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)

Biliary colic

Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)

Dysentery, acute bacillary

Dysmenorrhoea, primary

Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)

Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)


Hypertension, essential

Hypotension, primary

Induction of labour

Knee pain


Low back pain

Malposition of foetus, correction of

Morning sickness

Nausea and vomiting

Neck pain

Pain in dentistry (including dental pain and temporomandibular


Periarthritis of shoulder

Postoperative pain

Renal colic

Rheumatoid arthritis

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.

Book an appointment now or contact us via our contact page if you have any questions you would like answered.