Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Practitioners

Remedial Massage Therapists

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, Acupuncture Point Injection Therapy, Structural Balancing and Nutritional Medicine in his practice.

Stephen has studied in Australia, China and France, with his practice extending to general health support  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 established the Kenmore Acupuncture Clinic (now Kenmore Centre for Health) with Linda Janz in 1987.

Articles and publications by Stephen:

Stephens Conference Presentations  – Click link

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 infra-red laser, 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 provides support for general health as well as musculoskeletal conditions. Olivia has a particular interest in women’s health and postpartum care with a first hand understanding being a mother herself. Olivia attended the 2018 and 2020 International Integrative Chinese Medicine Conference on fertility support, and draws on this knowledge to provide diet and lifestyle advice and assistance with stress management which have all been found to affect natural fertility. Olivia also uses acupuncture to support IVF care.

Olivia’s Conference Presentations:

  • Acupunctures role in supporting the symptoms of  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


 Remedial Massage Therapists

Linda Charlson

Linda Charlson Masssage


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

Accredited Member ATMS

Linda is relocating from Kenmore Village from 22 June 2023 Click here for new location

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


Diploma Remedial Massage Therapy

Member: Massage & Myotherapy Australia – MMA

Carlos is relocating from Kenmore Village from 22 June 2023 Click here for new location


Carlos has extensive international experience treating musculo-skeletal conditions and providing a variety of remedial therapies. Originally studying and working in his native El Salvador, he then continued his studies and worked in various clinics in the USA and Europe. Coming to Australia in 2019 to be with his adult children, he received his Australian Diploma of Remedial Massage qualifying him to continue providing musculo-skeletal treatments and access to private health funds in Australia.

Carlos is experienced in treating elite athletes as well as assisting with many sensitive 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.


Uli Graf


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

Uli is relocating from Kenmore Village from 22 June 2023 Click here for new location

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.