Since 2012 all Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine practitioners have been nationally registered under the strict regulation of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, AHPRA. This ensures that Acupuncture in Australia is of the highest and safest standard possible. Not only does the body oversee education requirements, but they also set strict guidelines for advertising claims regarding the treatment of certain health conditions.
In keeping with these strict guidelines, according to The Acupuncture Evidence Project evidence of effect at various levels have been shown for 117 conditions including:
Chinese medicine has been documented and practised throughout the world for over 2000 years, and has integrated into mainstream medicine hospitals. Scientific research into Chinese Medicines is active, however, there are therapeutic areas where there has been insufficient higher quality evidence.
Body & Soul Acupuncture Brisbane may also be helpful for many other common conditions not yet ‘scientifically’ proven. If you would like more information or advice on how Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help with your condition, please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss your situation further.
Many Australians seek a better health care approach than just a script, or ‘go home and live with it’ attitude.