Acupuncture Treatment for the Flu Epidemic

I would like to talk about the recent flu epi­dem­ic here in South East Queensland. We’ve seen many patients in our Brisbane acu­punc­ture clin­ic at vari­ous stages of suf­fer­ing with regards to con­trac­tion of the flu vir­us. We have had patients come to our acu­punc­ture clin­ic with just the very ini­tial stages – slightly runny […]

Training Acupuncturists in Europe – Bringing Eastern and Western Medicine Together

I want to broach the sub­ject of my recent jour­ney to Europe. I presen­ted three work­shops – in Italy, the Czech Republic and in Portugal. The Czech Republic was prob­ably the most intriguing of the tree set­tings, primar­ily because my host, Dr. Jiri Bilek, was the Inaugural pres­id­ent of the Czech Republic Traditional Chinese Medicine […]

Treating Fibromyalgia with Acupuncture

In some senses we could call fibromy­al­gia the scourge of the 21st Century. I’m sure in pre­vi­ous times many people have suffered from fibromy­al­gia without hav­ing that name or pat­tern imprin­ted on their aches or pains. Essentially speak­ing, fibromy­al­gia is over­all body pain, almost at a cel­lu­lar level, where the suf­fer­er exper­i­ences aches and pains […]

How Can Acupuncture Relieve Hay Fever?

It is an appro­pri­ate time to talk about acu­punc­ture and hay fever as Spring has just star­ted in Brisbane. A couple of things occur in Spring – we have many of the trees com­ing into blos­som and we have those infam­ous north­erly winds here in South East Queensland. The com­bin­a­tion of these two envir­on­ment­al factors […]

Brisbane Acupuncture — Evolution of the Woolloongabba Clinic

I prac­tise a very gentle form of tra­di­tion­al acu­punc­ture at my Brisbane acu­punc­ture clin­ic in Woolloongabba, at the fam­ous Gabba Cricket Ground. I have been in this loc­a­tion at the Queensland Sports Medicine Centre for the past 14 years.  In that time, I have gone through sev­er­al phases in my acu­punc­ture prac­tice – and these phases […]

Acupuncture for Eye Disease

  Many people come to the Brisbane Acupuncture Clinic for treat­ment of eye con­di­tions ran­ging from sore eyes to degen­er­at­ive eye dis­ease. There is a fright­en­ing increase in the incid­ence of eye con­di­tions and espe­cially degen­er­at­ive eye dis­ease such as ret­in­it­is pig­mentosa and mac­u­lar degen­er­a­tion.  A more com­mon con­di­tion that is treated at our acu­punc­ture […]

Acupuncture Treatment for Glandular Fever

Alan Jansson describes how he suc­cess­fully provides acu­punc­ture treat­ment for glandu­lar fever espe­cially for young people. For a full tran­script of this video, please go HERE

Acupuncture Treatment for Ross River Fever

  Ross River Fever is a vir­us dis­ease that is con­trac­ted by a mos­quito bite.  Contrary to pop­u­lar belief, this vir­us is not con­fined to the north­ern parts of Queensland but has been dia­gnosed in people in oth­er parts of Australia, e.g. New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia.  It is more pre­val­ent in rur­al […]

Japanese Acupuncture: Study Trip to Japan

My trip to Japan was to attend anoth­er Japanese Acupuncture work­shop with my Master Acupuncturist, Ikeda Sensei. It was quite an amaz­ing jour­ney – as it always is. For a full tran­script, please go HERE

Acupuncture Treatment for Water Retention in Pregnancy

In this video, Alan Jansson explains why water reten­tion is a prob­lem in preg­nancy and what acu­punc­ture can do to treat this prob­lem. He draws on the basic prin­ciples of Chinese Medicine which in this scen­ario views the kid­ney as the cool­ing ele­ment in the body. The very act of grow­ing a baby puts an […]