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Dr Lauren Surridge

Lauren is one of the owners of Balanced Life Health Care. Lauren has a bachelor degree in Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine and has been practicing since 2008. Over the last 12 years Lauren has mentored under Melbourne’s best fertility & gynaecological Acupuncturists. She believes in an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach to illness and wellness. By approaching illness using traditional wisdom of Chinese Medicine combined with the modern clinical researched approaches. Her areas of interest include;

  • Fertility & Gynaecology including conditions such as endometriosis, PCOS, Painful periods, heavy periods, menopause
  • IVF support
  • Miscarriage & Pregnancy support
  • Chronic Pain management

Lauren’s treatments involve;

  • Traditonal Acupuncture
  • Distal or Balance Acupuncture
  • Motor Point Acupuncture
  • Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Integrative supplements

Dr Simon Murray

Simon Murray

Simon Murray is a registered Chinese Medicine practitioner utilising Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Cupping therapy and Gua Sha to address a range of common (and not so common) health conditions. His areas of interest include;

  • Pain (Acute and Chronic)
  • Injuries & Rehabilitation
  • Stress, Anxiety & Depression
  • Male health issues and male factor infertility
  • Menstrual problems such as painful periods or amenorrhea
  • Digestive complaints including IBS, Bloating, Diarrhoea, nausea, reflux, GERD and Constipation
  • Migraines and Headaches


Simon’s treatments include;

  • Distal Acupuncture
  • Tung Acupuncture
  • Cupping
  • Gua Sha
  • Chinese Herbal medicine


Dr Simon is also a qualified TaiChi and Xing Ming Qigong Instructor.

Dr Samantha Law

Dr Sam Law Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine

Samantha (Sam) is a AHPRA registered acupuncturist and Chinese herbal medicine practitioner who is passionate about holistic health and wellbeing. She completed her Bachelor of Applied Science in Chinese Medicine and Health Sciences at Melbourne’s RMIT University, spending her last semester interning in China’s Jiangsu Provincial Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital. Areas of interest include;

  • Skin & Dermatological skin conditions
  • Digestive disorders
  • Chronic Pain Relief and Management
  • Hay Fever, Allergies and Immune support
  • Sleeping Disorders
  • Addiction Cessation including smoking
  • Gynaecological and Women’s health


Sam’s treatments include;

  • Traditional Acupuncture
  • Distal Acupuncture
  • Cupping
  • Chinese Herbal Medicine.

If you are interested in making an appointment with one of our team or would simply like to have a chat to see if Acupuncture & Chinese herbal medicine might hep you ,

please feel free to contact us at the clinic on 03 8719 7373 or sends an email at [email protected] 

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