|Monday:||9am - 7pm|
|Tuesday:||9am - 7pm|
|Wednesday:||12pm - 7pm|
|Thursday:||9am - 7pm|
|Saturday:||8am - 2pm|
Acupuncture is an ancient, traditional method to help patients manage a range of health conditions. We gently stimulate your body using the acupuncture points. We treat your energy imbalance and bring the flow back to normal. This harmonious energy flow can help you return to good health and create that feeling of wellbeing and ease in your life. We combine ancient Chinese knowledge with the latest Medical research to provide a better treatment outcome.
Clients choose Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine with Bartley at Sevenways Health Centre:
Acupuncture needles are very skinny , not much thicker than a hair. There is very little, if any, discomfort during their insertion. Once inserted, people report a variety of sensations including: heaviness at the point of insertion, tingling, warmth, dull aching and/or a drawing sensation. Overall, people feel a deep sense of relaxation, and many even fall asleep during the treatment.
This will vary depending on the nature of the problem and how long it has been present. Typically, if it is a new problem, improvement and/ or resolution may only take a few treatments. If the problem has been around for months or years, a longer course of treatment may be required. In this case it is rare that resolution would be reached in a single treatment. A typical course of treatment usually lasts somewhere between 4 to 6 sessions. Your practitioner will be able to discuss reasonable expectations for your particular condition after an evaluation .
Yes, when practiced by a Licensed Acupuncturist, acupuncture is extremely safe. The needles used are pre-packaged, sterile and disposable, eliminating any chance of infection. Practitioners undergo 4 years of rigorous graduate level training and must pass National University Board Licensing exams. To find an AHPRA, ACCMA certified practitioner in your area, go to www.acupuncture.org.au
A treatment will start with a health history and rather extensive questioning about all aspects of the patient’s condition. This is followed by an exam in which the practitioner feels the pulses, examines the tongue and palpates the channels. This gives the practitioner a lot of information about the internal state of the body. The appropriate treatment will then be decided upon for that day. If appropriate, you will receive dietary, herbal and lifestyle recommendations to enhance the effects of your treatments.
Before receiving treatment, you should have something light to eat. Best to not come under the influence of any alcohol, caffeine or recreational drugs.
Moxibustion is the use of the herb Chinese mugwort, called moxa, on the skin to warm specific acupuncture points or areas like the abdomen. Moxa comes in a fine ground texture that is made into small cones and used either on the end of a needle or placed on the skin. The top is then lit and burns down a little way, creating a pleasant penetrating warmth. Used to warm the yang of the body. Call the clinic for more detailed information on how moxa may assist women during pregnancy.
Cupping is a therapy used to treat muscle pain or the early stages of colds and flu. Glass cups with suction are placed on the skin, usually on the back, and moved around for a short period of time to remove lactic acid from tight muscle groups.
|Tuesday:||12pm - 8pm|
|Saturday:||8am - 2pm|
Pain and lack of physical mobility may be the result of musculoskeletal system injury or imbalance leaving the body unable to heal itself. By working holistically utilizing osteopathic techniques, balance can be restored so that your body can heal to the best of its ability. Muscle and joint injury is corrected osteopathically through massage, manipulation, mobilization, myofascial and deep tissue release, counter-strain, trigger point therapy, stretching, articulation, and lymphatic drainage.
Soft-Tissue Technique This technique is commonly applied to the musculature surrounding the spine and consists of a rhythmic stretching, deep pressure and traction. Its purpose is to move tissue fluids (edema) and to relax hypertonic muscles and myofascial (fibrous tissue) layers associated with somatic dysfunction.
Myofascial Release This procedure is designed to treat primarily the myofascial structures. In the use of direct myofascial release treatment (MRT) a restrictive barrier is engaged for the myofascial tissues; the tissue is loaded with a constant force until release occurs. In treating with indirect MRT the dysfunctional tissues are guided along a path of least resistance until free movement is achieved.
Lymphatic Technique This manual procedure is designed to promote circulation of the lymphatic fluids and can be used to relieve upper and lower respiratory infections. One technique is pressure applied with the physicians hands to the prone patients upper anterior chest wall. When force applied to the chest reaches its maximum on expiration, the physicians hands are removed suddenly. This increases negative pressure of the chest to assist the body’s respiratory mechanism to move lymphatic fluids.
Thrust Technique In this form of manipulation, the physician applies a high velocity /low – amplitude thrust to restore specific joint motion. With such a technique, the joint regains its normal range of motion and re-sets neural reflexes. The procedure reduces and/or completely nullifies the physical signs of somatic dysfunction; tissue changes, asymmetry, restriction of motion and tenderness.
Muscle Energy Technique In this manual technique the patient is directed to use his or her muscles from a precise position and in a specific direction against a counterforce applied by the physician. The purpose is to restore motion, decrease muscle/tissue changes and modify asymmetry of somatic dysfunction.
Counter-strain The counter-strain technique is a manual procedure in which the patient is moved passively away from the restricted motion barrier, towards the position of greatest comfort. At this point, passive, asymptomatic strain is induced. This technique is used for relief of somatic dysfunctions that are too acute or too delicate to treat with other procedures
Adam uses a combination of these therapies which can provide relief from pain and limitation of movement
|Monday:||12pm - 7pm|
|Tuesday:||12pm - 8pm|
|Thursday:||5pm - 8pm|
|Friday:||12pm - 7pm|
|Saturday:||12pm - 6pm|
Pain and lack of physical mobility may be the result of musculoskeletal system injury or imbalance leaving the body unable to heal itself. By working wholistically utilising various soft tissue techniques - including direct myofascial release, trigger point therapy, lymphatic drainage, stretching - balance can be restored so that your body can heal to the best of its ability. Whether you feel tired or stiff, or you have put stress on yourself and your body at home, at work or simply by carrying your shopping, this kind of treatment is for you. Therapeutic essential oils and homemade balms are added for extra benefit.
Sports Massage aims at increasing flexibility and range of movement for sports performance. This makes the body less prone to injury by accelerating tissue growth and repair and decreasing recovery time. Using various soft tissue techniques, the aim is to prepare the athlete for peak performance so that imbalances can be corrected at an early stage and allow the body to proper recover prior and post event. Therapeutic essential oils and homemade balms are added for extra benefit.
Pregnancy massage is a therapeutic remedial and soothing treatment aimed specifically at easing a lot of the discomforts that pregnancy can bring. Regular remedial massage can reduce muscle cramps and back pain, soothe the nervous system, reduce peripheral swelling and help to prevent insomnia. Appropriate aromatherapy essential oils can be added for their soothing, uplifting and relaxing properties. Aromatherapy can help with a variety of complaints including morning sickness, stretch marks, fatigue, fluid retention, constipation and palpitations, as well as during labour.
|Monday:||9am - 7pm|
|Thursday:||9am - 7pm|
|Friday:||9am - 5pm|
|Saturday:||2pm - 7pm|
|Sunday:||10am - 3pm|
Reflexology is based on the principle that the anatomy of the body is reflected in miniature in reflex zones on the feet, hands, face, head and ears. Reflexology helps to create a deeply relaxing, healthy and harmonious state within the body and activates the client’s natural powers of self healing. Stimulating or sedating a reflex using the application of specific pressure by parts of the practitioner’s hands, thumbs and fingers triggers a response in the corresponding area of the body. Techniques include using alternating pressure, thumb and finger walking, smoothing, hooking in and up, rotation on a reflex, and muscle stimulation within the session. Sessions may also include Lymphatic Drainage techniques. Sometimes the body is in a state of ‘imbalance’ following illness or injury, disease or stress and energy pathways are blocked preventing the body from functioning effectively. The use of precision pressure movements allows the whole body to relax and de-stress, restoring and maintaining the body’s natural equilibrium and encouraging healing.
Sometimes the body is in a state of ‘imbalance’ following illness or injury, disease or stress and energy pathways are blocked preventing the body from functioning effectively. The use of precision pressure movements allows the whole body to relax and de-stress, restoring and maintaining the body’s natural equilibrium and encouraging healing. Although my treatments are soothing and restorative, reaching an incredible level of full body relaxation on a cellular level, they are amazingly powerful. Being a great proponent of the theory of working in the Now, I bring an extra dimension to these sessions by engaging my clients to be more present within their own treatments while I stay present, grounded and in a calm, centred state of awareness.
Facial Reflexology is a reflex technique based on neuro-biochemical action resulting from the stimulation of an area or point on the face which has an effect on various other areas of the entire body. Facial Reflexology involves the identification and assessment of the root causes of an illness through Facial Reflex Therapy techniques and a visual analysis. Using these two methods it is possible to identify the cause of imbalance in our body and then based on this assessment, to plan a complete program of stimulation of points, zones, meridians, muscles and plexuses, working on the entire body to bring balance to the natural flow of energy and support the self-healing systems of the body. This technique is often combined with the use of high-quality natural products such as essential oils and creams like Organic Rose Hip Oil, Frankincense and Myrrh.
Ocular Therapy is the use of Facial Reflex Therapy with specific nerve and acupressure points around the eyes. Therapists use individual protocols for specific patterns and medical eye dysfunction conditions. In addition to assessing the condition of the eyes it is important to understand the condition of a person’s overall health. Once a complete health history is taken and a Facial Reflex therapy evaluation has taken place a treatment protocol is designed according to the individual pattern of each patient.
Cosmo Face Lifting is a Reflexology based beauty treatment for both men and women. It is a natural, painless, relaxing, non-surgical face lifting method that firms and tones the foundation muscles that support the facial structure and dramatically improves the complexion by increasing blood flow and lymphatic drainage. It also naturally increases the production of collagen and elastin, resulting in a firmer younger looking face.
This technique benefits the whole body and improves skin tone by working on the underlying muscle structure, so it is also perfect for any facial muscular dysfunction like paralysis, TMJ problems and Bell’s Palsy. It also has the added bonus of being a wonderful feel good therapy which is incredibly beneficial as a stress release.
WHAT IS RECONNECTIVE HEALING®? Reconnective Healing is a return to an optimal state of balance, wholeness and vitality. It is a bridge between the perceived limitations we have come to accept in our lives and how life can be when we tap into our actual potential. It’s tangible, measurable... You can actually feel it!
Reconnective Healing gives you access to an inner awareness with a vibrational resonance that promotes strength, brainpower, wisdom, emotional stability and physical vitality. When you access this spectrum of Energy, Light & Information™, it creates a chain of events that can greatly enhance and improve all aspects of your life — health, career, relationships, abundance... Seemingly unreachable potential becomes reality.
Recognized and supported by science, including researchers affiliated with institutions such as Harvard, Yale and Stanford, this powerful approach to healing offers you the opportunity to attain lifelong optimal health and balance. It is recommended by leading scientists and endorsed by well known people such as Lynne McTaggart, Dr William Tiller, Deepak Chopra and Dr Wayne Dyer.
Everyone’s experience with Reconnective Healing® is unique. Often healings are reported after just one session, although it is suggested that you receive up to three sessions and then allow your experience to unfold. Healings can come in all forms; physical, mental, spiritual or emotional. The optimal way to allow for a healing is to proceed in a state of expectancy, without specific expectations or attachment to results.
While most individuals are looking for healing on the physical level it is important to understand that Reconnective Healing is so much more – as Dr Pearl says :”There is always a healing and it may come in the form you anticipate... Or it may come in a form you haven’t even dreamed of, one that the universe has designed specifically for you!”
Reflexology should not be used as a medical diagnosis or as an alternative to seeking medical advice.
The effects of reflexology are unique to each person. Sensitive, trained hands can detect tiny deposits in the soft tissues and imbalances from touching the feet, hands or ears. Reflexology gently nudges the body toward better functioning by improving lymphatic drainage and venous circulation. It stimulates the nerve pathways, induces muscle relaxation, and helps the body to balance itself.It is believed that reflexology triggers the body's relaxation response.
Reflexology can be considered ideal for just about anything, especially...
The healing art of Reflexology works from the inside out to restore wholeness to the body. Reflexology is believed to work on many levels. Among the theories are:
Reflexology benefits are holistic – body, mind, and spirit all benefit. Reflexology is an excellent complement to traditional medical care and is gaining more visibility and acceptance in medical settings.
|Monday:||8am - 12pm|
|Wednesday:||8am - 12pm|
|Saturday:||2:30pm - 5:30pm|
|Sunday:||12pm - 5:00pm|
Counselling is a safe place for you to discuss whatever is on your mind, or whatever problems you are having in your life. I am trained in a diversity of therapeutic modalities to help you express, understand and solve your issues. My counselling sessions are strictly confidential however as a registered counsellor I have a mandatory obligation to report any concern about self-harm or harm to others. Some treatments I use include Cognitive behaviour therapy, Client-centred therapy, Emotional Freedom therapy, Gestalt therapy, Breath awareness and Mindfulness.
Initially I will take down your personal details and chat informally to you. Once you feel comfortable I will invite you to share what’s been going on in your life, what’s on your mind, what’s bothering you, or whether there are any goals you’d like to discuss. You will be encouraged to speak openly. I treat each session as a problem-solving exercise. You describe your current situation, and your feelings about it, and then I will use my expertise to assist you in trying to resolve that problem so you can move closer to having the life you wish to have.
I will listen to you and I may take notes as you speak. You won’t be criticized, interrupted or judged as you speak. Your conversation will be kept in the strictest confidence. This is a special, unique type of conversation in which you can say exactly what you feel—total honesty—without worrying that you’re going to hurt someone’s feelings, damage a relationship or be penalized in any way. Anything you want—or need—to say is OK. I may give clients some homework to complete after a session.
While some therapists do specialize in severe emotional disturbances—including schizophrenia or suicidal thoughts—many focus on simply helping clients work through far more typical, everyday challenges like mapping out a career change, improving parenting skills, strengthening stress management skills or navigating a divorce. In fact, most of my clients are successful, high-achieving people who are quite healthy, overall. Most are challenged by a specific, personal goal—like losing weight, overcoming addictive habits, creating more work-life balance, finding ways to parent more effectively or feeling anxious about dating again after a rough break up.
If you are suffering from any of the following conditions Counselling can be very helpful.
This varies from person to person. I’ve had clients who booked one session, we worked out their issue(s), and they were all set: They marched out and didn’t need a follow-up session. Sometimes, one brave, honest conversation is really all you need. Other clients have booked sessions with me over a period of several weeks or months, focusing on one issue, resolving that issue, then perhaps moving on to a different challenge. Then there are other clients who I’ve been working with for some time—they appreciate having a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly “check-in.” They may share their feelings, sharpen their life skills as needed, or perhaps enjoy a deeply nourishing guided meditation or hypnotherapy experience to de-stress. As one client put it, “Every two weeks when I meet with you, I leave your office feeling like you pressed my reset button.”
|Wednesday:||9am - 6pm|
|Friday:||8am - 5pm|
Women’s Health Physiotherapy is a specialist area of Physiotherapy that requires post-graduate training. It refers to the prevention and treatment of conditions pertinent to women in any life stage – pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, postpartum, midlife, menopause and beyond.
My mission is to optimise your physical health and wellbeing throughout these life stages so you can live a healthier, happier life. I am a big believer of being proactive rather than reactive, so recommend every pregnant woman and new mum see me regardless of symptoms. This is because there is so much you can do to optimise your pregnancy, birth and postpartum recovery, and prevent common, undesirable symptoms. I will teach you how to safely look after your body and take control back.
Understandably, women’s health issues can be distressing or embarrassing for women, so I will support you both physically and emotionally throughout our sessions. I will provide a safe environment for you to talk openly, and will reassure and encourage you that together we can improve your health and happiness.
Our session will include a comprehensive chat about your symptoms, general health and lifestyle. Depending on your reason for the visit, I may assess how you move, do an assessment of your core muscles via my real-time ultrasound machine or an internal examination of your pelvic floor. We will discuss the options on the day and make sure you are comfortable with how we proceed.
Who would benefit from Women’s Health Physio?
What are possible management strategies?
Our management plan will be individualized to you and involve a holistic approach, taking into account evidence based practises and my 10+ years of clinical experience. I have series of tools in my toolkit – these include: