What’s up with that?! A gazillion embedded gold threads in somebody’s knees, and a media beat-up.

Recently, an X-Ray image has done the rounds of the interwebs. It first surfaced here and has been widely discussed by biomedical doctors, doctors of acupuncture, and the tabloid media. Do well-educated, AHPRA-Registered Acupuncturists practicing in Australia routinely treat osteoarthritis like this? No. And it's an assumption to think that we do. You can read... Continue Reading →

Complementary medicine and cancer care in Australia – far from best practice

Recently I've reflected upon progress towards a greater integration of complementary therapies with Australian biomedical oncology practices and attitudes. My reflections arose after a recent enquiry about my work. Here's my edited response to that particular heart-felt enquiry. I can definitely offer appropriate therapies to help your friend through the rigors of  treatment, and the... Continue Reading →

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