Gastro-intestinal tract disorders

There are several gastro-intestinal tract disorders for which acupuncture may be helpful. These include ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s Disease (the inflammatory bowel diseases); gastritis; and gastro-oesophageal reflux (acid reflux).

For more information on how acupuncture may be able to help with the symptoms of GI tract disorders, please download this factsheet. 

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis are chronic, relapsing, inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs); treatment is usually aimed at both reducing the severity of an acute attack, and maintaining remission of symptoms.

For more information on how acupuncture may be able to help with the symptoms of IBD, please download this factsheet.