Our Acupuncturist works within an established clinical framework to diagnose patterns of disharmony within the body and perform personalised treatments to nourish, restore, align and heal.
BHSc (Traditional Chinese Medicine)
John Shaw is an AHPRA registered Acupuncturist who completed a Bachelor of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture and Chinese herbs) at the University of Technology, Sydney in 2004. He is a member of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA).
John developed a passion for acupuncture after it provided great relief from lower back pain. John is also a qualified chef and is passionate about good nutrition and its impact on improving and maintaining optimal health.
John utilises a variety of treatments that are tailored to patients’ unique circumstances. These treatments may include acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, cupping, moxibustion (heat therapy) and Tui Na (Chinese remedial massage). John has a special interest in musculoskeletal injuries, utilising motor points to reset contracted muscle to restore joints to their normal function while reducing or eliminating pain and tendonitis. He also has a keen focus on meridian therapy to maximise energy, de-stress and promote positive mental health and emotional wellbeing.
He believes in preventative health, wellness and patient empowerment through exercise, diet and leading a healthy lifestyle. In addition to a strong commitment to health and wellness, John practices Iyengar Yoga and meditation He also enjoys travelling, swimming, bike riding and world music.