Runners can be prone to piriformis syndrome nd acupuncture may help

Acupuncture and Chinese herbs for Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome can often have symptoms similar to sciatica and both have as key notes symptoms inflammation. In Piriformis syndrome the piriformis muscle  presses on the sciatic nerve and is ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture cures goiter

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs for Hashimoto’s Disease

Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune disease in which the thyroid becomes chronically inflamed and leads to primary hypothyroidism. Blood tests are used to determine the level of Thyroid ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture has been used for thousands f years for drooping eyelids and weak muscles

Acupuncture for Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia Gravis is another autoimmune disease that acupuncture may treat. The incidence of the disease is quite small effecting about one in seven thousand people. From a western medical ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture and Chinese herbs can be used for Crohn's disease

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs for Crohn’s Disease

Crohn's disease is regarded as an autoimmune disease of no known cause. Some researchers suspect that some micro-organism may involved but this has been undetected so far.Ulcerative colitis may ... Continue Reading >>

Li Shi Zhen first described the adrenals and their functions in the 1500's.

Acupuncture for Cushing’s Syndrome

Cushing's Syndrome is due to excess secretion of Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) by the pituitary or over prescribed ACTH such as in Addison's disease. There may be a number of symptoms ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture can help for Addison's Disease

Acupuncture for Addison’s Disease

If the adrenal cortex is damaged and doesn't produce its hormones in adequate quantities,  it can result in  primary adrenal insufficiency known as Addison's Disease. Addison's disease can ... Continue Reading >>

Cory Waterreus Wing Chun Instructor can be contacted on 021 120 5344

History of Wing Chun by Corey Waterreus

Tracing the history of Wing Chun is no easy task, as much of the early history was passed on orally ‘from teacher to student rather than actual documentation. There are various stories told ... Continue Reading >>

John Kennedy practises in Masterton, New Zealand

Acupuncture, Jing and Stem Cells by John Kennedy

Many patients ask me if acupuncture can help improve he constitution or be used to treat chronic type problems that may have a genetic predisposition.We ask John Kennedy, a practising ... Continue Reading >>