What can be treated with Acupuncture?

As with all therapeutic interventions, an outcome cannot be guaranteed but, these are conditions which have been treated by Acupuncture for many years and there is a great deal of literature to support these treatments.

Woman's disorders

Premenstrual tension and painful, heavy or irregular menstruation, morning sickness, recurrent miscarriage, endometriosis, postnatal depression, hot flushes, menopausal symptoms, recurrent cystitis, infertility, vulval soreness.

Musculo-skeletal disorders

Osteo and rheumatoid arthritis, lower back pain and sciatica, repetitive strain injury and sports injuries, stiff and painful necks, shoulders, arms, hips, knees and feet, muscle pain.

Lung and allergic diseases

Asthma, hay fever, bronchitis, sinusitis, allergies, cough, colds and flu.Sometimes we have fun!

Skin diseases

Eczema, psoriasis, acne, shingles, hives/itching and dermatitis.

Gastro-intestinal disease

Constipation, diarrhoea, excess wind, stomach pain and ulcers, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, haemorrhoids, anorexia.

Cardiovascular disease

Hypertension, palpations, oedema, shortness of breath, angina and chest pain.

internal diseases

Headaches, migraines, dizziness, sleeplessness, epepilsy, smoking and drug addiction, multiple sclerosis, anxiety and panic attacks, depression, fatigue and post viral fatigue syndrome (M.E.) , diabetic symptoms, and thyroid disorders.

These are a few of the problems that can be treated, if you are not sure, please ask me or research further on the internet for confirmation. 

List of Acupuncture research conducted by the World Health Organisation.

 

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