Stefan Hafner Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine
Toyohari Japanese Acupuncture - gentle and effective. Health fund registered.

Dr. Stefan Hafner (TCM)

Toyohari Acupuncture
Chinese Herbal Medicine
Leech Therapy


Areas of Practice


Acupuncture is a system of medicine that originated in China more than 2000 years ago. It is one of the oldest continuously used healing methods which today is practiced throughout the world.

Herbal Medicine

Chinese Herbal Medicine uses a wide range of herbs to effectively treat many health conditions. Dr Stefan often uses herbs as supplement to acupuncture treatment to achieve results quicker and support the body in severe and chronic conditions.

Leech Therapy

The medicinal effects of leeches have been used for millennia throughout the world. Today the effects of leech therapy are supported by scientific research that has identified 14 medically active substances in leech saliva.


Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM):
Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Leech Therapy for the whole family.

For more than 15 years, Stefan Hafner has been treating patients of all ages with Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Japanese Paediatric therapy ( Shonishin).

The clinic is kids friendly and provides free on- street parking in the heart of Woy Woy and Glebe.

Stefan provides wholistic treatments that focus on eliminating symptoms quickly, strengthen the body while calming the mind. Sensitive patients can request an entirely needle free treatment that uses non- invasive Japanese techniques as well as moxibustion heat therapy, cupping and massage.

Located at The Gnostic Wellness Centre, Woy Woy, near Umina, Gosford, Killcare and Ettalong as well as The Genki Centre, Glebe, Sydney near the CBD and the Inner West. There are many good reasons for seeking traditional Chinese medicine, women's health, men's health and children's health. 

These include:
Back/ neck pain  •  Sciatica  •  Prolapsed spinal discs  •  Fertility  •  Immunity  •  Sports injuries • Insomnia  • Asthma  • Fatigue • Auto-immune disorders  •  Digestive disorders  •  Allergies • Menopause  •  Stress  • Depression  •  Anxiety • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) • Pre menstrual syndrome (PMS)  •  Cronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)  •  IVF Support

Stefan is one of the very few practitioners who uses medicinal leeches in his practice. This treatment is used for arthritic conditions, varicose veins and many other ailments.

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