Opening Hours

Monday – Thurs 8 am – 6 pm
Friday 8 am – 7 pm
Saturday 9 am – 3 pm

Frequently Asked Questions

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02 6583 6690
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Welcome to Empirical Health

Affordable Personalised Healthcare

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Port Macquarie

At Empirical Health we offer Acupuncture Treatments and Chinese Herbal Medicine prescriptions at an affordable rate to the people of Port Macquarie and surrounding areas. We aspire to be accessible to everyone. We assure professional treatments that are tailored to suit each individual’s needs. We aim to work collaboratively with other healthcare providers. We are passionate about an affordable, personalised and community approach to healthcare. We offer Acupuncture from a Traditional Chinese and also Traditional Japanese viewpoint, as well as classical Chinese Herbal Medicine.  We also incorporate various techniques of bodywork to complement the treatment, along side dietary and lifestyle advice – this fosters a larger perspective of health and healing.


Chinese Herbal Medicine

“Affordable Personalised Healthcare”

— Empirical Health

About us

coloured booksNationally registered and classically trained we offer the best of both worlds.  Bringing the history of Chinese Medicine into the modern day

  • Comprehensive treatments that are tailored to the individual 
  • Classically trained physicians
  • Modern application of ancient wisdom
  • Over 2,000 years of clinical history
  • Unique hand-made medicines from some of the most effective formulas known
  • Zero side effects
  • All natural products used
  • Treating the ’cause’ of the issue not the ‘symptoms’
  • Following a lineage of over 1,800 old, passed from teacher to student
  • Nationally registered

Meet Our Practitioners

  • ”Simon”

    Dr Simon J Feeney

    Dr Simon J Feeney

    Chinese Medicine Physician
    0448 938 328

    ATMS Member, Registered AHPRA – Chinese Med, Chinese Herbalist, Herbal Dispenser, Diplomate of Canonical Chinese Medicine ICEAM, Medibank Accredited

  • ”Bio”

    Classical Chinese Medicine has a long history – well over 5000 years of empirical evidence form its foundations. Simon is a dedicated practitioner with over 15 years of training in herbal medicine. He prepares and rolls some of the most elegant classically prepared herbal formulas in the world. He prides himself on his constant pursuit of knowledge and expertise in the medical field, and dedicates himself to assisting his patients – no health issue is too complex. His success in treating autoimmune conditions is widely appreciated. Simon’s pulse diagnosis skills are second only to that of our highly respected teachers, and of some of the longest lineages of Chinese Medicine Doctors still practicing in China today. Simon is determined to improve your health, help you to understand your body and ensure you maintain the best possible state of health.

  • ”Stephanie”

    Dr Stephanie Elsum

    Chinese Medicine Physician
    0448 938 328

    AACMA Member, Registered AHPRA – Chinese Med, Chinese Herbalist, Herbal Dispenser, Diplomate of Canonical Chinese Medicine ICEAM, Medibank Accredited

  • ”Bio”

    Stephanie is particularly proud about the work she does with women, from menarche to menopause, and she has gained extensive experience in this field. “My passion is to help you to understand your cycle and strongly connect with your body – with the aim of equipping you with the knowledge to manage your own health and wellbeing.” The ancient Chinese concept of ‘yang sheng’, which translates to ‘nourishing life’ is at the core of Stephanie’s work. “Its all about preservation of health, rather than simply the treatment of disease – to promote good health both now, and into the future, including future generations.”

  • ”Francine”

    Dr Franicine Nunnari

    Chinese Medicine Physician
    0448 938 328

    ATMS Member, Registered AHPRA – Chinese Med, Chinese Herbalist, Bachelor of Health, Medibank Accredited

  • ”Bio”

    Dr Francine Nunnari – Chinese Medicine Physician

    With over ten years experience, Francine fuses aromatic medicine with acupuncture and provides treatments using a variety of methods, focusing on supporting pregnancy, fertility, labour preparation, emotional well-being and children’s/family health. Francine also successfully treats pain related conditions, general stress, anxiety and tension.

    Francine completed a Bachelor of Applied Science, Traditional Chinese medicine at the University of Western Sydney and is a highly experience practitioner, always focused on ensuring the greatest therapeutic benefit for each patient she sees.

    Francine is registered with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA)/AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) and the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS), so private health care rebates can be provided to all eligible patients.



Conception (pre-post) care, IVF Acupuncture, Induction Acupuncture, Fertility Specialists, Menopause, Obstetrics, all natural support for both Women and Men…

Pain Management

Back pain, Shoulder Pain, Knee and Elbow Pain, all joint pain and mobility, arthritis…


Rheumatoid arthritis, Diabetes (type 1), Grave’s Disease, Inflammatory bowel disease, Multiple sclerosis, Scleroderma, Systemic lupus erythematosus…

Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure, Low Blood Pressure, Renal Hypertension…

Colds / Flus & Allergies

Hay fever, asthma, sinus infections, upper respiratory tract infections…

Skin Conditions

Eczema, Psoriasis, folliculitis, Acne, cold sores, herpes, Rosacea, Hives, Vitiligo, warts, impetigo, shingles


Muscle aches and pains, joint pain, back pain, stiffness…


Stress, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder

Cancer Support

Offering an self empowering approach…

Disability issues

We have access and experience…


All ages welcome, nothing is too big or small…

Electro Medicine

Protocols for many hard to treat conditions…


Contact us

Empirical Health


113 Bridge Street, Port Macquarie NSW 2444