Knox Rehabilitation Clinic
Health Care, Natural Health, Back Pain
What Can Acupuncture Treat?
The following list is based on recommendations from the World Health Organisation:
Musculoskeletal - lower back pain, joint sprains, muscle strain, sciatica, and arthritis, sporting injuries, sports performance or enhancement.
Respiratory conditions - sinus problems, hay fever, common cold or flu, asthma, bronchitis.
Gastrointestinal disorders - constipation, diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, hemorrhoids, heartburn and reflux.
Cardiovascular - angina, palpitations, high or low blood pressure.
Womens' Health - irregular or painful periods, some fertility disorders, premenstrual difficulties, menopausal symptoms.
Pregnancy - morning sickness, breech baby, heartburn, elevated blood pressure, oedema, lower back pain, preparation for labour.
Mens' Health - some fertility disorders, prostate problems, erectile dysfunction.
Neurological - headaches including migraine, trigeminal neuralgia, shingles, meniere's disease, tinnitus, Bell's palsy, post-stroke syndrome, insomnia, excessive dreaming.
Metabolic disorders - chronic fatigue syndrome, adrenal insufficiency, hormonal irregularities.
Urological disorders - urinary tract infections, nocturia, bed wetting.
Psychological disorders - post-traumatic stress, anxiety, depression, smoking/drug addiction.
Skin disorders - acne, psoriasis, eczema, scarring.
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