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Jonathon Wilton
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner
  • NZ School of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine, Auckland
      Diploma in Chinese Herbal Medicine 2017, Bachelor of Health Science Acupuncture          2016, Diploma in Tuina 2016

  • Member of Acupuncture NZ, ACC Treatment Provider, Current First Aid Certificate

  • Purna Yoga Level 2 teacher, Byron Yoga Centre, Australia 2011

  • Zhineng Qigong Level 1 Teacher, Yuan Tze Life Sciences 2008

  • Reiki 1 & 2, NZ School of Natural Energy Arts, Wanaka 2003

  • Bachelor of Physical Education, University of Otago 1996

Jonathon is excited to begin working at the Acupuncture Room.  Jonathon’s approach is patient centred, and individualised using Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Tuina massage, joint mobilisation, Qigong movement exercises, stretch, breath, meditation, dietary and lifestyle suggestions to help bring your mind and body into balance, improve health, optimize function and get you back to doing what you love to do.

He enjoys sharing ideas from Chinese Medicine philosophy that help us live in a more harmonious way with each other and nature. He likes to bring a calm clear present moment focus and mindfulness, with a warm compassionate ability to listen and see what is going on.

Prior to being in Wanaka, he has spent the last 9 years training and working in Auckland, in a long established and integrated Physio, Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine clinic, The Body Workshop in West Auckland where he treated a wide range musculoskeletal and internal medicine conditions, seeing a large cross section of people, from children, teenagers, adults, elderly, athletes, trade’s, dancers, and working closely with physiotherapists, sonographer and other Health Care specialists.

For Acute and Chronic Pain he’s studied Sports Medicine Acupuncture with Matt Callison, and uses an integrated approach using Palpation, Acupuncture, Cupping, Gua sha, Tuina massage with observation -postural analysis, corrective exercises, mobilisation, and fascial release techniques.

 

He is able to compliment and work alongside Physiotherapists, Osteopath, Chiropractor or Sports Medicine Doctors.

For Internal Medical complaints he identifies patterns of symptoms, feels your pulse and looks at the tongue, uses Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Supplements, and Moxibustion. He incorporates any biomedical diagnosis, investigations or imaging into his diagnosis and understanding of what’s happening and is able to work alongside General Practioners, Neurologists or other healthcare practitioners. 

 

Not limited to, his main areas of experience and interest include;

Mental Health - stress, insomnia, anxiety, depression, post-concussion syndrome, cognitive impairment / decline, headache, migraines;

Digestive - abdominal & epigastric pain, acid reflux, nausea, constipation, diarrhoea, chronic inflammation, tiredness, fatigue, immunity- coughs colds;

Gynaecological - menstrual, fertility, pregnancy, induction, menopause.

Ongoing learning, professional development, and desire to give a high quality treatment experience and best patient outcomes has led him to Neuropuncture, a new system developed by Michael Corradino that integrates neuroscience with acupuncture.