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Acupuncture for Lymphedema

In normal circumstances tissue fluids that are located in between the cell spaces are  moved by the lymphatic system to prevent build up. In the event of the lymphatic system not functioning as it should, fluid can build up causing edema. In severe cases it can lead to lymphedema. Causes of ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for the Ice Age

It was back in  1982 when  John McDonald was teaching me acupuncture  in Sydney, that he told us students in class, “ Don’t tell your patients to ice their ankle sprain”. We all had been successfully brainwashed at that time to believe that icing a sprain was the norm. However, it is not the norm ... Continue Reading >>

Ken Morrison talks with Griselda Mason and Heiko Lade about World Spine Day- Tune in at Radio Kidnappers Tuesday 18th October 11am on 1431AM or 104.7 FM

Ken morrison, well known DJ from Hawkes Bay, talks with Griselda Mason of the Hastings Chiropractic Clinic about the spine and how it can be treated with chiropractic techniques. Heiko Lade is now working alongside with chiropractor Griselda Mason and Ken Morrison will interview them in a special ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for the Spine

This year World Spine Day falls on October 16th and I thought I would take this opportunity to discuss how acupuncture has been used over the centuries in the treatment of the spine. The ancient Chinese medical text, the Nei Jing, states that the spleen controls the spine. This is exemplified in ... Continue Reading >>

Traditional Japanese Acupuncture Workshop: 2017 Auckland Feb 11-12 – with Alan Jansson

Alan Jansson returns to New Zealand  for his seventh workshop presentation here ! This practical orientated workshop will be held at the New Zealand School of Acupuncture in Epsom, Manukau Road. Alan has studied under Ikeda Sensei for over 20 years and runs two very busy and successful practices ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Ganglion Cysts

The cause for ganglion cysts from a western medical point of view is still unknown. Theorists have hypothesized that an injury or overuse lead to tissue breakdown in the local area and this debris keeps building up causing a larger and larger lump. This excess tissue then bulges out through the ... Continue Reading >>

Ken Morrison talks tinnitus with Heiko Lade 23rd Aug 2016 1431AM or 104.7FM

Ken Morrison will continue his string of interviews with Heiko Lade and this time he will be discussing the treatment of tinnitus with acupuncture.Tune into Radio Kidnappers on Tuesday 23rd August at 11am and find out what the different causes of tinnitus are from a traditional Chinese medicine ... Continue Reading >>

How does acupuncture for tinnitus work?

I have previously written about acupuncture for tinnitus and the various research that has looked at acupuncture and tinnitus and this blog is going to look more in depth at the how and why certain acupuncture points are selected in the treatment of tinnitus. This article will be looking at causes ... Continue Reading >>

Ken Morrison and Heiko Lade talk High Blood Pressure and Acupuncture 9th August 2016 Radio Kidnappers 1431AM or 104.7FM

Ken Morrison, well known Hawkes Bay DJ and manager of Radio Kidnappers will be discussing with Heiko lade the latest research on acupuncture and high blood pressure.Tune in on Tuesday 9th August at 11am and find out how many billions of dollars is spent each year because of problems associated with ... Continue Reading >>

Latest Research on Acupuncture for High Blood Pressure

Scientific studies to determine if acupuncture can help lower blood pressure have been done for over 20 years. Yet the modern medical community is still slow to accept the results. In 2001, Specialist Mr Pascal J. Goldschmidt commented on research then that "Acupuncture seems to be having a ... Continue Reading >>