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The Best Acupuncturists in Canberra


Acupuncture has been practised in Chinese medicine for thousands of years. In fact, it’s one of the oldest health and wellness systems that is still used today.

With a focus on prevention rather than cure, people from all walks of life swear by the life-changing power of acupuncture. From pain management to women’s needs, fatigue and anxiety, the traditional practice of acupuncture can be used to overcome a number of modern-day issues.

If you’re looking to give acupuncture a try, pay a visit to one of the therapists listed in this article. After conducting some local research, these acupuncturists have come out on top as the best for their level of service and quality of care.

Let’s get right to it.

What Makes a Quality Acupuncturist?

Acupuncture may be an unconventional treatment here in the West, but that doesn’t mean just anyone is equipped with the knowledge or expertise required to deliver an effective result.

Here’s what you should keep an eye out for when seeking a professional acupuncturist:

  • Qualifications. Chinese medicine has some scientific backing, and the highly complex, nuanced treatments and practices require an advanced level of expertise to carry out. Look for a therapist with some institutional qualification.
  • Specialisations. If you’re grappling with a particular issue, visit an acupuncturist with a specialisation in that area. This might be back pain, headaches, stress, or some other ailment.
  • Registered with your health fund. Did you know that some health insurance covers acupuncture? Look for an acupuncturist that is registered with your fund.

If you’ve got something to add to this list, share it in the comments area below.

The Top Acupuncturists in Canberra

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Here are our top picks for acupuncturists in the Canberra region. Ready? Let’s go.

Ki Acupuncture Canberra

Situated in the city centre, Ki Acupuncture is home to a select group of registered practitioners that work closely with each and every client to help them gain peace and comfort.

Ki Acupuncture delivers a gentle, natural approach to healthcare suitable for all sorts of people – the young and the old, the office worker and the professional athlete. Whatever your body is dealing with, their friendly team can assist you in achieving a sustainable state of health and happiness.

Miracle Chinese Treatment Clinic

Looking for a qualified doctor of Chinese medicine to carry out your acupuncture treatments? Pay a visit to Dennis (Yunqin) Yu at the Miracle Chinese Treatment Clinic in Canberra.

With almost two decades of experience, Dennis holds both a Bachelor and Masters degree in Health Science, with majors in acupuncture and integrated Chinese and western medicine. He has worked one-on-one with many clients over the years on their health journeys.

Capital Complementary Therapies Centre

The Capital Complementary Therapies Centre offers a range of alternative medical practices, including acupuncture. With specialists for women’s health, pain management, fertility treatment, and more, you will discover a practitioner with expertise in your particular issue.

Capital Complementary Therapies Centre offers a private health fund rebate (with instant claim onsite). What’s more, their experienced therapists are happy to travel to you, whether you are at home or in the hospital.

Who did you pick?

Thanks to our commentators who have provided insightful feedback on the best and worst Canberra Acupuncturists.

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