Diseases Treated by Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine
Through controlled trials the World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture to be effective in treating the following:
Detoxification of narcotics, alcohol, and smoking.
Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
Ear infection, ear ringing, sinusitis, laryngitis, tonsillitis, sore throat, nerve deafness, toothache, TMJ.
Heartburn, abdominal pain, ulcers, nausea/vomiting, irritable bowel, diarrhea, constipation, weight loss.
Gynecological and Genitourinary
PMS, cramping, dysmenorrhea, vaginal discharge, endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome, fibroids, infertility, lactation deficiency, menopause, chronic bladder infections, kidney stones, impotence, prostatitis, male sexual dysfunction. See Obstetrics for pregnancy related issues.
Immune Disorders & Allergies
Candida, chronic fatigue, allergies, Lupus, Multiple Sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia.
Musculoskeletal & Neurological
Arthritis, bursitis, tennis elbow, knee pain, neck pain, sprain, osteoarthritis, frozen shoulder, sciatica, low back pain, intercostal neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia, Bell's Palsy, headache and migraine, Meniere's Disease, sequelae to stroke, and postoperative pain.
Morning sickness, malposition of the fetus, labor induction, labor pain.
Anxiety, insomnia, stress, depression.
Asthma, bronchitis, colds and flu, chronic cough, rhinitis, Whooping Cough (Pertussis).
These are just the beginning of what acupuncture can treat, as more trials take place this list will grow. Just because you may have a symptom that is not on this list it does not mean that it cannot be effectively treated. Please feel free to contact us about any symptom you may have.
For more information and to make an appointment please call 530-217-9667