What can acupuncture treat?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) lists the following medical symptoms and conditions that have been shown to be treated effectively by acupuncture, in controlled trials.

Pregnancy

Backache & Sciatica

Breech Position

Cystitis

Heartburn

Induction

Morning Sickness

Natural Birth Preparation

Oedema

Symphysis Pubis Pain

Postnatal Care

Fatigue

Postpartum Vaginal Discharge

Postpartum Depression

Insufficient or Excessive Lactation

Mastitis

Post-operative Scar Healing

Menstrual Problems

Absent periods (Amenorrhagia)

Heavy Periods (Menorrhagia)

Irregular Periods

Endometriosis

Fibroids

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Digestive Disorders

Bloating

Colitis

Constipation

Diarrhoea

Food Allergies

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Stomach Ulcers

Musculo-skeletal Disorders

Arthritis

Back Pain

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Frozen Shoulder

Muscle Aches and Tears

Sciatica and Tennis Elbow

Respiratory Disorders

Allergic Rhinitis

Asthma

Bronchitis

Colds, Flu

Hay Fever

Sinusitis

Immune Disorders

Allergies

Chronic Fatigue

Lupus

Multiples Sclerosis

Stress Management

Anxiety

Depression

Insomnia

High Blood Pressure

Panic Attacks

Stress

Tinnitus

Neurological Disorders

Bell’s Palsy

Headache

Migraine

Neuralgia

Palliative Care

Parkinson’s Disease

Polio

Shingles

Stroke

Other Conditions

Addictions

Side Effects of Chemo-and Radiotherapy

Smoking

Weight Control