Katika – Chinese Medicine

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Katika Funnell
After 4 years of study at UTS, time spent in China and 5 years of practice, Katika still thoroughly enjoys and is fascinated by Chinese Medicine and its potential. She enjoys helping clients get better, faster by giving them painless acupuncture and herbal medicine to speed the recovery process along. Working with her clients to produce tangible results is a priority for Katika.
Katika enjoys treating patients who haven’t had Acupuncture or Chinese herbs before and might be apprehensive or anxious about the process. “To see the pleased look on clients faces about how painless acupuncture is, along with the improvement and relief the client experiences, makes it all worth while.”

The benefits of Chinese Medicine

The World Health Organisation and clinical trials agree that Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can assist by:

  • Providing drug free pain relief
  • Releasing muscle tension to increase your range of free and easy movement
  • Reducing injury recovery time so you can return to your normal routine sooner
  • Increasing your immunity so you are sick less often and recover faster
  • Reducing Coughs, Post Nasal Drip and Sinusitis
  • Relieves stress so you feel calmer, happier and more relaxed

For a more comprehensive list of what Acupuncture can help treat please go to http://www.familywellnesscentre.com.au

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About Acupuncture
Is acupuncture safe?
All needles are sterile, single use and disposable to eliminate the potential of infection. This guarantees patient safety and peace of mind.

Is acupuncture comfortable?
Acupuncture should not hurt the patient. Different acupoints can be sensitive on each individual. If at any time you feel discomfort, Katika will adjust the needles to make your treatment a comfortable and relaxing experience.

Qualifications, certificates, diplomas etc
Bachelor of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine (B.HSc.TCM)
Certificate of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Cert. TCM) From Hangzhou Red Cross Hospital, China.
Diploma Remedial Massage (DRM)

Registered Bodies
Registered Member of ATMS (Aust. Traditional Medicine Society) #17973

Contact information
Call reception today on (02) 9938 1090 or Katika’s Mobile 0414 459 659

Opening hours
Appointments with Katika are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Friday and Saturdays

The Family Wellness Centre Shop 1, 33-35 Kentwell Rd, Allambie NSW 2100

Rate schedule
$80 for 1hr of Acupuncture + Massage combined
$60 for ½ hr of Acupuncture + Massage combined
$30 Concession Tuesdays ½ hr for unemployed, pensioners or students
Health Fund rebates are available for acupuncture if your policy includes extras cover.


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