Nea Ovens

Hello, I am Nea Ovens, the Director of Nurture Studio. I am a qualified acupuncturist and have been in full time practice since 2002.

I have experience treating a wide range of health issues, however, my main areas of practice have been the following:-

  • Women’s health – menstrual problems
  • Issues relating to fertility and conception
  • musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction
  • chronic pain
  • headache and migraine

In a consultation I use acupuncture points chosen specifically according to your Chinese Medicine pathology. I formulate my treatments with reference to up to date evidence based research. I suggest attainable diet and lifestyle changes. If required I will also include Chinese herbs, massage, cupping, dry needling or moxibustion into your treatment.

During a consultation we will discuss the time frame expected to treat your condition. Additionally, I will suggest solutions to help manage your condition outside the treatment room in a realistic achievable way.

I graduated in 2001 with a four year Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture) at the Australian College of Natural Medicine, Brisbane.  I am an accredited member of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA). I am also a registered practitioner under the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA).

In line with AHPRA guidelines I regularly attend seminars to further refine my skills and to keep up to date with evidence based research.

I have a ¬†particular interest in chronic pain, movement, and sleep issues associated with joint hypermobility spectrum disorders. Last year I was excited to attend the Ehler’s Danlos Society ECHO program (5B) for health professionals.


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