A small sampling of the many ailments that we commonly see in our practice and benefit from treatment with acupuncture and Chinese herbs
SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
Pain Disorders: Headaches, Migraines, TMJ, Neck and Shoulder Tightness, Back Pain, Knee Pain, Sciatica, Musculoskeletal Problems, Fibromyalgia, Post-Operative Recovery.
Sleep Disorders: Insomnia, Lethargy, Dizziness, Chronic Fatigue.
Immune Disorders: Autoimmune Disorders, Lyme Disease, HIV Health Maintenance.
Cardiovascular Disorders: High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Type 2 Diabetes.
Respiratory Disorders: Allergies, Asthma, Sinusitis, Colds and Flus.
Digestive Disorders: Crohn's Disease, Colitis, Celiac Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Acid Reflux, Heartburn, Indigestion, Bloating, Nausea, Diarrhea, Constipation.
Psycho-Emotional Disorders: Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive Thinking, Grief, Heartbreak, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Addiction, Recovery.
Palliative Care: Pain Management, Psycho-Spiritual Transcendence, Mitigation of Side Effects of Medications, Chemotherapy, and Radiation.
Preventive Health: Cold and Flu Prevention, Stress Management, Hormonal Balance, Cardiovascular Health, Seasonal Attunement.
Reproductive Health: Menstrual Irregularities, PMS, Menopause, Conception Difficulties, Fertility, Pregnancy, Morning Sickness, Childbirth, Lactation Difficulties, Postpartum, Fibroids, Ovarian Cysts, Uterine Problems, Prostate / BPH, Impotence, Sexual Dysfunction.
Transgender Health: Hormonal Fluctuations, Hot Flashes, Low Libido, Post-Surgical Recovery, Scarring.
Acupuncture is scientifically proven to be effective by successful clinical trials for the following disorders
published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in "Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials."
low back pain
periarthritis of the shoulder
facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
tempromandibular (TMJ) dysfunction
induction of labor
correction of malposition of fetus (breech presentation)
nausea and vomiting
adverse reactions to radiation or chemotherapy
allergic rhinitis, including hay fever
depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
acute bacillary dysentery
acute and chronic gastritis