Acupuncture Melbourne

Live fully and in vibrant good health

Health and wellbeing are about more than avoiding or recovering from disease and infections. Good health is about feeling energised, balanced and free to pursue the passions and activities that matter to you. Often, chronic pain, stress, anxiety and depression get in the way of letting us live our dreams and reach our highest potential. This is where acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine can help.

Our holistic, evidence-based approach allows for healing and recovery at a deeper level. Our acupuncture treatments can help reduce and resolve the pain and discomfort associated with:

  • stress and anxiety
  • depression
  • sleep disorders, including insomnia
  • chronic and acute pain management
  • back pain
  • sports injuries and accidents
  • headaches and migraines
  • arthritis
  • sciatica

Let us help you feel better and live well

Find out why Lachlan is Melbourne's favourite Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner

Lachlan McDonald is a unique Melbourne acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner. With a background in psychology, Lachlan’s clinical focus is on mental health and pain management. In particular, Lachlan focusses on the treatment and management of the symptoms of anxiety and stress, depression, sleep issues and insomnia,  and pain (including general pain management, headaches and migraines, back pain and sciatica).

Lachlan is a caring, gentle and empathetic professional, with a holistic and evidence-based approach to reducing stress and maximising wellness through the ancient practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Lachlan is a highly qualifed Chinese Medicine practitioner with Bachelor Degrees in both Health Science (Chinese Medicine) and Social Science (Psychology). He is registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS)

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Our acupuncture and Chinese Medicine services

Our Melbourne acupuncture and traditional therapies and treatments include:
  • acupuncture
  • Chinese herbal medicine
  • cupping
  • heat therapy
We have a holistic approach to treatment. During your initial consultation we will take into account all aspects of your health, body and lifestyle before coming to a suitable treatment plan. We may discuss your diet, sleep patterns or exercise routines, all with the aim of getting you back to where you want to be as quickly as possible.

Melbourne acupuncture facilities

Acupuncture Essendon Clinic - Lachlan McDonald

Lachlan McDonald Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is located at the Essendon Natural Health clinic at 187 Buckley Street, Essendon.

Come visit us at this beautiful heritage listed Pioneer Store building. Centrally located, our Essendon practice is also ideally located to clients from Moonee Ponds, Essendon North, Ascot Vale, Glenroy, Oak Park, Pascoe Vale, Flemington, Brunswick, Brunswick West, Keilor East, Avondale Heights, Airport West, Tullamarine, and other surrounding suburbs.

Essendon Natural Health Clinic is a warm, welcoming and inviting space which also houses a range of other complementary natural medicine practitioners. 

Where to find us

Lachlan McDonald Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is located at:

187 Buckley Street
Essendon 3040
03 9337 8572 

Opening hours

Monday:  4pm – 8pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9am – 8pm
Friday:  9am – 2pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine allow for healing at a deeper level, rather than just treating symptoms.