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Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Practitioners

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Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Practitioners

Dr Stephen Janz (Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine)

MPH BN BAc CertAc (China) GCCHM,

Life member AACMA

Clinic Director, Registered Acupuncturist & Chinese Herbalist, Registered Nurse, Nutritional Medicine, Muskulo-skeletal Therapist

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Stephen is the Clinic Director of Kenmore Centre for Health in Brisbane. Stephen has been working in and studying health continuously for over 35 years. Before studying Chinese Medicine Stephen worked as a Registered Nurse where he gained a firm foundation in both the benefits and shortcomings of conventional medicine. Stephen has a Master of Public Health from the University of Queensland where he completed a research project investigating acupuncture education standards and dry needling. Stephen utilises the Traditional Chinese Medical model as the main model for understanding health and illness, and uses Acupuncture, Auricular Medicine, Muskulo-Skeletal Therapy, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Structural Balancing and Nutritional Medicine in his practice.

Stephen has studied in Australia, China and France, with his practice extending to both general medicine and musculo-skeletal problems. Stephen has presented papers at national and international conferences on both clinical & professional issues. His paper on the treatment of Plantar Fasciitis was awarded the ‘Best Paper for Clinical Practice’ at the 2004 World Federation of Acupuncture Societies (WFAS) conference, and he was  jointly awarded best overall paper at the 2010 Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC) in Adelaide. Stephen was awarded best overall paper at the 2011 AACMAC conference in Perth for his paper on “Dry Needling: where has it come from and where is it going to: Issues & Risks”. Stephen was also awarded joint best overall paper at 2014 AACMAC conference in Melbourne for his workshop on “An Introduction to Trigger Point Acupuncture”. Stephen was a keynote speaker at the AACMAC conference 2015 in Adelaide where he was awarded best overall paper for his presentation on herbal medicine safety, was awarded best paper on Acupuncture at AACMAC 2016 in Perth, and awarded best paper on Chinese medicine professional issues at AACMAC Brisbane 2017.

Stephen is a former National President of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA). In addition to his clinical practice he also consults on educational, practice and ethical standards for Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Stephen was an invited speaker for the 2013 World Federation of Acupuncture Societies (WFAS) conference and was a member of the WFAS 2013 scientific and academic committee. Stephen was the practitioner member for Queensland appointed to the inaugural Chinese Medicine Board of Australia from 2011 to June 2014, where he served as the chair of the Policy, Standards and Guidelines Advisory Committee.

Stephen was the project manager and co-author of The Acupuncture Evidence Project. The Acupuncture Evidence Project is the most comprehensive review of the evidence indicting the effectiveness of acupuncture available. The Preface of The Acupuncture Evidence Project written by Stephen Janz has been reproduced  here.

Stephen established the Kenmore Acupuncture Clinic (now Kenmore Centre for Health) with Linda Janz in 1987.

Articles and publications by Stephen:

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Dr Ian Murray (Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine)

BHScAc Cert Ac (China) Cert IV Rem Therapies.

Registered Acupuncturist & Chinese Herbalist

Director Advanced Acupuncture Education Pty Ltd. Past President Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA)

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Ian graduated from the Australian College of Natural Medicine with a Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture) and has worked as an acupuncturist since 2006. Ian has since completed studies in Acupuncture Point Injection Therapy, Advanced Injection Techniques and Auricular Acupuncture. Ian also studied in Nanning China at the Guangxi TCM University.

At the Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC) 2010 Ian presented a paper titled Acupuncture Point Injection Therapy in the Treatment of Midportion Achilles Tendinopathy and co-authored the award-winning presentation Acupuncture Point Injection Therapy in Australia. In the same year, Ian also co-authored an Acupuncture Point Injection Therapy case history published in Australia’s only peer-reviewed acupuncture and Chinese medicine journal, the Australian Journal of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.  Ian presented two workshops at AACMAC 2011 in Perth on the application of Acupuncture Point Injection Therapy for Trochanter Bursitis and Lower Back Pain. In 2010 Ian also authored the Infection Control Management Plan template for Queensland Acupuncture Practices published by the Australian Acupuncture Association.

In May 2011 Ian was elected President of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association. In October 2011 Ian was invited to attend the international forum and exhibition on integrative healthcare where he met with Li Daning, Deputy Commissioner State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Peoples Republic of China. In 2011 Ian was also asked to write two articles for the Australian Journal of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.

In 2016 Ian joined the academic team at Endeavour College of Natural medicine. As part of the Chinese medicine faculty, Ian lectures across many acupuncture subjects, including supervision in the WellNation student clinic.

Ian treats all general health complaints, including chronic illness. During his many years of clinical practice, Ian has attained considerable skill in treating musculoskeletal conditions and has developed a special interest in treating painful shoulder conditions.

Ian is results focused and uses an evidence-informed approach to provide holistic care. He recognises that as individuals, people can respond to different types of treatment.  Ian combines acupuncture, acupuncture point injection, Chinese herbal medicine, nutrition, structural balancing, manipulation with movement and connective tissue release techniques to treat a wide range of conditions.

“My real passion is achieving results for a client. Every day I can have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of my clients. This drives me to continually search for better treatment methods and strive for the best possible outcomes for my clients. If, however other services are needed I will help you find a solution.”

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Dr Olivia Janz (Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine)

Registered Acupuncturist; B H Sc (Acupuncture); Member AACMA

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Olivia is a Registered Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine Practitioner. In addition to traditional Chinese acupuncture Olivia practices a range of modern acupuncture techniques including auricular (ear) acupuncture, abdominal acupuncture and trigger point acupuncture (also called ‘dry needling‘). Olivia uses a range of traditional Chinese medicine techniques in her practice such as cupping, moxibustion, and Chinese herbal formula. Olivia studied Bowen Techniques with Dr Kevin Ryan, one of Tom Bowen’s former students. This provides a valuable addition when Olivia treats people with  musculoskeletal conditions.

Olivia enjoys treating people of all ages from children to the elderly and treats both general health and musculoskeletal conditions. Olivia has a particular interest in women’s health and attended the 2018 and 2020 International Integrative Chinese Medicine Conference on fertility support.


Olivia’s Conference Presentations:

  • Obstetric Cholestasis: A Case Study. Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC), Brisbane 2017. Awarded best paper for a first presentation.

Olivia’s Blog


 Naturopaths & Nutritionists

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 Remedial Massage Therapists

Linda Charlson

Linda Charlson Masssage

SENIOR REMEDIAL THERAPIST

Dip Remedial Massage; Diploma Rosemond Muscle Neurology Massage Therapy; Reiki Practitioner

Accredited Member ATMS

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Linda has been working as a structural therapist and wellness practitioner for over 20 years. Her knowledge of the human body and its need for anatomical alignment and natural wellness makes her treatments unique. Linda is very experienced in helping people with pain and postural issues. She also provides focused treatment for people experiencing the pain and dysfunction of scoliosis.

Linda gained her love and passion of natural health techniques through observing the exceptional results in her own children. Linda is always enthusiastic to share her holistic understanding of being well as part of her remedial and structural treatments. She has many years’ experience treating people across the life span from different backgrounds and levels of health. She offers the following modalities:

  • Remedial Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Occupational Strain & Injury (for tradesmen & physical workers)
  • Lymphatic Drainage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Structural Realignment (including Scoliosis)
  • Oncology Massage & Illness Recovery
  • Muscle Neurology Massage Therapy
  • Injury Recovery
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Abdominal Organ Massage
  • Infant & Children (Current QLD Blue Card)

Health fund rebates can be claimed through most private health funds for Linda’s treatments.


Carlos Sandoval

Carlos Sandoval Massage Kenmore Centre for Health

SENIOR REMEDIAL THERAPIST

Diploma Remedial Massage Therapy

Member: Massage & Myotherapy Australia – MMA

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As the newest member to join Kenmore Centre for Health, we are excited to welcome Carlos Sandoval to our team. 

Carlos has over twenty years experience in treating musculo-skeletal conditions originally working as an oesteopath in his native El Salvador. He then worked in various clinics in the USA. Coming to Australia in 2019 to be with his adult children, he received his Diploma of Remedial Massage becoming qualified to continue providing musculo-skeletal treatments here.

Carlos treats elite athletes as well as assisting with many pain conditions including lower back pain, neck pain, headaches, fibromyalgia and migraines. He has a special interest in myo-fascial pain syndrome. 

Carlos is skilled in the following techniques:

  • Remedial Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Fascial Kinetics & Myofascial Release
  • Functional fascial taping
  • Structural Balance
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Acupressure
  • Trigger Point
  • Lymphatic Drainage
  • Reflexology
  • Shiatsu Massage

When Carlos is not treating he enjoys spending time with his family, kayaking and sailing.


Renee Franklin

Renee Franklin

MYOTHERAPIST, SENIOR REMEDIAL THERAPIST

Bachelor Health Science (Myotherapy)

Accredited Member Myotherapy Association Australia

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Renee is a very welcome and most recent member of our dedicated Remedial Therapies team. Renee has a Bachelors Degree in Health Science Myotherapy providing her with advanced remedial massage skills in assisting Musculo-skeletal problems and recovery. Renee is continuing her studies in a Masters of Applied Science Acupuncture through RMIT. Renee is also providing sports massage for the Bronco’s NRL and WNRL teams as well as visiting teams.

On your first meeting with Renee you will be infected with her energy and enthusiasm in providing skilled hands on treatment to resolve peoples physical health problems. She will work with her clients in finding the most comfortable and effective massage style while incorporating a variety of techniques to achieve results. Renee is skilled in the below modalities and techniques:

  • Remedial Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Myofascial Release
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Cupping
  • Joint Mobilisation
  • Neural Techniques
  • Trigger Point
  • Assisted Stretching
  • Prescribing of recuperative exercises

Renee has always had a wonderful rapport with people as evidenced by her previous rolls before starting her medical journey. Renee worked as a driving instructor for many years as well as a first responder with St John’s Ambulance in WA. Renee now loves building a rapport with her clients to get them involved in managing their health and improving their quality of life.


Uli Graf

SENIOR REMEDIAL THERAPIST

Cert IV Mass Member QAAMT Massage Therapist – Bowen Therapist
Remedial Massage, Bowen Therapy, Ortho-Bionomy, Lymphatic Drainage, Children’s Massage, Pregnancy

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Uli has been practicing Remedial Massage, Swedish Massage and Lymphatic Drainage since 1992. Uli has also completed studies in Bowen Therapy and Ortho-Bionomy.

Uli is skilled in providing effective treatment releasing tight and painful muscles using gentler massage techniques. Uli is ideally suited to those who are extremely sensitive to deeper techniques or just enjoy a lighter massage. These include people with chronic pain conditions such as arthritis and neck problems and the elderly. Uli’s techniques are also well suited for children, especially when they experience growing pains or muscle aches and tension from sporting activities. Uli also provides excellent relaxation massage.


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