience with scaring and arthritis.
Will treat pets and animals; most experience with alpacas, cats, horses and dogs.
Medical Benefits apply.