Applicable Conditions

The following is a list of conditions for which acupuncture may be an adjunctive treatment option. Some of these conditions can be fully managed by acupuncture and/or herbal medicine, and others will require the additional support. We will work with your other healthcare providers and will make additional referrals as necessary.  

GENERAL
hypertension
insomnia
diabetes
fatigue
hypoglycemia
eye disorders
tinnitus
ear infections
chronic Lyme disease
autoimmune disorders
thyroid imbalance

DIGESTIVE
acid reflux / GERD
IBS / colitis
bloating
constipation diarrhea
food allergies

URINARY
chronic UTI's
incontinence
painful urination

DERMATOLOGICAL
eczema / psoriasis
acne
herpes / shingles
alopecia
dry skin
vitiligo
tinea

EMOTIONAL
anxiety
depression
stress
hyperactivity
eating disorders
PTSD
addiction
weight loss support

NEUROLOGICAL
headaches migraines
neuralgia
Parkinson's disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Bell's Palsy

GYNECOLOGICAL
cramping
infertility
IUI / IVF support
PMS
PCOS
hormonal imbalances
menopausal symptoms
ovarian cysts
endometriosis
fibroids

MEN'S HEALTH
impotence
infertility

OBSTETRICS
nausea
back pain
constipation
labor preparation
fertility
postpartum

MUSCULOSKELETAL
arthritis
sciatica
back pain
tendonitis
carpal tunnel
stroke
neuralgia
sprains / strains

RESPIRATORY
seasonal allergies
cold and flu
bronchitis
sinusitis
tonsillitis
asthma
COPD

SIDE EFFECTS OF CHEMO & RADIATION
neuralgia
tinnitus
nausea
GI complaints


In a publication entitled "Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials," the World Health Organization (WHO) identifies numerous conditions for which acupuncture, in controlled clinical trials, has been an effective treatment modality. These conditions and applications include:

  • Tension Headache
  • Migraine
  • Facial Pain
  • Craniomandibular Disorders
  • Tempromandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)
  • Restricted Joint Motion
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Arthralgia
  • Peri-Arthritis
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Epicondylitis
  • Fascitis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee
  • Radicular Pain Syndromes
  • Inflammation
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Biliary and Renal Colic
  • Traumatic Pain
  • Post-Operative Pain
  • Labor Pain
  • Reduction in Duration of Labor
  • Regulation of Blood Pressure
  • Stimulation of Immune System
  • Neuralgia
  • Sequeale of Stroke
  • Hemiplegia
  • Aphasia
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Facial Spasm
  • Insomnia
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Tonsilitis
  • Sore Throat
  • Bronchial Asthma
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Acute and Chronic Gastritis
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Morning Sickness
  • Chemotherapy Induced Leukopenia
  • Primary Dysmenorrhea
  • PMS
  • Regulating Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian Axis
  • Induction of Labor
  • Stimulating Lactation
  • Hypotension
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Drug Dependence
  • Diarrhea

 

For more information, please find the original publication here: "Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials"