When to Seek Acupuncture Treatments?

ACC Injuries

ACC covers acupuncture treatments as a common method for work, sports or any other kind of accident related injuries. 

Acupuncture is used for reducing swelling, pain, and speeding up the body's natural healing process. 

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Pregnancy care

Acupuncture is an option for women to go through their pregnancy with its known ability to relieve discomforts and pain of morning sickness, sciatica, and hip pain.

Acupuncture for pregnancy care is generally safe and with no side effects.

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Acupuncture for Mental Health

Acupuncture can be considered as a legitimate alternative or adjunct to those suffering mental health conditions that are either non-responsive to pharmacological agents, non-compliant or suffer side effects. Acupuncture has been widely used as a treatment for depression, anxiety, insomnia.

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Musculoskeletal Pains

Acupuncture triggers the body's natural pain relieving process in its unique biochemical as well as neurochemical mechanism. People are less likely to become opioid addicted and caught by the opioid epidemic crisis (1,2).  The acupuncturist in Waikanae is experienced in treating this condition. 

Chronic conditions

Pain and discomforts are indispensable aspects of many chronic conditions. Acupuncture is used for relieving pain and restoring body functions, it is safe and has no side effects, as a complementary to western medicine. 

Post Surgery and Cancer care

For patients have chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or adrenal fatigue syndrome (AFS), the recovery from a major surgery could be an extra long and uneven process. Acupuncturist in Waikanae is experienced in gentle and combining appropriate methods to assist post surgery recovery.

Quit Drug, Alcohol, or Smoking Addition

Auricular therapy offers a solution to assist people in quitting addiction, whether is drug, alcohol, or smoking related. And it is safe and no side effects. Herbs may be added to assist treatments.

Weight Loss or Gain

Acupuncture and auricular therapy can be used to help people with balanced health while they are working on dietary programs for managing weight, either losing or gaining weight. It is safe and with no side effects.


Acupuncture can be used to relief stress and increase Qi and Blood circulation in the reproductive system to assist IVF fertility or natural fertility. Herbs has a strong role to play in balancing women's as well as men's health in natural fertility.