Acupuncture Clinic: Who & what conditions can be treated?

People of all ages can benefit from acupuncture treatment. Acupuncturists use a range of acupuncture needles and techniques such as Moxibustion, the burning of a herb know as Moxa and electro-stimulation or electro-acupuncture depending on the individual's condition and age.
The World Health Organization published a review of controlled trials using acupuncture and concluded it was effective for the treatment of various conditions.

Acupuncture has a role to play in the treatment of the following conditions:

  • Neck and Back pain
  • Sciatica and Leg pain
  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Rheumatic and Arthritic pain
  • Allergies such as hay fever and rhinitis
  • Skin problems such as acne, eczema and psoriasis
  • Musculoskeletal conditions such as frozen shoulder and tennis elbow
  • Functional bowel or bladder problems such as IBS, incontinence and cystitis
  • Premenstrual syndrome and menopausal symptoms (e.g. period pains and hot flushes)

Also:

  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Vertigo (Dizziness)
  • Help with quitting smoking and losing weight
  • Pregnancy related conditions such as infertility
(British Acupuncture Council, Research Fact Sheets 2015)