David is a true local having been born and raised in Darwin. Possessing a strong interest in complementary medicine, David completed a double qualification at the Endeavour College of Natural Health (formerly the Australian College of Natural Health) with a Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture) degree and a Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine Remedial Massage (An Mo Tui Na) and has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), including acupuncture, ever since.
In 2013, David established his own Darwin practice, Four Treasures Traditional Chinese Medicine and is in demand in the Darwin and regional area for his work in fertility treatments, IVF support and women’s health. He is also highly experienced in the treatment of musculoskeletal ailments, paediatrics, sporting traumas and general health maintenance. David utilises all the varied tools of TCM to insure the best treatment possible including Acupuncture, Tui Na, Cupping, Electro-acupuncture, Gua Sha (skin scraping), Acupuncture Point Injection Therapy (APIT), Chinese herbal formulas, Cosmetic Acupuncture, and many more.
David is a passionate advocate of the benefits of complementary medicine, especially TCM, and is constantly working to upgrade his skills and stay abreast of the latest research to obtain the best treatment results for his patients with compassion and humility. He would love to see complementary medicine’s role in primary health care expand.
David is a fully accredited member of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA) and a registered practitioner with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA).