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Owen Formosa


Owen Formosa is an Acupuncturist with 9 years clin­ic­al ex­per­i­ence, us­ing shi­at­su and re­medi­al ther­apies, which lead to his pas­sion for the ori­ent­al med­ic­al philo­sophies and prac­tice of Traditional Acupuncture.
Owen spent his child­hood through to his adult life play­ing com­pet­it­ive sport and con­tin­ues en­joy his pas­sion play­ing soc­cer com­pet­it­ively. He has a strong found­a­tion­al un­der­stand­ing of mus­cu­lar skeletal ther­apy from an in­tern­al, men­tal and phys­ic­al per­spect­ive.
He is also pas­sion­ate about in­tern­al medi­cine and treat­ing chron­ic fa­tigue, fibromy­al­gia, woman’s patho­lo­gies and di­gest­ive is­sues, with the un­der­ly­ing the­ory that “you can­not sep­ar­ate the part from the whole”.

Currently treat­ing Athletes in­volved in:
Gold Coast premi­er League foot­ball clubs, NRL, Youth Iron Women, Surf Club train­ers and many more.

Owen gradu­ated with a Bachelor of Health Science and Chinese medicine/Acupuncture, through Endeavour College of Natural Medicine, oth­er aca­dem­ic achieve­ments in­clude Cert IV Massage, Diploma of Remedial ther­apies and Shiatsu Meridian ther­apy, where he achieved the Principals Award for con­sist­ent clin­ic­al out­comes

Owen is very proud to be a father and ad­ores his son. He also en­joys fant­ast­ic sup­port from Madelene his part­ner and mother of their son, who is a prac­tising yo­gini.
Owen has been in­volved in over 20 post-graduate Japanese medi­cine work­shops and has also trav­elled to Japan to ob­serve and learn from a Master and Mentor of Japanese medi­cine Ikeda Masakazu. For the last 4 years Owen has stud­ied un­der and been work­ing as a clin­ic­al Assistant with vet­er­an prac­ti­tion­er Alan Jansson.

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