Various Conditions

The British Acupuncture Council has produced Fact Sheets to provide information about various conditions that acupuncture may be able to help with. This information is made public and you will find the list below.

A

Acne
Allergic rhinitis
Anxiety
Arrhythmias and Heart Failure
Asthma

B

Back pain
Bell’s palsy

C

Cancer care
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Childbirth
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Chronic pain
Colds and flu
COPD
Coronary heart disease
Cystitis

D

Dementia
Dentistry
Depression
Dysmenorrhoea

E

Eczema and Psoriasis
Endometriosis

F

Facial pain
Female fertility
Female fertility & IVF briefing paper
Fibromyalgia
Frozen shoulder

G

Gastrointestinal tract disorders
Gout

H

Headache
Herpes
HIV infection
Hypertension

I

Infertility ART
Insomnia
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

K

Kidney stones

M

Male infertility
Menopausal symptoms
Migraines
Multiple sclerosis

N

Nausea and vomiting
Neck pain
Neuropathic pain

O

Obesity
Obstetrics
Osteoarthritis

P

Palliative care
Parkinson’s disease
PCOS
Post-operative pain
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Premenstrual syndrome
Puerperium

R

Raynaud’s
Research digest
Rheumatoid arthritis

S

Sciatica
Sinusitis
Sports Injuries
Stress
Stroke
Substance misuse

T

Tennis elbow
Thyroid disease
Tinnitus
Type-2 Diabetes

U

Urinary incontinence

V

Vertigo

Ten Facts you should know about Acupuncture

1 – Acupuncture has been practised for over 5000 years and is one of the oldest forms of medicine.

2 – Acupuncture is a holistic therapy in which the whole person is looked at, not just the illness or condition.

3 – It takes at least three and a half years to qualify as a traditional acupuncturist.

4 – Acupuncture is one the most commonly used Complementary and Alternative Medicine therapies in Europe.

5 – Acupuncture is not just for treating pain; it can help with many conditions, acute and chronic.

6 – Studies have shown that acupuncture points have significantly more electrical conductivity than areas of skin without acupuncture points.

7 – Acupuncture needles are as thin as a hair and are not hollow.

8 – Acupuncture needles are pre-packaged, sterilised and single use.

9 – Acupuncture is one of the safest medical treatments, both conventional and complementary, on offer in the UK.

10 – Acupuncture has virtually no unpleasant side-effects.

If you want to know more about how acupuncture can help you, I offer free 20 minute consultations over the phone or in my practice. Contact me on 07778570891 or email me at oxfordacupuncture@gmail.com and we will arrange a convenient time.