Conditions Treated

According to the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO), acupuncture has proven effective in the treatment of many common problems such as:

Skin

Respiratory

Cardiovascular

  • Acne
  • Hives
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Colds/Flu
  • Sore Throat
  • Hiccups
  • High/low blood pressure
  • Palpitations
  • Poor circulation

Eyes, Ears, Nose and Mouth

Musculo-skeletal

Neurological

  • Sinusitis
  • Rhinitis
  • Allergies (hayfever)
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Toothache
  • Post-dental pain
  • Gingivitis
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Cataracts (not complicated)
  • Spinal pain
  • Sciatica
  • Low Back Pain
  • Arthritis (osteo- and rheumatoid)
  • Tendonitis
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tennis elbow
  • Hip/knee pain
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Sports Injury
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Bells’ Palsy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • ·         Dizziness
  • ·         Tics/ Tremors
  • ·         Sciatica
  • ·         Post-stroke syndrome
  • ·         Peripheral Neuropathy

Gynecological & Reproductive

Gastrointestinal

Obstetric

  • PMS
  • Dysmennorhea (painful periods)
  • Amenorrhea (no periods)
  • Menopausal disorders
  • Infertility
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Hyperacidity
  • Nausea/Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Gastritis
  • Ulcers
  • Irritable Bowel
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Dysentery
  • Breech position
  • Morning sickness
  • Fatigue
  • Post-partum depression

Immune System

Emotions

Urinary

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Side effects of chemo
    and radiation treatment
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Urine leakage
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Frequent urination
  • Prostatitis
  • Urinary Tract Infections

 

World Health Organization, Viewpoint on Acupuncture, Geneva, Switzerland. World Health Organization 1979

NIH Acupuncture, Nov 3-5, 1997, Volume 15 No 5.