Acupuncture, a practice originating from Traditional Chinese Medicine, takes a holistic approach to understanding normal function and disease processes and focuses
as much on the prevention of illness as on the treatment.
As a natural form of healing, acupuncture has the following benefits:
Provides drug-free pain relief
Acupuncture is known to treat a wide range of disorders including:
NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS: Headaches, migraines, sleeping disturbance, nervous tension, stroke, some forms of deafness, facial and inter-costal neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia, some forms of paralysis, sequelae of poliomyelitis, peripheral neuropathy, ringing in the ears, dizziness, vertigo, and Meniere's disease.
CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS: High or low blood pressure, fluid retention, chest pain, angina pectoris, poor circulation, cold hands and feet, and muscle cramps.
RESPIRATORY CONDITIONS: Bronchial asthma, acute and chronic bronchitis, acute tonsillitis, rhinitis, sinusitis, hay fever, chronic cough, laryngitis, sore throat, influenza and the common cold.
DIGESTIVE CONDITIONS: Spasms of the oesophagus, gastric and duodenal ulcers, gastric hyper/hypoacidity, gastritis, heartburn, hiatus hernia syndrome, flatulence, paralytic ileus, colitis, diarrhea, constipation, hemorrhoids, liver and gall bladder disorders, and weight control.
UROGENITAL DISORDERS: Cystitis, prostatitis, orchitis, low sexual vitality, urinary retention, kidney disorders, nocturnal enuresis, and neurogenic bladder dysfunction.
GYNAECOLOGICAL & OBSTETRIC DISORDERS: Premenstrual tension, painful, heavy or irregular, or the absence of periods, abnormal uterine bleeding or discharge, hormonal disturbances, disorders associated with menopause, prolapse of the uterus or bladder, difficulty with conception, and morning sickness.
SKIN CONDITIONS: Eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, nerve rash, herpes zoster, acne, scar tissue and resultant adhesions, hair loss and dandruff.
MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS: Osteoarthritis, sciatica, lumbago, weak back, low back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, tenosynovitis, shoulder and neck pain,cervicobrachial syndrome, 'frozen shoulder', and 'tennis elbow'.
SPORTING INJURIES: Sprained ankles and knees, cartilage problems, corking and tearing of muscles, torn ligaments and bruises.
PSYCHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS: Depression, phobias, emotional disturbances, anxiety, nervousness and addictions such as smoking.