Dr. John Shaw (TCM)

Dr John Shaw (TCM) is an AHPRA-Registered Acupuncturist  who completed a Bachelor

of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture and Chinese herbs) at the University of Technology, Sydney in 2004. He is a member of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association. John is also a qualified chef and passionate about good nutrition and its impact on improving and maintaining optimal health.

John developed a passion for acupuncture after it provided great relief from lower back pain. His special interest areas include: musculo-skeletal injuries, maximizing your energy and minimizing stress.

John utilizes a variety of treatments that are tailored to patients’ unique circumstances. These treatments may include: acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, cupping, moxibustion (heat therapy) and Tui Na (Chinese remedial massage).

John believes in preventative health, wellness and patient empowerment through exercise, diet and leading a healthy lifestyle. In addition to a strong commitment to health and wellness, John practices Iyengar Yoga and meditation. He also enjoys travelling, swimming, bike riding and world music.

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Regular hours for John are:  Tuesday 7am – 7pm, Thursday 7am – 7pm  and Saturday 9am – 3pm.

John has a second job that takes him away from Canberra for a couple of weeks at a time. Here is his availability in Canberra for the rest of the year:


Tuesday  24th September – Tuesday  22nd October


Tuesday 7th January – Thursday 30th January

Saturday  29th February – Tuesday 24th March

Saturday 17th April – Tuesday 19th May

Saturday 13th June – Tuesday 7th July

Saturday 1st August – Tuesday 1st September

Saturday 26th Sept – Tuesday 20th October

Saturday 14th November – Tuesday 15th December