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List of Conditions Treated

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

anxiety, insomnia, irritability, anger

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

PMS/PMDD, painful or irregular menses, menopause

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Diabetes, Thyroid conditions, hormonal imbalances

bladder dysfunction, incontinence, frequent urination, nocturia

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

general well being, prevention/maintenance care

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