By: Knox Rehabilitation Clinic  28-Aug-2014
Keywords: 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.

Keywords: Acupuncture Dunedin, Alternative Medicine, Back Pain, Chinese Medicine, Health Care, Medical Centres, Natural Health, Traditional Chinese Medicine

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