Author Archives: Ian Murray

About Ian Murray

Ian is a registered acupuncturist and Chinese Herbal Medicine practitioner at Kenmore Centre for Health. This website contains general information about medical conditions and treatments. The information is not advice, and should not be treated as such.

29 January 2014 – Herald Sun – Acupuncture for pain relief

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Australian hospitals are finally catching up with what the Chinese have long known -acupuncture is a great alternative form of pain relief. Today, acupuncture is one of the most accepted complementary therapies in the country, with more than 80 per cent …

16 January 2014 – Daily Mail – Chinese herbal medicine slows the development of type 2 diabetes, study claims

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Researchers found a mixture of specific Chinese herbs supported people with pre-diabetes. People who are pre-diabetic face an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and other serious complaints such as heart disease and stroke. To read the full plain language …

Immune Boosting Tips

Posted ago by Ian Murray

The flu season is nearly upon us and once again the experts are saying that it is going to be a big season. If you are not doing so already, now is the time to look at your lifestyle and …

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

Posted ago by Ian Murray

hChronic pain is a serious and widespread problem in this country. An Access Economics report published in 2007 estimated that chronic pain was costing the country 34 billion dollars every year. One in three people are affected which means that …

How to Ice a Sprain, Strain or other Acute Injury

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Whether you are a weekend warrior or serious athlete sprains and strains can and probably will happen to all of us at some stage. From a mildly sprained ankle to a severely strained (torn) calf; such an injury can keep …