What Conditions Can Acupuncture Support?

While Acupuncture is typically known for Chronic & Acute Pain, research supports Acupuncture therapy for a wide variety of other conditions.

Cancer Related

Cardiovascular and Respiratory

  • Asthma in adults

  • Hypertension (with medication)

Digestion and Bowels

Eye, ear, nose, throat & mouth

Headaches and Migraine


Men’s Health

  • Prostatitis pain/chronic pelvic pain syndrome

Mental Health

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

  • Pre-treatment anxiety

  • Schizophrenia (with medication)

  • Smoking cessation (up to 3 months)


  • Sensory perception



  • Bell’s palsy

  • Parkinson’s disease

  • (see also ‘stroke’)


Surgery (Postoperative Complictions)

Urinary and Kidney

  • Chronic kidney disease

  • Stress urinary incontinence in adults

  • Urinary incontinence

Women’s Health and Fertility

  • Assisted conception in ART

  • Back or pelvis pain during pregnancy

  • Dysmenorrhoea

  • Hyperemesis gravidarum

  • Induction of labour

  • Labour pain

  • Melasma

  • Menopausal hot flushes

  • Oocyte retrieval pain relief

  • Perimenopausal and postmenopausal sleep disturbance

  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

  • Premenstrual syndrome

  • Primary ovarian insufficiency

  • Uterine fibroids

Weight Loss

  • Obesity (weight loss)

If you suffer from a condition that doesn't appear on this list, please contact us on 07 5522 1691 or email us to find out if we can help.


(Click here for a literature review on Acupuncture for some of the conditions listed above)

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Dr Scott Baker is highly trained in a unique method of acupuncture made famous by Dr Richard Tan and Master Tung. This style is over 2,100 years old, based on theory sourced in “The Book of Changes” one of the oldest books in the world, also known as the “I Ching”. This style goes by many names: “The Balance Method”, “Distal Point Acupuncture”, “I Ching Acupuncture”, or “Balance Method Acupuncture”. No matter the title, the effects can be quite remarkable.

Click here to learn more about Balance Method Acupuncture.