Acupuncture Clinic


The acupuncture clinic is based within the Department of Rehabiliation Medicine, Level 1 Main Building, National University Hospital. The clinic receives over 4000 referrals from both general practitioners and hospitals annually. Research centres on the biochemical and physiological basis of acupuncture, to synergise 'Western' and Chinese medicine.

Conditions in which acupuncture treatment can be beneficial include:

  • Pain from:
    • tension headache
    • migraine
    • trigeminal neuralgia
    • radicular pain
    • osteoathritis
    • frozen shoulder
    • low back pain
  • Paralysis following a stroke
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Substance abuse, including smoking