What We Treat

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized acupuncture to be beneficial in the treatment of the following conditions as reported in their published review and analysis of controlled clinical trials of acupuncture therapy.

Acupuncture is used to bring harmony and balance to the body and it is used to treat a variety of conditions. If you do not see a condition listed here, please call our office and we will do our best to explain the benefits of acupuncture in treating you.

Pain

Head and face, TMJ, muscle pain, joint pain, neck pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, tennis elbow, low back pain, sciatica, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, biliary/renal colic, post-operative pain, dental pain, tooth extraction, peridontitis, childbirth, sprains, strains, inflammation, and infection

Rheumatologic Conditions

Arthritis, Raynaud’s syndrome, Sjogren syndrome

Neurological Conditions

Headache, migraine, tension headache, neuralgia, stroke, paresis, hemiplegia, herpetic neuralgia, Bell’s palsy, facial spasm, insomnia

Respiratory Conditions

Rhinitis, tonsillitis, asthma, sore throat, hay fever, and allergies

Digestive Conditions

Peptic ulcer, gastritis, nausea, vomiting, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, gall stones, inflammation of the gall bladder

Urinary/Genital Disorders

Urinary retention, recurrent urinary tract infections, kidney stones, sexual dysfunction, ejaculation disorders, prostatitis

Gynecological Disorders

Dysmenorrhea, pre-menstrual syndrome, infertility, morning sickness, deficient lactation, mal-position of the fetus, induction of labor, polycystic ovary syndrome

Cardiovascular Disorders

Hypertension, hypotension, angina, coronary artery disease, hyperlipidemia

Psychological Disorders

Depression, anxiety, dependencies, smoking cessation, alcohol abuse/addiction, schizophrenia

Cancer Related Disorders

Cancer pain, chemotherapy reactions

Skin Disorders

Herpes zoster, acne, itching

Sense Organ Disorders

Miniere’s disease, tinnitis, earache

Pediatric Disorders

Diarrhea, convulsions from high fever, Tourettes syndrome

Immune System

Bacillary dysentery, stimulates immune function, pertussis, cough, hepatitis B

Endocrine System

Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, premenstrual syndrome

To see a complete list of conditions for which acupuncture has been scientifically proven to be an effective treatment, click here to the World Health Organization website.