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.
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...
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.
Free Community Clinic for Kaikoura
Community clinic open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9am - 1pm. No appointment necessary - just come along.
World Congress of Chinese Medicine
The 13th World Congress of Chinese Medicine is being held at the Aotea Centre in central Auckland this weekend.
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.
Cupping hits the headlines
Several Olympic athletes have been sporting circular bruises which result from cupping.
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.
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).
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.