Archive for March, 2011

NEURAL ORGANISATION TECHNIQUE (N.O.T.)

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

NEURAL ORGANIZATION TECHNIQUE (N.O.T.)

I have taken training from several doctors in Australia and the United States who have developed techniques that deal with identifying and correcting faults in the nervous system. One technique that I have mastered is called Neural Organization Technique. It is a very powerful technique wherein its originator, Dr. Carl Ferrari, used muscle response testing to find the basic sequences or “programs” that we are all built with on a primitive level.

It encompasses knowledge from chiropractic, acupuncture, craniosacral therapy, reflexology, Neuro Linguistic Programming, and more. What is unique to Dr. Ferreri’s work is that he has found order in the system so that there is very little guesswork in making corrections. The protocols for correcting the body are to be done in a specific sequence every time on every person. It is as if someone has found the owner’s manual for the basic neurology of the human body and the reflexes to correct and reset it!

For example, one can reprogram an immune system by correcting a sequence of 15 to 18 reflexes on the body in about 5 minutes. To demonstrate the specificity of the technique, one can then reverse the sequence and recreate the faulty immune system for demonstration purposes. We can do this with the hormonal programs, scoliosis, learning disabilities, etc. This is a very powerful, very specific and very encompassing technique that takes only 120-150 minutes to complete all corrections! It is accomplished with very low force, and once it is done, the disorganization DOES NOT USUALLY RETURN unless there is a new significant trauma.

At first I found this hard to believe, however I have now treated many patients globally who have returned a year later for re-examination to show that all the corrections were still holding.

Every condition known to man involves nervous system disorganization at a base causative level. Therefore, one of the primary treatments in correcting any condition would be to correct and reorganize the nervous system using this technique before continuing with another modality. The body is organized functionally into four primal survival systems which are generally known as the feeding, fight/flight, reproduction and immune systems. All physiological, neurological, vegetative and cognitive activities must function within or through these survival systems in an organized and integrated manner. In order for the body to survive, these systems must be organized within themselves first and then must be integrated and synchronized with each other. This organization is manifest through the integrated function of the central nervous system. Various kinds of stress including physical, emotional, chemical, or environmental trauma can, and many times do, interfere with the harmonious and organized function of these reflex systems and ultimately the central nervous system itself.

Neural Organization Technique (NOT), a non-invasive, kinesiologically-based treatment protocol, is designed to recognize any of the disorganizations that may be found within the neural programmes of these primal survival systems if damaged or otherwise compromised. The treatment protocols are then designed to specifically organize or reorganize a disorganized central nervous system. A disruption of the natural balance within these previously synchronized processes will cause a change in the electromagnetic (EM) field in various parts of the body. This EM change can then be measured, analyzed and treated. Homeostasis is then restored to the body by activating combinations of the known reflex systems, acupuncture meridians, muscle spindles, magnetic energy, cranial and spinal bone balances and nutrition which control these systems. The key to the success of this treatment protocol is that it recognizes the need for the specific organization and integration of all systems within the body.

The body is a totally integrated biological and energetic entity where everything affects everything else in one way or another and as the old song goes, the “head bone” is really connected to the “foot bone”. It is impossible to treat one part of the body without affecting or causing stress or change somewhere else in the body.

The list of conditions treated with this method almost reads like a pathology book because it is so diverse. This is because the treatment protocols are aimed at the neurological, physiological and energetic deficits which either cause or allow the condition or deficit to exist, and not necessarily at the condition itself. It doesn’t matter what you have or what you call it but rather why you have it. We don’t treat the disease but we do treat the causes.

Neural Organization Technique is unique in other ways not found in other treatment protocols. The NOT examination and treatment protocols take into account the body’s awareness of itself and the circumstances of life as it is lived. Eyes open and closed, light and dark and half-light conditions (dawn, dusk, etc) and various eye directions are a normal part of the usual examination and treatment procedures. Also considered are changing body positions (getting up from sitting or lying), cold, heat, walking, jumping, running, sitting in the car, etc. which very often influence the memory of the circumstances surrounding the condition. These circumstances, when included in the treatment protocol, are almost always key to successful treatment and usually make for rapid and successful conclusions to any condition.

Problems treated by NOT

Some of the many conditions which I have successfully treated or corrected include:

  • Headaches

  • Learning disabilities/dyslexia

  • Grinding or clenching teeth, jaw tension/misaligned or clicking jaws

  • Chronic neck pain and whiplash injuries

  • Chiropractic adjustments that don’t hold

  • Acute or chronic back pain, disc degeneration, and sciatica

  • Arm, hand, leg, or foot pain

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Recurring ear and sinus infections

  • Tendonitis and muscle spasms

  • Tingling or numbness in the hands or legs

  • Scoliosis

  • Hernias (both inguinal and hiatal)

  • Prostate hypertrophy (enlargement) and prolapsed uterus

  • Frequent urination/incontinence

  • Nausea

  • Food sensitivities

  • Allergies/frequent colds and coughs

  • Immune and autoimmune disorders

  • Acid reflux, chronic gas bloating and belching

  • Female and male sexual problems

  • Thyroid conditions

  • Hypoglycemia/Hyperglycemia/Diabetes

  • Sleeping problems

  • Concentration difficulties/Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

  • Chronic tiredness/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Vertigo, balance problems, motion sickness, difficulty with heights

  • Asthma/shortness of breath

  • Visual and hearing difficulties

  • Epilepsy

  • Traumatic brain injury

  • Down’s syndrome

  • Cerebral Palsy

The method of examination for all of the above is based on kinesiological concepts in which a strong muscle indicator [a muscle which can resist reasonable force on command] is used. This method accesses the body’s own knowledge of itself. If there is a functional or structural deficit anywhere in the body, there will be a change in the electromagnetic energy in that part or function. When that part or reflex area is touched by either the examiner or the patient there is a distraction to the overall energy field as the body tries to compensate for the change. This change is registered in the test muscle and the muscle momentarily weakens on stress.

The Interconnectedness of the Body

Nothing happens in or to the body without total body awareness of the incident. This awareness is communicated through an intact nervous system so that the body can accommodate the particular incident and can act appropriately to survive. As these systems are involved in our basic survival, they must also of necessity be reflex in nature, that is, automatic, needing no cognitive activity or training to function. Trauma in all of its possibilities can and does disrupt the neural programmes within these reflex systems which then send inappropriate signals to the body.

There is an axiom in neurology which is known as the ‘all or none’ rule.

If there is sufficient stimulation then that neurological program must fully activate and if not, it will not. Our research has identified the specific areas in or on the body which will activate the neural circuits within these programmes. They in turn control all possibilities including posture, gait, balance, movement, glandular, immune, digestive and cognitive functions.

A frequent question asked by both patients and doctors is “how long does it last?” If the corrections are made properly and completely, they usually last until the patient re-injures themselves, which may be many years later.

I personally use other techniques in the field of emotional and energetic healing to assist people in their return to wellness. Neural Organization Technique, however, must be done with every person to ensure that the body computer can hold onto the corrections, be they physical, emotional, or dietary.

There are less than 100 Neural Organization Technique doctors around the world and we have worked for years to decipher and correct the neural faults that appear specific to each and every condition known. We are all amazed at Dr. Ferreri’s genius at what he has created and I continue to follow in his pioneering footsteps by making myself available for treatments, lectures, research projects, and training.

Call us today for an appointment to regain your life!  Whatever the reason you have found us, we can help! 99% of conditions can be helped with us here at New Leaf Natural Therapies.

Madonna Guy
N.O.T. Practitioner
Naturopath, Wynnum, Brisbane

Burning Pain in the Stomach – Could It Be Helicobacter?

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Burning Pain in the Stomach

When you go to your doctor and complain of pain and burning in your solar plexus, and he recommends Zantac or Tagamet for an ulcer, ask him what he thinks about the ‘theory’ that this condition is caused by an infection. If he gives you the old doctor-shrug, decline his prescriptions, pay him for his time, and come and see us and have a helicobacter pylori test and a live blood screening.

Helicobacter is a genus of spiral bacteria that amazingly are able to survive the severe acidity of the stomach. We have known of the existence of such bacteria since 1889 but it wasn’t until nearly 100 years later that the significance of these bacteria was realized.

Until the 1980’s, stomach ulcers were treated with an assortment of antacids with the idea that excess acid had caused the ulcer. In fact, most stomach and duodenal ulcers of humans stem from infection with Helicobacter bacteria.

Helicobacter survives the extreme acidity of the stomach by using enzymes to create its own layer of protective bicarbonate. This little “safety suit” allows the bacteria to burrow into the stomach’s mucus layer. Its presence generates inflammation in the stomach tissue.

Many patients are colonized by Helicobacter and do not develop symptoms; however, if Helicobacter penetrates deeply enough, it will bind to the mucus secreting cells of the stomach disrupting their ability to produce normal mucus.

Ultimately, the mucus lining is disrupted, stomach acid gains access to the stomach tissue, and burning results. Ulcers are thus formed. Making matters worse, Helicobacter organisms are able to stimulate extra acid secretion by the stomach tissue. More burning and more ulcers result and soon the patient is experiencing pain, nausea and/or vomiting.

H. pylori infection is most likely acquired by ingesting contaminated food and water and through person to person contact. In the United States, 30% of the adult population is infected. (50% of infected persons are infected by the age of 60.)

The infection is more common in crowded living conditions with poor sanitation. In countries with poor sanitation, 90% of the adult population can be infected

If you have a chronic infection with H. pylori, it weakens the natural defences of the lining of the stomach against the ulcerating action of acid and can cause severe health problems.  Live Blood Analysis lets us know how damaged the gut and the liver are in relation to the Helicobacter.  If you are one of the 50% who don’t have helicobacter, then the live blood analysis gives plenty of other information and reasons for the pain in your tummy.

To find out whether or not you have an ulcer, it can’t hurt to test for H. pylori. Call us today on 07 3348 6098  and book in for a helicobacter pylori test and live blood analysis.  Ask if there are any website specials for this combination of tests!

Yours in Health
Madonna Guy ND
Naturopath
New Leaf Natural Therapies

Dangers and Radiation from High-Tech screenings: MRI’s Catscans Mammograms X-rays

Sunday, March 27th, 2011
Dangers and Radiation from High-Tech screenings: MRI’s Catscans Mammograms X-rays
I found this article on Oprah’s website – Dr Oz…
thought you might find it interesting…
What we find in our clinic in live blood analysis and BLA bio-impedance analysis – poor immunity, disrupted white blood cell activity, poor liver function, inflamed cells, poor quality muscle mass,  fluid imbalances to name a few…
Madonna Guy ND
New Leaf Natural Therapies
Naturopath/Kinesiologist Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
High-tech screenings could be exposing you to unnecessary radiation. Mehmet Oz, MD, explains how to dial down your dose.

Radiation is all around us—we absorb it every day from gases, minerals, and sunlight—and in small amounts, it’s nothing to worry about. But Americans today are exposed to seven times more radiation from diagnostic medical imaging tests than they were 30 years ago—thanks to the expanded use of X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans, and mammograms.

CT scans are the biggest culprits, delivering as much as 500 times the radiation of a standard X-ray, and potentially causing an estimated 1.5 to 2 percent of all cancers in the United States. More than 16 million CT scans were performed in hospital emergency rooms in 2007, up from 2.7 million in 1995, and a 2010 study found that more than a quarter of CT scans are being ordered by primary care physicians for the wrong reasons (for instance, to check for blood in the urine in a patient with a urinary tract infection).

I don’t want to scare you away from needed tests. When used properly, these scans have more benefits than risks. But there are a few ways you can protect yourself:

1. Keep a record of your CT scans, PET scans, and X-rays, and note any radiation treatment for cancer, plus any occupational radiation exposure (for example, if you work on an airline crew). Give a copy to your doctor.

2. The next time your physician recommends a diagnostic scan, ask:

  • How will having this exam improve my care?
    If the test’s outcome won’t change the diagnosis, you shouldn’t have it done.
  • Are there equally good alternatives?
    Some diagnostic scans, such as MRI or ultrasound, don’t emit radiation. If you need a CT scan and you weigh less than 180 pounds, your doctor may be able to decrease the radiation dose.
  • Can you use an older test result?
    Let your doctor know if you’ve received any imaging at another office or hospital within the past five years. He may be able to reexamine the results and spare you another round of radiation.

3. Wear a thyroid guard and lead apron during dental X-rays—recent research suggests that repeated exposure may be linked to thyroid cancer if patients aren’t properly protected. And ask whether you can receive a digital X-ray, which uses less radiation than film.

Integrated Detoxification Specialists – Not your average clinic! Madonna Guy ND

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Digestive Tract Cleansing – Fact or Fiction

What Does it REALLY MEAN to cleanse your digestive tract?

What does a well functioning digestive tract mean?  It means we have no symptoms of constipation or diarrhoea, bloating, burping & belching, acid reflux, heartburn or indigestion or bad breath and have good immunity and well balanced blood sugar.  Is this you?  Even if you have no symptoms (the classic cast-iron stomach for example) we often find issues such as parasites, oxidative stress or leaky gut and allergies.  When we look at your blood in real time and to urinary indicans testing (amount of gut dysbiosis/bad bacteria being released through the urine) these are the tests that let us know how long it’s going to take to cleanse the digestive tract – and it’s not as easy as it sounds.

I had a client once (with allergies, hayfever, reproductive issues and anxiety) who had a great looking live blood analysis when we first did the test.  There was very little sign of parasites, leaky gut or liver stress.  Knowing the health history, I would have expected the live blood to have looked worse.  What we did was give her a detox pack which cleanses mucoid plaque from the intestinal walls.  I’d have to say it’s better than colonic irrigations due to the fact that it pulls mucoid plaque (hardened oxidised bile) from the stomach, small intestines as well as the colon (large intestine).  Colonic irrigations only work a maximum of 70% of the colon, whereas this is the entire digestive tract.

Once we completed the mucoid plaque cleanse (it’s simple and very effective for the mucoid plaque release for most people – but some people need to do it several times as the hardened oxidised bile can turn into ‘concrete’ in the intestines which takes some time to loosen…  ) we had another look at the live blood analysis and it was totally different – we found huge signs of parasites, leaky gut and liver stress.  So what happened?  Basically this hardened oxidised bile/ mucoid plaque creates a barrier between the intestinal wall and inside the digestive tract and lots of nasties live behind it, it creates a heated, toxic environment which nourishes parasites, fungus and candida.  So, once we released these mucoid plaques, it allowed the release of these stored parasites, fungus, candida.  Then we got to work clearing the next layer for this client!

So, when practitioners either 1. don’t have the technology to show you how good/how bad things are (and therefore are doing purely guesswork) and 2. don’t have the knowledge/products/techniques in order to move through the processes (many clinics do not specialise in detoxification) or 3. believe their training that two week detoxes are all that’s needed and wonder why their clients never have the results they’re after – clients suffer.  Seminars which teach detoxification often simplify things.  Training in naturopathic college simplifies things.  I assume it’s more popular to tell people it’ll take 2-6 weeks for a full, integrated detox, less cost, less time, simpler – but really – it’s doesn’t help clients, the industry or anyone’s health long term.

There is no health problem that exists that can’t benefit from an integrated four-filter cleanse.

Call us today to find out how your digestive tract is doing…  Ask for a urinary indicans test and a live blood analysis.  We can also screen (blood) for candida, coeliac disease testing and helicobacter pylori testing.

Our Foundations of Health Programme was designed for a 9 month integrated detoxification programme.  We have a special offer at present where if ALL of the Foundation of Health Testing Processes are completed, as well as an initial Foundations of Health Consultation – mention this New Leaf Blog and recieve 50%off.

Madonna Guy ND
Naturopath, Wynnum, Brisbane
07 3348 6098 / 0417 643 849
healthteam@nlnt.com.au

New Leaf Natural Therapies – Ta Nui: A Shiatsu treatment by Rachel…

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Have you ever experienced Shiatsu?

Ta Nui is a Traditional Chinese Medicine Remedial Massage therapy which is a fantastic Addition to our remedial massage skills at New Leaf…

It is:

  • fully clothed
  • there is stretching involved in the process
  • it uses a rocking technique on the muscles in order to reposition ligaments and tendons
  • great for muscular aches and pains
  • great for arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue

Rachel is a fully qualified naturopath who is doing extra study in Traditional Chinese Massage and we’re proud to add Ta Nui as a treatment process.

30% off your first TCM Ta Nui ‘Shiatsu’ treatment…

3348 6098

 

Most Complete Naturopathic Clinic in Brisbane – Why Choose New Leaf Natural Therapies!

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Why Choose New Leaf Natural Therapies

  • New Leaf Natural Therapies, at Wynnum Brisbane, is the most complete natural therapies clinic in Brisbane, with an abundance of services, treatments, testing facilities available for you and your family…
  • Our team members work towards healing our clients as quickly and effectively as possible.  Since we work together as a team you will probably end up seeing several practitioners, since we all have different areas of expertise.
  • We are the only low-toxin clinic in Australia – we spent a lot of energy researching our carpets, lighting, vinyl (marmoleum), glues and paints, and spent the $$$ ensuring the least problematic environment for you and your family.
  • We have payment plans which will save you and your family $$$ every month!
  • Our team is dedicated to your success.  All of our practitioners regularly expand their knowledge, undertake courses and find out the latest in natural health!
  • We work with ALL health problems.  There is nothing we haven’t successfully treated.  There’s a saying in natural therapies – everything is treatable, everything is possible, but not all clients are ready to take the journey…

New Leaf Team Members

 

Gabby & Linda are our core reception team – often your first contact with New Leaf.  Gabby is also a practitioner in energetic healing/kinesiology.  Both will offer you care & expertise with how to go about finding the right practitioner for what you need at the time.

Chris Shana – our meditation facilitator.  Chris is lovely.  Meditation classes to be advised.  Each week is different.  Chris is also available for spirit drawings and readings.

Prices:$16 casually for Meditation…      Best value are our meditation ‘packs’ – just ask!

Norm Todkill – Norm was a teacher for 20 years with a Bachelor of Science – it is this history which gives him an excellent foundation for helping children with learning problems.  With a combination of skills including remedial massage, neural organisational technique, learning enhancement, nutritional & toxin additions and removal, LEAP, kinesiology, Norm can help you out with many areas of your health:  structural, physical, emotional and spiritual.

Ask about your 1st session special with Norm and how much $$$ you can save!!

Gabby Graham – Gabby has been doing reiki/intuitive energy healings for around 10 years.  Reiki is an energetic treatment with Gabby has a definite love and passion for.  Gabby’s kinesiology knowledge is expanding and working with Counselling Kinesiology is her passion.

Worth every cent for clearing stagnant energy and healing old emotional hurts!

Doug Newitt –  Doug has been in natural therapies for over 13 years.  Having started as a remedial massage therapist he has a gift of looking at the body and knowing where things are out of balance.  With the additional training in naturopathy, allergy testing & treatments, natural fertility and hormonal balancing, skin disorders and weight loss challenges, there is very little that Doug doesn’t enjoy treating.  Doug loves finding dietary and lifestyle changes which impact hugely on the lives of her clients.

Prices from $88 per ½ hour         Best value – join a naturopathic programme OR monthly specials OR Doug’s re-booking policy:

  • Book within 2 weeks with Doug save 20%
  • Book within 4 weeks with Doug and save 10%

Katherine Lynn – Kat is a fabulous Musculo-Skeletal Therapist and Kinesiologist.  Her passion is in finding what is causing a problem – physical or emotional and finding the solution.  Kat is a therapist with a knack for working through past issues, finding what emotional gear is tied up in the subconscious and finding ways of diffusing or eliminating those old stressors.

Kat’s kinesiology balances over the past few years involve coaching, finding causes, getting to the root issues of any health problem.  She works with people body, mind and soul.

Best value – Better Balance Kinesiology plan (30% off all kinesiology at New Leaf + 20% off all massage)

  • Regulars:  book within 1 week, save 30%
  • Book within 2 weeks save 20%
  • Book within 3-4 weeks save 10%

Madonna Guy – Madonna has been a full-time local naturopath/kinesiologist/massage therapist since 1995.  New Leaf is Madonna’s clinic – she had the dream to open a clinic which would offer everything she loves about natural therapies, and to do so with integrity and love.  One of Madonna’s goals is to always find the underlying causes of the problems and fix them…  Madonna has many skills due to the fact that if she finds a better way to treat someone, she wants to know about it.  There are no other naturopaths in Queensland with Madonna’s unique combination of skills, techniques and knowledge.

Prices from $111 per ½ hour        Most of Madonna’s clients are on Naturopathic/Kinesiology/Pain Relief programmes which saves lots of $$$

 

What Do We Do?

Naturopathy is a system of healing that aims to provide holistic or whole body healthcare by drawing on treatment methods from several traditional systems of medicine. Naturopathy seeks to use the natural healing powers of the body to cure itself. It focuses on treating the cause of a disease rather than the symptoms themselves. In the past naturopathy was described as an alternative medicine; however there has been such a massive amount of scientific research in the past 20 years that it is much more mainstream these days.

Good health and wellness is what naturopathic treatment is all about. The main emphasis of naturopathic practice is the belief that the body has an inbuilt ability to strive for health. The role of a naturopath is to work with a person to promote the natural healing of the body. Naturopathy is rooted in the belief that health is more than just the absence of disease and works on strengthening the body’s natural defences.

Just about all disease conditions can be supported through naturopathic supplements and treatments.  There is very little that our team hasn’t treated, and with such a range of practitioners, testing facilities, treatments and skills available, you and your loved ones are in good hands.

Our naturopaths are Doug Newitt and Madonna Guy

Kinesiology: We have kinesiology techniques for just about everything!  Kinesiology is a tool (like acupuncture but without the needles) that helps to find and correct imbalances in the body.  It has been developed over the last 60 years and utilises a combination of techniques – chiropractic, acupuncture, Chinese philosophy such as meridians, chakras & other energies, counselling and brain neurology.

Choosing a kinesiologist at New Leaf is easy:   we all have different skills and different knowledge base to work from, and you simply book in with the practitioner that feels right for what you are going through. If you need to see someone else afterwards, we’ll let you know (your body will tell us!!!)

Norman Todkill is a very gentle kinesiologist who brings many years of massage therapy and biochemistry skills and knowledge to your treatment session.  Norm is very calm and has an ability to gently move through big issues and help to alleviate stress and pain from your life.  With the combination of NOT/kinesiology skills he can find out exactly what supplements your body needs, so that you get on track sooner!  Norm’s balances are often very energetic in nature and clients often ‘feel’ his energetic healings. Norm also uses kinesiology to perform allergy testing, allergy treatments, endocrine balances and structural balancing.

Katherine Lynn  has a wide variety of kinesiology skills and is continuing to add to her skill base regularly.  Her technique moves through a variety of nutritional balancing, energetic healings, structural balancing, emotional issues and she can help you to thread together the issues from the past which are creating current health issues – emotionally and structurally. Kat is also being sought out as a kinesiology teacher – you’re in great hands with Kat.

Madonna is more structurally based than Kat.  Madonna’s areas of specialties are NOT and LEAP.  NOT is Neural Organisational Technique, a process which helps to realign the spine, remove whiplashes and cranial injuries, rebalance the foot and ankle muscles, hips and shoulders and more.  LEAP is a learning enhancement process which is great for brain integration.  It works through a series of parts of the brain and gets them working one by one.  Both NOT and LEAP are programmes which take time to work through, but are worth the energy.  3 sessions of LEAP do more for the brain than a year of counselling!  3 sessions of NOT is worth 3 months of chiropractic!

An example of our Kinesiology ‘Balances & Treatments’ are:

Allergy Assessments: a protocol to find substances: foods, pollutants, additives which are causing health issues

Allergy Re-training: helps to re-set the body energetically so that it may handle allergens/intolerances better

Celestial Circuit Balancing: do you feel like yourself?  Feel beside yourself?  Your centre of gravity may be out of balance…  this is an incredibly powerful technique to bring your energies back into centre…

Emotional Diffusion: the ability of kinesiology to find old emotional patterns and ‘diffuse’ them.

Endocrine Balancing: a specific balance (from NOT) which re-sets the endocrine system – supporting all of your endocrine organs:  adrenals, thyroid,

Heart Healing: when something has happened in your life, which colours every single thing that you do, a heart healing may be appropriate.  It is a huge balance, aimed at increasing your level of ‘consciousness’.  For high level stress.

Immune System Balancing: this improves the function of your immune system, activates your immune system and reduces stress.

LEAP:  a protocol (over many sessions) which progressively works through areas of the brain.  Memory centres, working memory, auditory pathways, visual pathways, balance mechanisms.

Neural Organisational Technique: a process which systematically works through getting better ‘neurology’.  Can help spinal pain, whiplash, scoliosis, jaw & hip problems, feet issues, shoulder pain & more.

Nutritional Balancing: the body can get confused about what it needs nutritionally.  This process works systematically through the minerals & ensures your body is accepting/utilising them.  Often it’s stress that shuts down our absorption.

Whiplash Correction: long term whiplash issues can be resolved through this process. Whiplashes can start long term health issues such as Chronic Fatigue & Fibromyalgia.

Hypnotherapy/Neuro-Linguistic Programming:  this combination, performed by Norm, is exceptionally relaxing, and similar  to kinesiology helps us deal with, and cope with, stress, addictions, weight loss, fear and/or anger issues, OCD, anxiety, sleep issues and more.  It works through the subconscious to

Our Massage Techniques

Reflexology is a natural healing therapy, based on the principle that there are reflex points in the feet, hands and ears (the feet are most commonly the primary area of application), which correspond to every part, gland and organ of the body. The body is treated through application of pressure on these reflexes without the use of tools, crèmes or lotions. reflexology relieves tension, improves circulation and helps promote the natural function of the related areas of the body.

Reflexology is able to help with many things, such as;

  • Constipation/Diarrhea
  • Impact on physiological measures (Cholesterol, blood pressure etc)
  • Poor blood circulation
  • Respiratory problems (asthma, allergies)
  • Post operative recovery and pain reduction
  • Mental health issues (depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder)
  • Pregnancy (easier childbirth, delivery, post-partum recovery)
  • Stress
  • All over muscle pain and tension
  • Sleeping problems

Aromatherapy uses essential oils which are aimed at improving a person’s health or mood. Many consider this type of treatment as unscientific and wishful thinking – however, scientific evidence of its effectiveness is growing. The essential oils used in aromatherapy have a different composition compared to other herbal products because the distillation used in aromatherapy recovers the lighter phytomolecules.

The theory behind aromatherapy:  It is believed that the inhalation of essential oils stimulates the part of the brain connected to smell – the olfactory system; a signal is sent to the limbic system of the brain that controls emotions and retrieves learned memories. This causes chemicals to be released which make the person feel relaxed, calm, or even stimulated. If the aromatherapy includes massage the effect is to further relax the person.

Remedial massage: When muscles become knotted and tense or damaged, remedial massage provides a healing treatment that can be gentle or strong, deep or shallow. Remedial massage holistically treats the body. The massage therapist endeavours to identify the original biomechanical dysfunction, thus healing the cause of the disorder, as well as the symptoms. Remedial massage uses several specialised techniques to locate and repair damage to muscles, tendons and joints. Massage therapy supports and speeds up the body’s own repair mechanisms. A lubricating edium (usually oil) is applied directly on the skin. This ensures that the muscles associated with the disorder are deeply penetrated. Passive joint stretching moves are also used.

Hot stone massage: Hot stone massage is a fabulously relaxing massage utilising lomi lomi massage and flat hot stones used in various positions on the body in order to relax, rejuvenate and pamper!

Frequency Specific Microcurrent

Very few practices in Australia have FSM and even fewer run FSM sessions the way we do!!!  FSM is a gentle, yet effective tool, originally developed for pain relief with chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia.  In the 80’s disc regeneration was developed as well, and since then much research has gone in to perfecting many, many pain protocols.

The technology is similar to MRI scanning – but FSM is used for healing and not for diagnostics (great, huh???)

We have programmes specifically for FSM, and most of our naturopathic programmes include 20-80% off FSM treatments.

Reiki/Intuitive Energy Healing

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by “laying on hands” (on or over the body) and is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one’s “life force energy” is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy.

The word Reiki is made of two Japanese words – Rei which means “God’s Wisdom or the Higher Power” and Ki which is “life force energy”. So Reiki is actually “spiritually guided life force energy.”

A treatment feels like a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and around you. Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and wellbeing. Many have reported miraculous results.

Reiki is a simple, natural and safe method of spiritual healing and self-improvement that everyone can use. It has been effective in helping virtually every known illness and malady and always creates a beneficial effect. It also works in conjunction with all other medical or therapeutic techniques to relieve side effects and promote recovery.

Our Payment Plans

Our clients LOVE our payment plans.  Why?  Clients on our payment plan save lots and lots of $$$.  The way they work is simple:

  • Prepay a naturopathic consultation OR microcurrent treatments OR learning enhancement treatments OR massage per month
  • AND get discounts off further treatments
  • AND get discounts off further tests
  • AND get discounts off family naturopathic consultations.  It’s definitely Win-Win!!!
  • Naturopathic Programmes: detoxification, wellness, anti-ageing
  • Fertility & Hormonal Programme
  • Pain Programmes using Frequency Specific Microcurrent
  • Remedial Massage Programme
  • Flexible Naturopathic Programme
  • Learning Enhancement Programme (brain integration, dyslexia, ADD, ADHD etc)
  • Wellness Programme (Naturopathic)

Our Testing Facilities

many testing processes are 20-80% off on naturopathic & massage payment plans

Allergy Assessments

(using Kinesiology N.O.T. technique – for internal allergens, foods,  external allergens, make-up, cleansers etc)

Blood Group

Candida

Celiac

Helicobacter

Insulin Resistance: are you pre-diabetic?

This test is a non-fasting test which lets us see your Cholesteral, LDL, HDL, Trigs and Insulin Resistance – which is not standard in Doctors blood tests…

Live Blood Screenings: You SEE your blood on the screen – live!!!

B12, Iron, essential fatty acids, liver stress, leaky gut, white blood cell activity and count, parasites, infections, auto-immunity, poor immunity, ‘vitality’, inflammation

Ph – your acid/alkalinity

Being too acidic internally is one of the major causes for miscarriage, pain, skin disorders, exhaustion, heart disease and cancer.

Supplements:   (using kinesiology to ask what your body needs/how much.  We have many years experience in using this technique and it’s why our success is far beyond that of many other practitioners – Kat, Norm & Madonna prescribe only what your body tells them you need!)

Urinalysis

Heavy metal testing, ph – acid/alkalinity, cancer pre-cursors, vitamin C, and more.

Urinary Indicans

This lets us know how much ‘bad bacteria’ you have in your gut.  Bad bacteria causes obesity, exhaustion, digestive disturbances and chronic disease.

VLA Cellular Analysis

We use this weekly to fortnightly  in our fat-loss programme to ensure it’s FAT that’s being lost.  Most weight loss programmes destroy muscle mass and dehydrate the body – so rebound weight is inevitable.  Our programme is successful because we treat the whole body, not just count calories or add up points.  You will achieve success if the programme is followed!

Zinc tally

Zinc is important for over 250 liver functions, every hormonal function, energetic pathways, mood hormones  and more…

 

Classes Available

 

Meditation Classes:  are held at New Leaf Natural Therapies, currently at 6.45 on Thursday evenings.  Our meditation facilitator is Chris Shana.  Chris has been running meditation classes for over 10 years.  Guaranteed to add a little peace and gentle energy to your life!

Yoga classes:  are held at New Leaf Natural Therapies, currently on Monday nights at 6pm.  Our remedial yoga instructor is Sheridan Oliver, an experienced yoga practitioner with over 20 years teaching experience.  There is a maximum of 8 people per class, with plenty of one-on-one.