Back Pain

Acupuncture for Lower Back Pain during Pregnancy

Acupuncture can help for back pain during pregnancy

Pregnancy causes changes in the hormonal system. In particular, altered progesterone levels  can have an effect on the ligaments of the body. This is why even in early stages of pregnancy, before the weight of the growing baby has a chance to put strain on the musculoskeletal structure, women can ... Continue Reading >>

How Does Acupuncture for Back Pain Work?

Back pain

Many patients coming to The Acupuncture Clinic inquire as to how does acupuncture for back pain work. They have read that research has confirmed that acupuncture helps back pain but would like to know how it works and if the pain relief is long lasting. People incorrectly think they have to keep ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for cervical disc herniation

Shoulder pain

Research has already confirmed that acupuncture can help back pain and a new study has demonstrated that acupuncture works better than medication for cervical disc herniation. Neck disc prolapse commonly occurs in the 30-50 year age group but does not always have a history of accident or trauma. One ... Continue Reading >>

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 >>