Traditional acupuncture encourages the body to promote natural healing and improve function. This is done by inserting sterilized, stainless-steel needles into specific points located near or on the surface of the skin which have the ability to alter various biochemical and physiological conditions in order to treat a wide variety of illnesses.
Following are some of the common conditions and disorders treated by traditional acupuncture.
allergies, asthma, chronic ear infections, chronic sinus infections, Meniere’s Disease, acute conjunctivitis, central retinitis, myopia (in children), cataract (without complications), toothaches, post extractions pain, gingivitis, acute and chronic pharyngitis
acute sinusitis, acute rhinitis, common cold and allergies, acute tonsillitis, acute bronchitis, bronchial asthma
Cushing’s syndrome, diabetes mellitus, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, hyperthyroidism, hypoglycemia
Celiac disease, chronic constipation, chronic diarrhea, Crohn’s syndrome, diverticulitis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), peptic ulcers, reflux esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcerative colitis, esophagus spasms, gastroptosis, acute and chronic gastritis, gastric hyperacidity, chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief), acute bacillary dysentery, paralytic ileus
benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), chronic prostatitis, chronic urinary tract infections (UTI), interstitial cystitis, stress incontinence, urolithiasis
dysmenorrhea, genital herpes, inducing labor, infertility
, malposition of fetus, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), premenstrual syndrome, perimenopausal syndrome, uterine fibroids, menopause syndrome, benign irregular menstruation, benign amenorrhea
achilles tendonitis, ankle sprain, ankylosing spondylitis, cancer pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, facial pain, dental pain, fibromyalgia, frozen shoulder, gallbladder pain, golfer’s elbow, gout, headaches, hip bursitis, hip pain, knee pain, low back pain, Morton’s neuroma, muscle strain, ‘mystery’ pain, neck pain, osteoarthritis, patellofemoral joint dysfunction, patellar tendonitis, piriformis syndrome, plantar fasciitis, postoperative pain, Raynaud’s phenomenon, rheumatoid arthritis, shoulder pain, shin splints, tennis elbow, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, localized traumatic injuries (sprains, strains, tendinitis, contractures), arthritis, work and sports related injuries, sciatica
Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Bell’s palsy, migraine headaches, multiple sclerosis (MS), myasthenia gravis, parkinson’s disease, peripheral neuropathy, Tourette’s syndrome, trigeminal neuralgia, headaches, facial palsy (early stage), paresis following stroke, nocturnal enuresis (NE), cervicobrachial syndrome, neurogenic bladder dysfunction, intercostal neuralgia, disc problems
anger, attention deficit disorder (ADD and ADHD), anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, depression, grief, insomnia, nightmares, obsessive compulsive disorder, emotional overwhelm, worry, fear, postpartum depression, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), somatization disorder, hypersomnia, appetite suppression, withdrawal from street and pharmacological drugs