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