Acupuncture - Gareth Powdrell
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Acupuncture Nelson

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Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

 Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a comprehensive health care system over 2500 years old that developed in China and spread to Korea, Japan and the rest of the world and has recently become a popular choice in western countries for people looking to address their health problems without the use of medications. TCM takes the whole person in to consideration and aims to treat the causes, as well as symptoms of disease.







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

Guiding the body towards natural healing and restoring balance and health