Welcome to the website of
Medical Acupuncture Tasmania
may be interested in acupuncture because it has been an integral part
of Chinese medical practice for many years and because it may help in
the management of a range of symptoms including pain, stress and
Medical acupuncture incorporates the skills of traditional acupuncture with modern medical knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology. It has an established role
in helping to manage the symptoms of specific conditions (e.g. pain
management related to certain conditions) and supporting the
effectiveness of other treatments as part of a multidisciplinary
Low level laser
therapy (LLLT) or photobiomodulation (PBM) is a relatively new therapy where specific wavelengths of light are applied to tissue to produce biological changes in the cells of that tissue. It is currently used largely in musculoskeletal problems and pain management.
Dr Vivien Wright is a medical practitioner and holds a Fellowship of the Australian College of Medical Acupuncture (FAMAC). She is an active member of the the Australian Medical Laser Association and has a Laser Safety Certificate of the International Electrotechnical Commission.