FAQs

Why choose Sian?

  • Sian works as a multi-modality practitioner and tries to incorporate each modality into each session.
  • Sian works out of the North and South side of Brisbane, making it more accessible for you.
  • Sian is a registered Acupuncturist, Naturopath, Nutritionist and Herbalist, and holds registration with ANTA and AHPRA (CMBA).
  • Sian endeavours to understand the western medical and Traditional Chinese point of view of your condition.
  • Sian prioritises your goals in every consultation and treatment decision.

What do I need to bring?
Just yourself. If you have had any recent and relevant tests bring those too!

How can I pay? 
You can pay with card or cash. 

At Camp Hill and Northlakes a HICAPS machine is installed so you can receive your rebate when paying. 

Does acupuncture hurt?
Sian prides herself on being a gentle acupuncturist. However, some points you may ‘feel’ more than others. People have described acupuncture needles to feel dull, tingling, spreading or warming.

Is acupuncture safe?
The Acupuncture evidence project states that ‘Acupuncture is considered safe in the hands of a well-trained practitioner.’ Acupuncture is a highly regulated modality, to be registered with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia an acupuncturist needs to have 250 hours of clinical practice. All needles used in your treatment are single use and disposable.

Reference:

McDonald J, Janz S. The Acupuncture Evidence Project: A Comparative Literature Review (Revised edition). © Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association Ltd, 2017: http://www.acupuncture.org.au.

Are you registered with private health funds?
Yes! Camp Hill and Northlakes have HICAPS so you will receive your rebate straight away.