40th Annual Conference and AGM

This year Acupuncture NZ celebrated 40 years of acupuncture in this country. From the very first meeting of only eight practitioners, we now have more than 600 members providing quality care...

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40 years of Acupuncture in New Zealand

Acupuncture NZ will this weekend (11-13 August) be hosting delegates from throughout the country at our conference in Wellington.

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The Acupuncture Evidence Project: A Comparative Literature Review (2017)

From our trans-Tasman colleagues, the Australia Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA) comes this definitive piece of work regarding the evidence for acupuncture treatment. John McDonald and Stephen Janz of AACMA combined...

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Acupuncture effective treatment for period pain

A recent study carried out in Auckland and Wellington by Mike Armour, acupuncturist and researcher from the Western Sydney University, found that acupuncture treatment reduced menstrual pain intensity and duration after three...

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The new UK NICE Guidelines on Low Back Pain

Today in the UK the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published an update to its guidelines for the management and treatment of low back pain.

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Free Community Clinic for Kaikoura

Community clinic open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9am - 1pm. No appointment necessary - just come along.

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World Congress of Chinese Medicine

The 13th World Congress of Chinese Medicine is being held at the Aotea Centre in central Auckland this weekend.

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Acupuncture better than Ibuprofen for the treatment of period pain

Studies show that acupuncture and moxibustion treatment is better than using ibuprofen to relieve period pain.

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Cupping hits the headlines

Several Olympic athletes have been sporting circular bruises which result from cupping.

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Acupuncture at The Bumi Sehat Foundation, Bali

The Bumi Sehat Foundation began as an attempt to increase survival rates of mother and child during birthing in Indonesia, with acupuncture playing a key role to making this happen.

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