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At Sun Acupuncture and Herb Clinic, the following natural therapy is provided:

  • Traditional Chinese Acupuncture
  • Chinese Herbal Remedies
  • TCM Consultation

Acupuncture is an inseparable part of the integrated Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) originated 3000 years ago. Acupuncture along with Chinese herbal medicine, diet/exercise (Qi-Gong, Tai Chi) are all based on the same TCM theory, i.e. Yin-Yang, Five Elements etc.

Today, the practice of TCM is firmly established in over 100 countries around the world. In Europe, there are more than 300 colleges or institutes providing TCM teaching and training. The practice of TCM has been and is being legislated in Australia, Canada, UK and other countries.

In an official report, Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials, the World Health Organization (WHO) has listed the following symptoms, diseases and conditions that have been shown through controlled trials to be treated effectively by acupuncture:

  • low back pain
  • neck pain
  • sciatica
  • tennis elbow
  • knee pain
  • periarthritis of the shoulder
  • sprains
  • facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
  • headache
  • dental pain
  • tempromandibular (TMJ) dysfunction
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • induction of labor
  • correction of malposition of fetus (breech presentation)
  • morning sickness
  • nausea and vomiting
  • postoperative pain
  • stroke
  • essential hypertension
  • primary hypotension
  • renal colic
  • leucopenia
  • adverse reactions to radiation or chemotherapy
  • allergic rhinitis, including hay fever
  • biliary colic
  • depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
  • acute bacillary dysentery
  • primary dysmenorrhea
  • acute epigastralgia
  • peptic ulcer
  • acute and chronic gastritis

Furthermore, the WHO has also compiled a list of 77 diseases, symptoms and conditions for which acupuncture has shown definite therapeutic effects, but more proof is needed to establish acupuncture as a mainstream form of treatment.

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