W.H.O. List

Conditions Treated – W.H.O.

The World Health Organisation (W.H.O.) has proposed that acupuncture can be used in the treatment of the following conditions: Reference Bannerman 1979.

  • Acne
  • Addictions
  • Allergies
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaemia
  • Angina
  • Anxiety
  • Aphasia
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Bowel Problems
  • Bells Palsy
  • Bronchitis
  • Candida Albicans
  • Catarrh
  • Childhood Illnesses
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cystitis
  • Dental Pain
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Addiction
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Eczema
  • Enuresis
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Gastritis
  • Gum Problems
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Hay Fever
  • Headache
  • Hiccup
  • Hypertension
  • Impotence
  • Incontinence
  • Indigestion
  • Infertility
  • Influenza
  • Insomnia
  • Lumbago
  • M.E.
  • Menopausal Problems
  • Menstrual Problems
  • Migraine
  • Morning Sickness
  • Nausea
  • Neck Stiffness
  • Nervous Problems
  • Nosebleeds
  • Obesity
  • Oedema
  • Otitis Media
  • Painful Periods
  • Palpitations
  • Paralysis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Rheumatism
  • Rhinitis
  • Sciatica
  • Shock
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Problems
  • Sore Throat
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Thrush
  • Thyroid Conditions
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsilitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urogenital Problems
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Why Choose an AFPA Practitioner?

It is important to ensure that your acupuncturist is adequately trained and regulated. All AFPA registered practitioners:

  • Meet international standards for acupuncture training;
  • Comply with all health and safety legislation;
  • Are fully covered with medical malpractice and public products / liability insurance;
  • Are covered by Vhi Healthcare, Aviva Health, Laya Healthcare, HSF and other health providers;
  • Are subject to AFPA Codes of Ethics and Practice.
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