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Conditions Helped by Acupuncture

The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes acupuncture as being an effective treatment for over a hundred conditions and diseases. Additionally, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has published a Consensus Statement on acupuncture concluding the effectiveness of acupuncture in treating a number of conditions.

Below are examples of commonly treated medical conditions for which acupuncture can be helpful. If you do not see your particular concern listed, please contact us, we are happy to consult with you to find out if acupuncture can help you!


General conditions:

  • Acute and Chronic pain: joint pain, muscle pain, nerve pain, arthritis, headaches and other discomforts
  • Women’s Health: painful periods, PMS/PMDD, menopause, pregnancy, and other gynecological issues
  • Fatigue: chronic fatigue syndrome, or a general feeling of being down 
  • Stress: anxiety, insomnia, weight gain, irritability
  • Many chronic conditions: allergies, asthma, and more respond extremely well to acupuncture


Specific conditions treated:


Musculoskeletal Pain
auto injuries, back pain, sciatica, neck pain, shoulder pain, TMJ/TMD, osteoarthritis, joint pain, repetitive stress injuries, sports injuries, pain in the limbs, weakness, cramping, reduced range of motion, mobility problems

Stress
anxiety, insomnia, irritability, anger

Neurological
headache, Migraines, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, numbness/tingling, stroke recovery, Bell’s Palsy, Trigeminal Neuralgia, nerve pain, Shingles, Parkinson’s Disease

Gynecological
PMS/PMDD, painful or irregular menses, menopause

Pregnancy
pre-and post-partum care, morning sickness, labor preparation, lactation support

Digestive 
acid reflux/heartburn, ulcers, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome,  

Respiratory 
allergies, asthma, sinus infections, bronchitis, common cold, cough

Cardiovascular
high blood pressure, low blood pressure, palpitations, Raynaud's Disease

Immune System
autoimmune diseases, Lupus, Rheumatoid arthritis, MS, HIV/AIDS, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Sjogren’s, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s Disease, immune deficiency, chronic colds or infections

Emotional/Psychological 
depression, stress, lack of energy, unhappiness, anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia, feelings of fear or overwhelm

Eye Problems 
eye strain, inflammations, impaired vision, floaters, eye irritation

Dermatology
Acne, Eczema, Psoriasis, Rosacea, rashes, dry skin

Endocrine/Metabolism
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Diabetes, Thyroid conditions, hormonal imbalances

Uro-Genital
bladder dysfunction, incontinence, frequent urination, nocturia

Pediatrics
common colds, coughs, ear and upper respiratory infections, headaches, allergies, ADHD, digestive ailments, sleep problems, nightmares, bed wetting, growth and developmental delays

Other
general well being, prevention/maintenance care

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