Conditions Treated by Acupuncture
In 2003, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a report entitled "Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials." The report cited conditions for which acupuncture proved to be an effective treatment during clinical research trials.
Below is a list that includes conditions cited in the WHO report along with other conditions that have withstood the test of time (over thousands of years) to become generally accepted as responding well to acupuncture. This list is not exhaustive. There are many conditions that may be treated by acupuncture, which are not listed below. Please contact us to discuss your condition and with any questions that you might have concerning acupuncture.
Common Cold ● Flu ● Asthma ● Bronchitis
EYE ● EAR ● NOSE ●THROAT
Seasonal & Environmental Allergies ● Sore Throats
Sinus Infections & Headaches ● Toothaches ● Tinnitus ● Nosebleeds
Ear Aches & Infection
Acid Reflux ● Indigestion ● Bloating ● Flatulence ● Nausea ● Vomiting
Constipation ● Diarrhea ● Gallstones
Irritable Bowel Syndrome ● Ulcerative Colitis ● Gastritis
Headache ● Migraine ● Dizziness ● Trigeminal Neuralgia ● Bell's Palsy
Facial Spasms ● Peripheral Neuropathies
Multiple Sclerosis ● Vascular Dementia ● Stroke Rehabilitation
High Blood Pressure ● Low Blood Pressure ● Heart Palpitations
Acne ● Eczema ● Psoriasis ● Hives
SLEEP & ENERGY
Insomnia ● Chronic Fatigue ● Low Energy
Diabetes ● Hyperthyroid ● Hypothyroid
Urinary Tract Infections ● Incontinence ● Frequent Urination
Infertility ● PMS ● Menstrual Pain ● Irregular Menstruation
Menopause Syndrome ● Morning Sickness ● Breech Position
Labor Induction ● Labor Pain
Male Infertility ● Sexual Dysfunction ● Premature Ejaculation
Excessive or Dimished Libido
Muscle Pain ● Joint Pain ● Sprains & Strains ● Tendonitis ● Arthritis
Fibromyalgia ● Sciatica ● TMJ Dysfunction
MENTAL & EMOTIONAL WELLNESS
Stress ● Anxiety ● Depression ● Irritability
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ● Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Smoking Cessation ● Compulsive Eating
Alcohol and Drug Dependence and Detoxification
Adverse reactions to chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
GENERAL HEALTH & WELLNESS
You do not need to have something "wrong" with you to benefit from acupuncture!
Common “side effects” of acupuncture include: stress relief, increased energy and vitality, a good night's sleep, and an overall sense of calmness and well-being.