Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Paddington


Welcome to tonika health

tonika health is a natural therapies clinic in Surry Hills that was established in 2003. We provide various treatments, including acupuncture, massage and herbal medicine.
Our approach to healthcare is simple – we provide the type of realistic, effective and caring service that we’d want if we were in your shoes. After all, when you’re healthy, we’re happy and the most important thing to us is your wellbeing. With an awesome team of highly experienced, knowledgeable and caring practitioners we’re highly valued in our community, with various other healthcare professionals and clients referring to us on a regular basis.



Meet our Acupuncturists / Chinese Medicine Herbalists:

Peter Scarselletti

Peter has over 19 years of experience as a Chinese medicine practitioner and acupuncturist. Peter is unlike many other therapists as he blends a unique combination of traditional Chinese pulse diagnosis, Japanese palpation style diagnostics and French Auricular (Ear) diagnostics. Peter has a special interest in the following

  • Chronic / difficult to treat health issues and conditions
  • Fertility and infertility
  • Preconception care and pregnancy
  • Male and female reproductive health
  • Other hormonal issues

Other than these areas, Peter also treats a wide range of health concerns – including stress, sleep issues, digestive concerns and musculoskeletal complaints.
After gathering relevant information about you and your unique health history, Peter provides treatment using acupuncture and herbs. He often also provides take home recommendations to assist you in your healing.
You can get in touch with Peter on peter@tonikahealth.com.au or through calling our clinic on 02 9211 3329.

Veronika Peovska

Veronika is one of our acupuncturist and Chinese medicine practitioners.Veronika has also completed additional studies in Naturopathic medicine. This allows her to have a comprehensive understanding of nutrition, anatomy and physiology, herbal medicine, supplementation, pathology and diagnostic testing. She brings these aspects into her Chinese medicine practice to achieve a balance between Eastern and Western, classical and modern perspectives

Veronika has a special interest in:

  • Pain management
  • Digestive issues
  • Male and female fertility
  • Women’s health
  • Cosmetic acupuncture
  • Sleep disorders

Veronika also treats a range of other conditions, such as stress and mood disorders, musculoskeletal conditions, and general health maintenance. In a consultation with Veronika, you’ll discuss your health concerns and medical history. She will  provide treatments using acupuncture, and may also give you herbs and take home advice to assist in your healing.
To contact Veronika, you can email her on veronika@tonikahealth.com.au or phone our clinic on 02 9211 3329.

How to get to tonika health:

You can find us at 391 Riley St Surry Hills.

We’re super easy to get to from Paddington. In fact, we’re only about a 5 to 10 minute driving depending on where you’re coming from in Paddington. If you’re driving – parking is mostly limited to one or two hours and parking spots are available in the streets close to tonika health, but please allow yourself time to find a spot!


We’re also close to various public transport options:


Getting to us by train: Hop off at Central Station. Use the Northern Concourse, exit 4, to the corner of Chalmers St and Elizabeth St. Walk about 500 metres up Foveaux St, and turn right onto Riley St. This is only about a 10 minute walk to us.

Getting to us by bus: You can take various bus routes and get off at Crown St, Albion St or Elizabeth St. Then it’s just a short walk to us.

Getting to us by light rail: You can also use the new light rail service to get to tonika health.


To plan your trip via public transport, simply use Google Maps or 131500.


Of course, you can also walk to us from Paddington, which will take you about 20 minutes depending on where in Paddington you’re located.


MAP LINK: https://www.google.com/maps?ll=-33.885263,151.212521&z=17&t=m&hl=en-AU&gl=AU&mapclient=embed&cid=10562069651547257162

How to make an appointment at tonika health.

We recommend using our fabulous and convenient online booking system, where you can find a date and time that suits you best.

You can also email us on info@tonikahealth.com.au or call us on 02 9211 3329. We look forward to seeing you at tonika health soon!