Acupuncure Needle with Chinese Medicine

About Acupuncture in NZ

All specialists in our Acupuncture clinic are certified by Acupuncture NZ, established in 1977. It is the largest professional body representing practitioners of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in New Zealand. Members have completed the equivalent of four years of full-time training either in New Zealand or overseas and have been accepted by ACC as Treatment Providers since 1990.

Practitioners who have gained their qualification overseas are required to pass written and practical assessments. All members are bound by the Rules, Clinical Procedures and Safe Clinical Practice and Code of Professional Ethics of our  organization and are required to complete 20 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) education each year and hold a current first aid certificate to maintain their Annual Practicing Certificate.

Benefits of acupuncture:

  • There are very few side effects.
  • It can be effectively combined with other treatments.
  • It may help patients for whom pain medications are not suitable.
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Features of Acupuncture


Used for the treatment and prevention of various diseases, such as Pain Relief, Medical Care, Women’s Health Care, Surgery, Fertility issues, and Stress Management.


The effect of treatment is relatively rapid and significant.


There have been numerous studies conducted on acupuncture that support its safety and reliability as a form of treatment. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized acupuncture as a safe and effective treatment for a variety of health conditions.

Acupuncture can effectively deal with:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Knee pain
  • Pulled hamstring muscle
  • Ankle sprain
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • Foot pain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Post surgical pain
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Postherpetic neuralgia
  • Post cancer treatment joint pain

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The Principles of Acupuncture

Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin needles through the skin at strategic points of the body. The key component of traditional Chinese medicine is the use of Acupuncture which is most commonly used to treat pain. Traditional Chinese medicine explains acupuncture as a technique for balancing the flow of energy or life force. Many Western practitioners view the acupuncture points as places to stimulate nerves, muscles and tissues connectivity.

Some believed that this stimulation boosts your body’s natural painkillers. Acupuncture is used mainly to relieve discomfort associated with a variety of diseases and conditions, including, Chemotherapy-induced and postoperative nausea and vomiting, dental pain including

  • Tension headaches like migraines
  • Labour pains
  • Lower back and neck pains
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Menstrual cramps pains syndromes




  • This is the pathway to get the best result.
  • Charged on first visit and new treatment cases only.

First Treatment $120

Follow-up $120/Treatment

  • After Consultation

First Treatment $75

Follow-up $50/Treatment

Please prepare the ACC45 Number ready

  • Consultation included in the first treatment.


Ponsonby Wellness Centre
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Phone: 021 2159963
57 Sussex St, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021

Opening Hours

Tue- Fri: 10am- 7pm

Sat: 9am-3pm

Sun, Mon - CLOSED