Laura Rankine studied her Bachelor of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the University of Technology in Sydney, completing her studies with a two month internship at the Japan-China Friendship Hospital in Beijing. Laura has also completed specialised courses in Japanese Meridian style acupuncture and moxibustion and Facial Rejuvenation acupuncture. In addition, she has extensive training in Qigong and incorporates the philosophies of this ancient healing therapy in all of her treatments.
Laura treats illness and musculoskeletal pain arising from stress, digestive issues, injury and emotional imbalance. She has a keen interest in women’s health and fertility – both male and female. Laura also treats imbalances and pain that occur during pregnancy and performs pre-birth treatments.
Additionally, Laura has worked at the Acupuncture IVF Support Clinic and has extensive specialised experience treating women with acupuncture and Chinese herbs for support during IVF treatments.
Laura practices Japanese Meridian style acupuncture which involves shallow gentle insertion of acupuncture needles in specific points on the body to bring the body back into balance. She is passionate about approaching her patients’ disharmonies from a personalised and holistic perspective, encompassing emotional, spiritual and physical levels; her belief is that addressing these three components is fundamental to ensuring one’s overall balance and wellbeing.
Committed to continually furthering her knowledge in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, Laura regularly attends a wide range of specialised workshops and seminars to increase and expand her proficiency in these modalities. She is an accredited member of AACMA and ATMS and is a registered member of APRHA.
She has successfully treated:
- Stress related disorders
- Menstrual problems
- Peri-Menopausal and Menopausal signs and symptoms
- Anxiety & Depression
- Digestive problems
- Frozen shoulder
- Impaired immunity
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Fertility related issues including IVF support