Paul McLeod’s Australian Acupuncture Centre (AAC), Geelong, is dedicated to delivering high quality, caring and effective acupuncture and Chinese medicine health care for a wide variety of conditions.

While there are many different styles of acupuncture practiced throughout the world today, the two main styles practiced at AAC are classical Japanese acupuncture & traditional Chinese acupuncture. Extensive training, industry experience and a focus on professionalism allows Paul to act as lead clinician in the treatment of a wide variety of conditions or to integrate his traditional systems of care into the heath care plans of other professionals.

At AAC, acupuncture consultations follow a particular process, beginning with a complete case history taking and a series of traditional examinations.

Quality case history taking and traditional examination leads to the formation of a working Chinese medicine diagnosis. This, in turn, helps the acupuncturist understand the nature of the presenting complaint. From this point, informed decisions can be made regarding the direction the consultation should take. If other options, such as herbal medicine moxibustionmassage, exercise therapy, dietary advice or the services of another health care professional are indicated, then they can be incorporated into the treatment plan as needed.

Clients are invited to contact Paul with any questions they might have about whether acupuncture is suitable for their particular situation.

call us on 03 5298 1213

Features of an acupuncture consultation at the Australian Acupuncture Centre

  • Professional consultations based on a balanced and dynamic understanding of the role Eastern and Western medicine play in modern health care.
  • Integration of AAC services with the services of other health care professionals
  • Individualised treatment and care plans guided by the theories of classical Japanese and traditional Chinese acupuncture
  • Fluid clinical integration of traditional and modern acupuncture techniques
  • Safe, clean needling techniques – only sterile, single-use needles are used; all non-insertion equipment thoroughly disinfected according to national regulations
  • Gentle needling techniques- sensations usually range from nothing to slight tingling, although some people report a sense of fuzziness or something akin to trickle running across the skin.
  • A peaceful and relaxing treatment environment conveniently located at the King Broccoli small shopping complex, corner of Shannon Ave & Roxby St, Manifold Heights, opposite Coles in Shannon Avenue.
  • Plenty of on-site parking
  • Health fund rebates apply.

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We have a range of client resources to help you make the most of your treatment from after treatment care to detailed overviews of our treatment options

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The AAC team is dedicated to delivering high quality, caring and effective acupuncture for a wide variety of conditions.


Moxibustion is a specialised branch of Traditional East Asian medicine involving the strategic application of heat to the body via moxa in various forms.

Herbal Medicine

Easy to take, these are prescription only medications and require a Chinese herbal medicine consultation. Contact us.


Enjoy a truly unique approach to massage therapy, including some options that are only available at Paul McLeod’s Australian Acupuncture Centre.

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Call us on 03 5298 1213

Shop 3 / 153 Shannon Ave, Manifold Heights, VIC 3218


Shop 3 / 153 Shannon Ave, Manifold Heights, VIC 3218

Open 6 days a week with hours to suit you

 03 5298 1213