What can be treated with Acupuncture?


As with all therapeutic interventions, an outcome cannot be guaranteed but, these are conditions which have been treated with 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, Vestibulitis.

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.What can be treated? 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.

So if you ask what can be treated by Acupuncture?, if you are not sure, please ask me or research further on the internet for confirmation. These days there is a lot of information about what can be treated by Acupuncture? on the internet. Please follow the link below to find out what can be treated with Acupuncture? This is a list that was published by the World Health Organisation. (Unfortunately there are 'health professionals' out there who are sponsored by the pharmaceutical companies to do misleading research on Acupuncture and other Complementary therapies. Just read the Sense about Science website and you will see what I mean!)



List of Acupuncture research conducted by the World Health Organisation.


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