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Dr Sarah George (Acupuncture) is a registered acupuncturist and TCM remedial massage therapist at the Sarah George Acupuncture & Natural Health clinic at Broadbeach on the Gold Coast.

Sarah holds a Masters Degree in Health Science (Traditional Chinese Medicine) and Bachelor Degree qualifications in Health Science (Acupuncture) and Business Management (Marketing) with further study completed in herbal medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine remedial massage (tui na), cosmetic acupuncture (facial rejuvenation) and acupuncture point injection therapy.  Her studies have been extensive, both in Australia and abroad, including an internship in a Chinese hospital.

Supporting the future of acupuncture in Australia is important to Sarah.  She is the Senior Lecturer for the Chinese Medicine department at the Endeavour College of Natural Health (Gold Coast campus) and was a member of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA) Queensland state committee.  She also provides contributions on natural medicine to the media, support groups and workplaces. She has presented at several industry conferences and at the Woodford Folk Festival.

Treatment interests

Sarah is strongly committed to assisting all of her patients in improving their overall wellbeing and resolving health disorders.  She has a particular interest in women’s health including menstrual disorders, fertility enhancement, IVF support, pregnancy care and facial rejuvenation.

Additionally, Sarah places great importance on optimising the mental health of her patients  (whether they suffer from a diagnosed condition such as depression, anxiety or insomnia, or just feel less than their happy selves).

Sarah is experienced in treating musculoskeletal and neurological disorders, sports injuries and pain management amongst many other internal medicine conditions (including sleep, digestive and ear, nose and throat disorders).  Sarah’s clients have included professional musicians and athletes including the Queensland Orchestra and the Brisbane Broncos.

Practitioner background

Sarah FujiwaraSarah has been drawn to natural medicine and oriental culture for as long as she can remember.  She recalls regularly visiting Chinese supermarkets as a small child and being fascinated by the colours, shapes, aromas, and even the taste, of raw and liquid herbs.

Her journey into oriental martial arts began when she was only eight years old, and since then she has been committed to pursuing several traditional karate styles for the meditative, grounding and fitness aspects of the art.  Sarah has trained in Goju Ryu karate in Japan.

Sarah began her first natural medicine study focusing on aromatherapy.  She still employs essential oils in her work and personal life for their medicinal benefits and delightful natural aromas.

A passion for cooking (and eating) good food has allowed Sarah plenty of time to have fun in the kitchen experimenting with dairy-free, gluten-free and vegetarian dishes.  She enjoys spending her spare time appreciating the natural environment through hiking, camping, scuba diving and cycling.

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66 Comments leave one →
  1. 20/01/2011 8:18 pm

    Can’t wait for my next consultation!

  2. Melanie Dane permalink
    21/01/2011 10:33 am

    So proud of you kiddo! You a such a shining star in my galaxy!

  3. 11/02/2016 12:24 am

    Greetings from St. Petersburg, Florida! Thank you for a great article, I am sharing it with a patient, as I’ve been encouraging her to prepare more healthy meals to nourish the blood! Your article was perfect, thank you again.

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