Dermatology

Acupuncture can be used to treat acne

Dermatological complaints

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine are used together to treat many dermatological and skin complaints effectively. Diet and lifestyle changes are also discussed during the treatments to further improve the condition. A course of acupuncture treatments along with other therapies may be needed to treat the skin.

Eli specialises in the treatment of the following skin problems:

  • Acne (Download a list of tips to reduce acne, Tips for Acne Skin)
  • Eczema
  • Dermatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Scarring
  • Nerve rash
  • Adhesion’s from surgery
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Pigmentation
  • Varicose veins
  • Dandruff
  • Hair loss
  • Wrinkles, fine lines and expression lines

 

The prevalence of eczema

Skin complaints are a very common condition which many people seek help for. Eczema accounts for 76% of all skin conditions and psoriasis for 22%. Patients usually seek alternative or natural therapies when Western drugs such corticosteroids do not work or cause unpleasant side-effects. With the right lifestyle advice, acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, there is usually a significant improvement in skin without the side effects of conventional drugs.
All patients will receive a comprehensive information sheets regarding diet and lifestyle advice for their skin condition.

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