What's the problem
Andrew’s primary focus is the relief of your pain. Pain or discomfort comes with many conditions and certainly the scope of conditions that Andrew has seen over the years is not limited to what you generally associate with pain i.e. muscular aches and pains. In fact Andrew’s clinical experience covers a large scope of conditions that are relieved with both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Here are a list of conditions that Andrew has seen in clinic:
Acupuncture for Neurological conditions
Headaches, migraines, difficulty sleeping, nervous tension, stroke, facial and inter-costal neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia, peripheral neuropathy, noises in the ears - tinnitus, dizziness, and Meniere’s disease.
Acupuncture for Cardiovascular disorders
High or low blood pressure, fluid retention, palpitations, poor circulation, cold hands and feet, and muscle cramps.
Acupuncture for Respiratory conditions
Bronchial asthma, acute and chronic bronchitis, acute tonsillitis, rhinitis, sinusitis, hay fever, chronic cough, laryngitis, sore throat, influenza and the common cold.
Acupuncture for Digestive system disorders
Mouth ulcers, hiccough, gastric and duodenal ulcers, gastritis, heartburn, hiatus hernia syndrome, bloating, colitis, diarrhoea, constipation, haemorrhoids, food intolerances, candida, abdominal pain, gall stone pain and low appetite.
Acupuncture for Urogenital disorders
Urinary tract infections (UTI’s), prostatitis, low sexual vitality, urinary retention, nocturia, enlargement of prostate
Acupuncture for Gynaecological and obstetric disorders
Premenstrual tension, painful, heavy or irregular, or the absence of periods, abnormal uterine bleeding or discharge, hormonal disturbances eg: PCOS, disorders associated with menopause, difficulty with conception, and morning sickness.
Acupuncture for Skin conditions
Eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, nerve rash, herpes zoster, acne, shingles
Acupuncture for Eye conditions
Red, sore, itchy or watery eyes, conjunctivitis, glaucoma.
Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal disorders
Osteoarthritis, sciatica, lumbago, low back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, shoulder and neck pain, ‘frozen shoulder’, ‘tennis elbow’, sprained ankles, achilles tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, restless legs, TMJ – Jaw pain and knee pain
Acupuncture for Emotional conditions
Stress, depression, anxiety, nervousness, panic attacks and poor sleep
Acupuncture for Metabolic/Endocrine conditions
Low functioning thyroid, Hyperthyroid, Hypothyroid, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Post cancer treatment recovery, diabetes management, general fatigue