Lupus is Latin for wolf

Acupuncture for lupus

Lupus is the common shortened term for Systemic Lupus Erythmatosus (SLE) and is an auto-immune disorder from an unknown cause. It predominately affects younger women. Lupus has flare ups along ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture helps fatigue during pregnancy

Acupuncture for Fatigue during Pregnancy

Tiredness during pregnancy usually occurs in the first trimester and again in the last trimester. Even though to experience tiredness  during pregnancy is common, it should not be regarded as ... Continue Reading >>

Post complication of Bell's palsy

Acupuncture for Bell’s Palsy

Chinese research has demonstrated the effectiveness of acupuncture for Bell’s palsy. In America it is estimated that Bell’s palsy affects 40,000 people per year. It is caused by a dysfunction of ... Continue Reading >>

Vertigo

Acupuncture for Vertigo

There can be many causes of vertigo including cervical spondylosis. Vertigo and dizziness can affect up to 30 % of the population and the incidence increases with age and more women than men ... Continue Reading >>

A sneeze can trigger stress incontinence

Acupuncture for Stress Incontinence

Stress incontinence affects mainly women and can occur after childbirth and menopause. It is thought that the lowered estrogen levels causes lower muscular pressure around the urethra causing ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture can help oedema during pregnancy

Acupuncture for Oedema during Pregnancy

In traditional Chinese medical diagnostic terms, oedema during pregnancy will have a different cause depending where the swelling is located. In addition, other symptoms accompanying the oedema ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Tennis Elbow

ACC and Acupuncture for Tennis Elbow

Acupuncture for tennis elbow is covered by the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) of New Zealand. Most of the acupuncture treatment costs will be covered for  up to 22 sessions  from ... Continue Reading >>

Osteoarthritis

How Does Acupuncture for Osteoarthritis Work?

Many patients inquire how can acupuncture for osteoarthritis help because this is bone problem and acupuncture is  just for the nerves. Osteoarthritis from a western medical view is when the ... Continue Reading >>