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About Acupuncture

From a Western medical perspective we know that acupuncture releases endorphins which are nature's pain relieving messengers. Acupuncture has become particularly well known for pain relief and in the field of fertility and IVF. There is a growing body of evidence to support the anecdotal claims associated with this treatment.  The British Acupuncture Council compiles and provides all the latest research and evidence-based facts on acupuncture (

acupuncturecouncilmember.gifThe British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) has a membership of around 3,000 professionally qualified
acupuncturists. It is the UK's largest professional/self-regulatory body for the practice of traditional acupuncture. Their website contains factsheets for over 60 conditions ( and provide summaries of research and how acupuncture may be beneficial. You should always consult your GP if you have any concerns or talk to a BAcC registered acupuncturist.

Conditions Treated

Acupuncture it is widely used and accepted all over the world.  The World Health Organisation includes a wide range of diseases symptoms or conditions for which acupuncture has been proved, through controlled trials to be an effective treatment.

The British Acupuncture Council compiles and provides all the latest research and evidence-based facts on acupuncture.