Acupuncture has been used for over 2,000 years to treat and/or relieve the symptoms of numerous conditions, including:
- Pain (both chronic and acute): injuries, headaches, neck and back pain, tendonitis, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, arthritis, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, and knee pain.
- Neurological disorders: post-stroke recovery, Bell’s palsy, trigeminal neuralgia, movement disorders, headaches, migraines, and shingles.
- Circulatory disorders: high blood pressure, angina pectoris, arteriosclerosis, and anemia.
- Upper respiratory disorders: asthma, allergies, bronchitis, sinusitis, sore throat, emphysema, laryngitis, colds, and flu.
- Ear problems: earache, ringing in the ears, and dizziness.
- Gastrointestinal disorders: irritable bowel syndrome, spastic colon, colitis, constipation, diarrhea, food allergies, ulcers, gastritis, abdominal bloating, hemorrhoids, and heartburn.
- Gynecological and genitourinary disorders: premenstrual syndrome (PMS), irregular, heavy or painful menstruation, endometriosis, menopausal symptoms, fibroids, chronic bladder infection, morning sickness, impotence, infertility in men and women, cystitis, sexual dysfunction, and polycystic ovarian syndrome
- Immune function: recurrent infections, and supportive treatment for chemotherapy patients.
- Psychological and emotional problems: depression, anxiety, insomnia, stress, and panic attacks.
This is not an exhaustive list; if you do not see your condition above, please contact us to find out how acupuncture can help you.
Acupuncture has been the subject of multiple scientific studies, and it has been acknowledged by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) as an effective method of treatment for hundreds of conditions. To learn more, visit Medline Plus: Acupuncture (NIH) or the WHO list of diseases and disorders that can be treated with acupuncture. Additional resources are available on our links page.