Some people come for acupuncture with specific symptoms and a diagnosed condition, others feel generally “unwell” or want to maintain good health. The strength of this system of medicine is that it treats the whole person and not symptoms in isolation, this means it can be effective for a wide range of conditions. If you are unsure whether acupuncture can help you, I am always happy to discuss this with you in person or over the phone / by email before you make an appointment.
The World Health Organisation lists a wide variety of diseases or disorders for which acupuncture therapy has been tested in controlled clinical trials, this can be found on the British Acupuncture Council website.
The BAcC also produces its own factsheets on the following conditions: