Acupuncture for Arthritis

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine using needles, heat or pressure laser.

There are approximately 1500 to 1600 practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine in Australia. (The Australian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Association)

There are at least 2.8 million traditional Chinese medicine consultations (including acupuncture) per year in Australia, with an annual turnover of $84 million. (Office of Complementary Medicines)

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Acupuncture is effective in treating many ailments including arthritis, and promotes general wellbeing.

Useful Websites


Australian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Association

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More Information


For more information, take a look through Help Yourself: an A-Z of natural cures for common complaints, the latest book by Mim Beim and Jan Castorina. It's published by Doubleday and is available through all good bookstores.

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