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How Does Acupuncture for Rheumatoid Arthritis Work?

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Research has already demonstrated  that acupuncture can help treat the symptoms associated rheumatoid arthritis but many patients inquire at The Acupuncture Clinic, just as to how it works. Many patients believe acupuncture is only a temporary measure to help alleviate the pain of rheumatoid ... Continue Reading >>

Traditional Japanese Acupuncture with Alan Jansson Christchurch 24-25 January 2015

Alan Jansson

Alan Jansson has been studying Traditional Japanese Acupuncture (TJM) with the guidance of the master Japanese acupuncture physician, Masakazu Ikeda Sensei in Japan and Australia for the last 18 years. In his private practices in Queensland,  Alan  uses only Traditional Japanese Acupuncture ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Food Allergies

Allergen foods

The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture endorses acupuncture for food allergies because it can help restore normal immune function. The main foods that people are allergic to are cow’s milk, soy, eggs, wheat, fish, shell fish and tree nuts like walnuts. Peanuts probably cause the most severe ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Coeliac disease

Acupuncture can help Celiac Disease

Many people think that because coeliac disease is a “genetic” disease, acupuncture can’t help because acupuncture only treats the nerves and pain. Acupuncture can do a lot more than just affect nerves.  Firstly, while it is true, people suffering from symptoms of coeliac disease may have been tested ... Continue Reading >>

How Does Acupuncture for Migraine Work?


Many people coming to The Acupuncture Clinic ask how acupuncture could help migraine because the needles only stimulate nerves and migraines are not caused by a nerve problem. When scientific researchers have tried to explain the mechanism of acupuncture in the past, they have mistakenly said ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Depression – Research Confirms it Works


The latest research from the United Kingdom has found that acupuncture can help depression and a three month follow up also confirmed that patients were still reeking the benefits. The study involved over 700 people who received just one acupuncture treatment per week for 12 weeks. The people ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help prevent heart attack

Coronary artery disease is caused by atherosclerosis of the arteries going to the heart. When the artery walls become thick they restrict the blood supply to the heart and can cause heart and chest pain, irregular heart flutters and heart attack. Smoking, being overweight, high blood pressure, ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Kidney Stones and Renal Colic

Renal colic

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends and endorses acupuncture for the treatment of renal colic and kidney stones.  The incidence of kidney stones is about 80 % higher in men than women and the pain experienced with renal colic is regarded as being even worse than child birth and gunshot ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Irritability

Acupuncture can help with irritability

Acupuncture for depression has been researched in a number of studies in the western world and have demonstrated that acupuncture  may be useful in treating depression. From a statistical analysis perspective, researchers are able to use various parameters and scales to “measure” the change in ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Shin splints is also referred to as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) and is one of the ten most common sports injuries. People with flat feet are in particular more prone to shin splints and women have an increased associated risk of stress fractures. It can affect young or old and is most ... Continue Reading >>