Acupuncture Research

The world health organisation (WHO) have reports on Acupuncture clinical trials. Within these documents there is a list of diseases and conditions that have been found to respond well to Acupuncture. If you would like to see the full document please click on the link below.

W.H.O. Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials (full document)


Acupuncture analgesia for Pain                                                                                                                                                                           Acupuncture, alone or as an adjunct to pharmacotherapy provides effective, safe and acceptable pain relief for patients.

Acupuncture and embryo transfer
Women who receive acupuncture on the day of their embryo transfer significantly increase their chances of pregnancy and live birth.

Acupuncture outcomes in combination with IVF
The various ways which research has shown acupuncture to be helpful during In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

Acupuncture and blood flow to uterus and ovaries
Encouraging blood flow to the uterus and ovaries is the cornerstone to effective treatment of infertility, aiding in IVF success, and preventing miscarriage.

Acupuncture and sperm
The health of the sperm plays a major role in the outcome of IVF cycles, prevention of miscarriage, and fertility in general.

Acupuncture and well being of IVF patients
The importance of how a woman feels while preparing and going through an IVF cycle is intimately connected to fertility potential, positive IVF outcomes, and healthy pregnancies.

Meta Analyses and Recent Reviews
Research done on all available studies to determine the effectiveness of a particular treatment on a grand scale.

Acupuncture and pregnancy
Continued care throughout pregnancy has been shown to help prevent miscarriage, manage pain and nausea, treat hypertension, hasten and facilitate labour and delivery, as well as decrease chances of post-partum depression.

Acupuncture & Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Electro-acupuncture done regularly has displayed significant improvement on spontaneous ovulation in women with PCOS.

Acupuncture & Cancer Support                                                                                                                                                                                 Evidence for the use of acupuncture for symptom management in cancer and supportive care.

Acupuncture & Hormonal Balance                                                                                                                                                                            Efficacy of needle acupuncture in improving hormonal Balance