Proven Acupuncture Treatment
We occasionally hear patients and friends concerns on whether Acupuncture treatments work and if it has been proven with research.
According to one of the worlds leading public health authorities, the World Health Organization (WHO), it does. This is a list they have compiled at the current time of writing this entry:
Diseases, symptoms or conditions for which acupuncture has been proved through controlled trials to be an effective treatment:
Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy
Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
Dysentery, acute bacillary
Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)
Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
Induction of labour
Low back pain
Malposition of foetus, correction of
Nausea and vomiting
Pain in dentistry (including dental pain and temporomandibular
Periarthritis of shoulder
Do you suffer from a disease, symptom or condition not listed?
Don’t despair! Research is constantly being conducted of the effectiveness to treat a wide range of common ailments.
In fact there is a longer list of treatments showing Acupuncture has at least a therapeutic effect. Aliments will be added once more studies and evidence is carried out.
No matter what your condition we tailor each treatment specifically to suit you and aim to have you pain free and living life to the fullest.