Doctor of Chinese Medicine

​The founder of Freedom Physio & Acupuncture, Michael Johnston is a Physiotherapist, Acupuncturist & Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor with 24 years of clinical experience. Michael utilizes the best of Western & Eastern Medicine to offer unique solutions for difficult to treat conditions.

Michael has seen first hand the growth of chronic pain over the past 20 years which has led to an explosion of prescriptions of opioid medication for pain relief which has proven to be ineffective. Western Medicine is now understanding how dangerous these medicines are and of the need for safe alternatives. Michael  has made it his mission to offer a safe and effective alternative solution for chronic pain sufferers.

Michael has worked in Europe and has traveled extensively to study from the worlds leading practitioners. He is a student of mindfulness meditation and regularly attends retreats and is constantly reading on the mind/body connection. Michael keeps busy away from work raising two children and enjoys running and golf to keep fit.


  • Bachelor Of Physiotherapy- Latrobe University 1992-1995   

  • Masters of Applied Science (Acupuncture) 2004-2006

Recent Professional Development

2020 - Master Tung Acupuncture - Internal Medicine Henry McCann

2019 - Electro - Acupuncture Medicine Advanced Training

2018- Electro-Acupuncture Medicine - Jeremy Steiner Seattle Washington

2017 -Medical Pulse Diagnosis  - Robert Doane

2017 - Master Tung Acupuncture - Brad Whisnart

2016 - Dean Watson Headache - Level 2 

2015 - Dean Watson Headache - Level 1 


143 Durham Rd

Sunshine 3020


Parking available at rear of building via Graham St.

email- info@freedomphysio


Opening Hours:

Mon: 11.00am -8.00pm

Tues: 08.00am -1.00pm

Wed: 11.00am - 8.00pm

Fri:   8.20am -12.30pm 

         2.00pm - 7.00pm 



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