What can acupuncture help with?


There is an increasing amount of evidence-based clinical research to show that Acupuncture can help with a wide range of common health conditions. For example, many people choose Acupuncture to treat physical complaints such as sciatica and sports injuries. Acupuncture also helps those living with mental health concerns such as anxiety and panic attacks.

Five Element Acupuncture works by stimulating the body's natural ability to heal itself. It is not uncommon for people to continue treatments after discovering Acupuncture, purely because of the feeling of general well-being, positivity and raised energy levels that Acupuncture can give. Acupuncture can help with the treatment of many conditions. These include:

  • Asthma, hayfever & allergies
  • Headaches & migraines
  • Digestive disorders
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Depression
  • Addiction withdrawal
  • MS & ME
  • Arthritis & rheumatism
  • Backache and sports injuries
  • Sciatica
  • Musculoskeletal & neurological problems
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • High blood pressure 
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Acne
  • Female and male infertility
  • IUI & IVF assistance
  • Menstrual problems 
  • Menopausal symptoms
  • Pregnancy care

The British Acupuncture Council provides fact sheets that outline the evidence for Acupuncture's effectiveness in the treatment of many conditions (link to https://www.acupuncture.org.uk). As with all medical issues, if you have any concerns, please visit your GP.