The World Health Organisation has compiled a research-based list of conditions where acupuncture has been proven an effective treatment.

Many people are able to receive assistance for acupuncture from their medical insurance company. Others are recommended acupuncture by their general practitioner or via the pain relief clinic.

Acupuncture is an effective treatment for:

For women, it is also evidenced to treat:

It is considered therapeutically effective for abdominal pain, addictions (including to opiates and alcohol), cancer pain, bronchial asthma, fibromyalgia, male sexual dysfunction, cancer pain and acne.

The conditions mentioned above are only some of those that have been considered effective by WHO. For a full list please see here:  World Health Organisation.

At the Alma Vale Centre, our acupuncturists are specialists in Women’s Health. From birth to menopause, they offer a wide range of expertise for all areas of women’s health. Please visit our women’s health section for more information.

Jill Glover - acupuncture

Jill Glover

Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, Coaching, Supervision

Helen Fielding - Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

Helen Fielding

Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs

Julie Kelham - acupuncture

Julie Kelham


Kristy Perry - acupuncture

Kristy Perry


Tiffany Black - acupuncture

Lucy Macgregor


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