How does acupuncture work?
Acupuncture treatment involves the insertion of fine, sterile, single use, disposable needles into specific sites, i.e. acupuncture points.
What are the benefits of acupuncture?
It focuses on drug-free pain relief.
It can be effective in the treatment of acute and chronic ailments (see the Acupuncture Evidence Project).
It addresses the underlying issues as well as the presenting symptoms.
It assists in the prevention against disease and the maintenance of general well-being.
allergic rhinitis (perennial & seasonal)
chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (with anti-emetics)
chronic low back pain
postoperative nausea & vomiting
headache (tension-type and chronic)
acute low back pain
asthma in adults
post-traumatic stress disorder
hypertension (with medication)
irritable bowel syndrome
menopausal hot flushes