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Best place for massage/acupuncture in Canberra?

By Derek65 10 July 2015 3

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I’m rather new to Canberra and have a chronic condition that requires massage and acupuncture when it flares up.

I’ve been looking for someone who does both, but there seem to be a lot of options.  I’d like something central to the city if possible, but I could always bus to a great place if it’s worth it. I’m also looking for something on the lower end of the budget, but of course, I don’t want so cheap that they are re-using needles or anything….

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RogerB 1:07 pm 10 Jan 16

I second Dennis Yu he knows what he is doing. I get regular acupuncture and massage for a chronic neck condition. He has helped me tremendously. He is always professional, thorough and has reasonable prices.
He is at Lonsdale Street Braddon – Capital Complementary Therapies Centre.

HeighwayQueen 1:01 pm 14 Jul 15

Not really central to the City but definately worth the bus trip is Mary at The Chinese Medicine Clinic at Kippax Shops. She is fantastic and amazingly cheap. A one and a half hour massage and accupuncture will set you back $75.
She is fantastic and everyone I’ve recommended her to is very happy with her.
Ph 61661031

birder 8:59 am 10 Jul 15

Without a doubt, Dennis Yu. He used to run Miracle Chinese Clinic on Bunda Street (next to the Canberra Centre), but he’s now opened a new clinic on Lonsdale Street in Braddon – about 5 minutes walk from the previous location.

I had a workplace injury and my GP prescribed massage. I went to Clinic 88 and they were OK but not great. Then my GP wanted me to add acupuncture as well. I decided to try to find someone who could do both. Some people on this site had previously recommended Dennis, so I called him up.

I was shocked at how low his prices were – $85 per hour as opposed to $100-$120.

I was then shocked at how great the massage and acupuncture were! He spends a lot of time on massage and he’s extremely thorough. His hour is a full 60 minutes as opposed to the 50 minutes that most places offer. With his help, my condition resolved quickly. I still like to go once in a while just as a treat. His new place in Braddon is very nice and I like to get some coffee at Lonsdale Roasters (the best in the city) just across the street.

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