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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2016 William Wong Doo Nominations

The William Wong Doo Award is named after the first President of Acupuncture NZ (formerly the New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists).

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Guideline for Advertising Acupuncture Services

Acupuncture NZ has worked closely with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and the Therapeutic Advertising Pre-vetting Service (TAPS) to produce a concise but comprehensive guideline for acupuncture practitioners to reference when advertising their businesses in print or on line.

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One step closer to registration under the HPCA Act

At a meeting in Auckland on Friday 23rd October, representatives from the different acupuncture and Chinese medicine groups were informed that the Ministry of Health is again looking at including Chinese Medicine under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act.

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World Acupuncture Awareness Week 2015

Acupuncture NZ practitioners throughout New Zealand will be opening their clinics and holding a variety of events to introduce the benefits of Acupuncture to a far greater cross section of the public.

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World Federation of Acupuncture Moxibustion Societies Executive Meeting and Conference

The World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies Executive Meeting and Annual Conference was held in Toronto on the 25-27 September.

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Acupuncture NZ and ETCMA sign MoU

At the recent WFAS conference in Toronto, Acupuncture NZ and ETCMA took the opportunity to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations.

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2015 William Wong Doo Award

The William Wong Doo Award is presented each year to a member of Acupuncture NZ/NZRA in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the profession.

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