Relieve pain and inflammation, reduce stress and cravings, improve sleep and digestion, increase energy... and these are just the side effects! Acupuncture treatment covers a full range of conditions affecting the musculoskeletal, digestive, reproductive, respiratory, neurological, psychological, dermatological, immune and endocrine systems, as well as for geriatrics and pediatrics. The issues listed below are conditions for which the World Health Organization and National Institutes of Health have specifically recommended acupuncture.
Pain: automobile and sports injuries, post-operative pain and rehab, strains and sprains, neck pain, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, low back pain, sciatica, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, fibromyalgia, myofascial pain, dental pain, TMJ, joint pain, migraines, headaches, dizziness.
Emotional and Psychological: stress, hypertension, anxiety, depression, insomnia, fatigue, poor memory, seasonal affective disorder.
Gastrointestinal: indigestion, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, diabetes, gastritis, gastrospasm, peptic ulcer.
Respiratory: allergies, asthma, the common cold and flu, chronic cough, sore throat, rhinitis, sinusitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, emphysema.
Neurological: Bell's palsy, trigeminal neuralgia, peripheral neuropathy, general neuralgia, tinnitus, facial tics, eye problems, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, stroke recovery.
Women's Health: infertility, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, premenstrual syndrome, morning sickness, malposition of fetus, labor induction, postpartum disorders, menopausal symptoms.
Men's Health: infertility, low sperm count, sperm motility and morphology, impotence.
Dermatological: acne, eczema, psoriasis, facial rejuvenation.
Supportive Therapy: adverse reactions to cancer treatments.
Addictions: tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, sugar, recreational drugs, medications.
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