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Meet Dr Adibah Nur, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncturist

Dr Adibah NurDr Adibah holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chinese Medicine) and a Bachelor of Health Science and has a clinical focus in fertility, women’s health, paediatrics & mental health.

Dr Adibah is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine

Dr Adibah’s first introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) occurred during her childhood when her parents sought the assistance of a Tui Na practitioner for her back pain. Raised in a household that embraced preventative measures and natural remedies, she is driven to highlight the profound benefits of TCM to others.

Dr Adibah recognises that mental health and physical health are deeply interconnected and are integral components of overall well-being and that one aspect significantly impacts the other, leading to a cascade of health issues. With this understanding, she takes a holistic approach to patient care by addressing emotional well-being alongside physical ailments. Her dedication to treating the whole person along with collaborative efforts with other health professionals ensures that her patients receive the comprehensive support they need.

Proactive and Preventive Care

For Dr Adibah, proactive and preventive care lies at the heart of her practice. By addressing underlying imbalances and getting to the root of the cause, she empowers individuals to take charge of their health and actively work towards optimal well-being, harnessing the wisdom of ancient traditions and integrating it with modern approaches.

Our Services

What are your Specific Treatment Modalities?

  • Modalities include Acupuncture, Electroacupuncture, Moxibustion, Cupping, Gua-sha, Tui-Na and Chinese herbal medicine.
  • Moxibustion is the application of heat by burning Folium Artemisiae Vulgaris, commonly known as Mugwort, over acupuncture points.
  • Cupping utilizes round suction cups over a large muscular area to enhance blood circulation to the designated area.
  • Gua-sha is where oil is applied to the skin then a smooth-edged instrument is used by the acupuncturist to apply short or long strokes on the skin, this increases blood flow.
  • Tui-na is a form of Chinese body treatment (massage) including acupressure whereby pressure is applied to acupuncture points. It is used in facilitating healing and pain management.

What is Acupuncture and What to Expect?

Acupuncture is a safe method of treatment utilizing fine stainless steel needles inserted at specific points in the body to correct various ailments. It usually causes minimal to no discomfort. You may experience sensations like tingling, warmth, or heaviness during the treatment.

These points may or may not be located near the area of pain or discomfort, as the goal is to address the underlying imbalances in your body.

Specific Forms of Pain Relief that can be Provided

  • Musculoskeletal pain – back, neck, shoulder, knee, jaw etc.
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Postoperative pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Tummy upset
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Colds and Flus – coughs, sore throat, congested nose, body aches etc.

Other Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture can offer several benefits to regular chiropractic patients, as it addresses different aspects of health and complements the manual therapy provided by chiropractic care. Here are some common symptoms and conditions that acupuncture can help with.

Stress and Anxiety: Acupuncture can promote relaxation and reduce stress and anxiety levels. It helps activate the parasympathetic nervous system, which counters the “fight-or-flight” response and induces a state of calmness.

Sleep Disorders: Acupuncture can assist with improving sleep quality and addressing insomnia. It helps regulate the body’s circadian rhythm and promotes relaxation, leading to better sleep patterns.

Digestive Issues: Acupuncture can help manage various digestive disorders, including:

  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Acid reflux
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain or discomfort
Fatigue and Low Energy: Acupuncture can help address fatigue and improve energy levels by promoting the flow of Qi and enhancing overall vitality.

Sports Injuries and Performance Enhancement: Acupuncture can aid in the rehabilitation of sports-related injuries, promote faster recovery, and enhance athletic performance by reducing pain, inflammation, and promoting tissue healing.

Women’s Health Issues: Acupuncture is commonly used to address women’s health concerns, including:

  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Menopause symptoms
  • Fertility support

Book an Appointment Today

Contact us today to schedule your first appointment.

Dr Adibah Nur, Acupuncturist | (03) 8087 0555