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Acupuncture -TUNG, TCM & Balance Method

Acupuncture, over 5,000 years of ancient wisdom brought into the modern clinic. 

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Dr Ehud Udi Tal practitioner of traditional chinese Medicine 625 Hawthorn road Brighton East melbourne victoria

Dr. Ehud Udi Tal

Registered Practitioner of

Traditional Chinese Medicine 

MAppSc.(Herbal), BHlthSc.(Acup)

Dip.M (Remedial Massage Therapist),  

AHPRA & CMBA Registered

ATMS Member

Ehud Udi Tal- Your Registered practitioner

of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

With over 29 years of clinical experience. Undergoing professional development in the fields of Natural Health and Chinese medicine,

You can be assured of the highest level of care and a paramount

standard of professionalism.


Ehud Tal is an AHPRA & CMBA Registered Practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, an Accredited Member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS), and offers Private Health Insurance Rebate.


    Modalities at MelbTCM

Chinese Medicine aims to manage pain and general symptoms that may present 
in some the following conditions.  It by no means claim a cure to western
defined conditions.  It assists to support the body's own natural process.

 Chinese medicine has a unique perspective on health. Its holistic approach aims to restore natural balance and harmony to every aspect of the self, to promote longevity and personal transformation.  Chinese medicine endevours to unlock the body's own natural healing potential and offers natural remedies and individualized treatment plans.

Chinese Medicine - Evidence Based research and Publications

 Peer-review articles on acupuncture in the management of pain:

  1. Vickers AJ, Cronin AM, Maschino AC, et al. Acupuncture for Chronic Pain: Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis. Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(19):1444-1453. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.3654. This meta-analysis of 29 randomized controlled trials involving nearly 18,000 participants found that acupuncture was effective in treating chronic pain.

  2. Linde K, Allais G, Brinkhaus B, et al. Acupuncture for Migraine Prophylaxis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016;(6):CD001218. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD001218.pub3. This Cochrane review analyzed 22 trials with over 4,400 participants and found that acupuncture was effective in reducing migraine frequency and intensity.

  3. Cherkin DC, Sherman KJ, Avins AL, et al. A Randomized Trial Comparing Acupuncture, Simulated Acupuncture, and Usual Care for Chronic Low Back Pain. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(9):858-866. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2009.65. This randomized controlled trial of 638 adults with chronic low back pain found that both acupuncture and simulated acupuncture were more effective than usual care in reducing pain and improving function.

  4. MacPherson H, Vertosick EA, Foster NE, et al. The Persistence of the Effects of Acupuncture After a Course of Treatment: A Meta-analysis of Patients With Chronic Pain. Pain. 2017;158(5):784-793. doi:10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000769. This meta-analysis of 29 randomized controlled trials involving over 17,900 participants found that the beneficial effects of acupuncture persisted for at least 12 months after treatment for chronic pain.

  5. Witt CM, Jena S, Selim D, et al. Pragmatic Randomized Trial Evaluating the Clinical and Economic Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain. Am J Epidemiol. 2006;164(5):487-496. doi:10.1093/aje/kwj224. This randomized controlled trial of 1,162 patients with chronic low back pain found that acupuncture was more effective and cost-effective than usual care alone

Peer review studies of chinese herbal Medicine in its use in several conditions

  1. Wang W, Zhang Q, Li N, et al. Clinical and Experimental Study of Compound Glycyrrhizin Injection in the Treatment of Chronic Viral Hepatitis B. J Tradit Chin Med. 2016;36(6):759-764. PMID: 29071866. Institution: Beijing Ditan Hospital, Capital Medical University, China. Outcome: Compound Glycyrrhizin Injection could significantly improve liver function and viral load in patients with chronic viral hepatitis B.

  2. Zhang C, Cao J, Li R, et al. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Multicenter Clinical Trial of Jinqi Jiangtang Tablet in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2020;2020:4839124. doi:10.1155/2020/4839124. Institution: Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China. Outcome: Jinqi Jiangtang Tablet could significantly reduce fasting blood glucose, improve glycosylated hemoglobin and insulin resistance index in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  3. Liu, J., Wang, Z., Miao, D., Wei, Y., Lu, C., & Lao, L. (2017). Chinese Herbal Medicine for the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2017, 1-15. doi: 10.1155/2017/5872614. 

  4. Lin X, Zhao L, Liang J, et al. Effectiveness of Traditional Chinese Medicine for Liver Protection and Chemotherapy Completion Among Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Integr Cancer Ther. 2019;18:1534735418823729. doi:10.1177/1534735418823729. Institution: The Second Clinical Medical College of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, China. Outcome: Traditional Chinese Medicine could improve liver function and increase chemotherapy completion rate in cancer patients.

  5. Chen X, Feng L, Chen Y, et al. Clinical observation of Qiguiyin in the treatment of refractory lupus nephritis. J Tradit Chin Med. 2015;35(5):547-554. PMID: 26591615. Institution: Anhui University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China. Outcome: Qiguiyin could significantly reduce proteinuria and improve renal function in patients with refractory lupus nephritis.

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