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Dr Paul Carter: Elsternwick

Address: 3 Glen Eira Ave, Elsternwick, VIC, 3185
Phone number: (03) 9523....
Mobile number: 0414 79....
Email: Click to view
Year Established: 2009
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Dr Paul Carter is a qualified Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist (Bachelor of Chinese Medicine, Victoria University).

Health Fund Rebates are available via HICAPS machine (if part of your insurance policy).

Paul is registered with the Chinese Medicine Registration Board Victoria (CMRB) and is a member of both the Australian Association of Chinese Medicine Australia (AACMA) and the Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA).

Paul completed a 1 month internship at Shanghai Shuguang Hospital in Shanghai, China as part of his 4 year degree.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an umbrella term for many techniques, most commonly acupuncture & Chinese Herbal medicine. Other methods include: cupping, Chinese massage (tui na) & heat therapy.

A natural medical system used to diagnose, treat and prevent illness for over 2500 years.
TCM is based on the principle that energy (qi) flows throughout the body's through pathways called meridians. When energy becomes blocked, disease results

Treats a wide range of conditions especially pain, weight loss, emotional problems addictions, women's health & digestive problems. Acupuncture uses very fine, single use stainless steel needles inserted into specific acupuncture points on the body. May be painless, or a dull or electrical sensation felt to radiate from the point. After Acupuncture treatment, pain and other symptoms may be significantly reduced, and a general feeling of well-being experienced.

Chinese Herbs:
Pre-formulated herbal formulas & customised powdered herbs are used for greater convenience.

A Chinese Herbal formula is most commonly suggested after an acupuncture treatment and used as a way of enhancing health in between appointments.

Cupping is an effective technique for relaxing and detoxifying muscles.

Cups are suctioned onto the skin, drawing toxic waste from the underlying muscle to the skin surface, resulting into relaxed supple muscles.
Cupping effectively treat musculoskeletal pain (back, neck, shoulder and leg pain), swelling, toxicity, colds, flus and fever.

Cupping is often used as part of a Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment, alongside modalities such as acupuncture and massage.

Therapeutic Massage:
Effective techniques are used such as deep tissue massage, sports massage, pressure point therapy.
relieves chronic patterns of tension within your muscles, tendons and ligaments. Release toxins and free mental/emotional blockage.

Therapeutic massage is often used as part of a Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment, alongside modalities such as acupuncture and massage.

Initial Treatment
Initial Consultation & Acupuncture Treatment 60 min $90*
Subsequent Treatments
Acupuncture 30 min $60*
Acupuncture 45 min $75*
Acupuncture/Cupping/Massage 60 min $90*
Acupuncture/Cupping/Massage 75 min $105*
*Herbal products at additional cost

Student & Pensioners 10% discount.

Ki viva Well-being Studio at Glen Eira Avenue is located at Ripponlea Train Station (just off Brighton Rd). Free 2 hour parking surrounds the premises and is easily accessible by train. Ki viva is a convenient location to many surrounding suburbs including: Balaclava, Bentleigh, Brighton, Brighton North, and more regions.


* Pain
* Stress, Anxiety & Depression
* Weight Loss
* Lines, Wrinkles & Cellulite
* Headaches
* PMS & Menstrual Problems
* Fertility & Pregnancy

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