Back Pain

Acupuncture for Disc Herniation (Slipped Disc)

Slipped Disc

A hernited disc is where the soft jelly like material between the spinal vertebra bulges out resulting in back pain. It is most commonly caused by over lifting. When the nerves coming out of the spine become compressed by the protruding disc, pain results. This pain can very severe and depending on ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Back Pain

Acupuncture for Back Pain

There have been numerous studies confirming the efficacy of acupuncture in the treatment and management of back pain. In New Zealand, The Accident Compensation Corporation, ACC, covers acupuncture treatment for different types of back pain including lumbar sprain, lumbar disk prolapse, lumbago and ... Continue Reading >>