Conditions Treated

What conditions can acupuncture treat?

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), which includes acupuncture,herbal medicine and acupressure, is a comprehensive evidenced-based healthcare system that treats acute and chronic disorders. 


"The therapy of acupuncture has a long history. In its 2500 years of development, a wealth of experience has been accumulated, attesting to the wide range of diseases and conditions that can effectively be treated with its approach. "  ----World  Health Organization



TCM Help these conditions

Acute & Chronic Pain

  • Neck, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Finger
  • Back, Hip, Heel, Knee, Ankle, Foot, Toes
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Work related injuries
  • Joint pain, tendinitis, carpal tunnel
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache, Migraine
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
  • Sports Injuries, Tennis Elbow, Golfer’s Elbow
  • Muscle Strain, Ligament Strain
  • Post-surgical pain

Psychological Conditions

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • PTSD
  • Stress
  • Somatization disorder
  • Hypersomnia
  • Insomnia  

     

Neurological Conditions

  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Sciatica
  • Paresis following stroke
  • Shingles
  • Peripheral neuropathies
  • Meniere’s Disease
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • Cervicobrachial syndrome
  • Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
  • Intercostal neuralgia 
  • Disc problems
  • Restless Leg Syndrome

Gynecological / Genitourinary Disorders

  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Irregular, Heavy or Painful Menstruation
  • Infertility in Men and Women
  • Endometriosis
  • Menopause
  • Fibroids
  • Chronic Bladder Infection
  • Complications in Pregnancy
  • Morning Sickness
  • Kidney Stones
  • Impotence
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexual Dysfunction

Gastrointestinal Conditions

  • Spasms of esophagus and cardiac
  • Irritable bowel and colitis
  • Gastroptosis
  • Abdominal Bloating
  • Food Allergies
  • Acute and chronic gastritis
  • Gastric hyperacidity (i.e. acid reflux)
  • Acute and chronic ulcers
  • Acute and chronic colitis
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Acute bacillary dysentery
  • Crohn's disease


Respiratory System Conditions

  • Sinusitis
  • Rhinitis
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Common colds and flus
  • Emphysema
  • Tonsillitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchial  asthma


TCM Help these conditions

Conditions of the Eye, Ear, Nose & Mouth

  • Acute conjunctivitis
  • Central retinitis
  • Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Ear Infection
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)
  • Dizziness and Vertigo
  • Toothaches, post extraction pain
  • Gingivitis
  • Acute and chronic pharyngitis
  • Sore Throat
  • Hay Fever

Musculo-skeletal Conditions

  • Muscle pain, swelling, stiffness and weakness
  • Localized traumatic injuries, sprains, strains, tendinitis, contractures
  • Arthritis
  • Work and sports related injuries
  • Low back and/or neck strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Muscle Spasms

Cardiovascular Conditions

  • Essential hypertension
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Anemia

Immune Disorders

  • Candida
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Epstein Barr Virus
  • Lupus
  • MS
  • Hepatitis

Addiction

  • Smoking Cessation
  • Drugs
  • Alcohol

Skin

  • Rashes, Acne, Eczema, Rosacea
  • Antiaging

TCM Help these conditions

Cancer

  • Side effects of chemo or radiation therapies: nausea, vomiting, fatigue, insomnia, etc.
  • Improve life quality

Automobile Accidents/Work Comp Injuries

  •  Whiplash Injury
  • Trauma

Other Conditions

  • Appetite suppression
  • Diabetes
  • Weight Control, Wight Loss or Weight Gain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis