conditions

acupuncture conditions treated in Nelson NZ
Acupuncture and Chinese medicine have been used for thousands of years in China for primary health care.

Below is a list of some of the conditions that people seek  acupuncture treatment for

Musculo-skeletal
lower back pain, joint sprains, muscle strain, sciatica, arthritis, sporting injuries.

Respiratory conditions
sinus problems, hay fever, common cold or flu, asthma, bronchitis.

Gastrointestinal disorders
constipation, diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, haemorrhoids, 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