Chinese Medicine is sophisticated medical system that has been treating disease for thousands of years. It focuses on balancing the energy of the body which leaves very few conditions for which it is not beneficial.
Fast forward to the 21st century where western medicine looks to medical research to quantify the benefit and result of acupuncture treatments. Through clinical trials, the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes acupuncture to be effective in the treatment of a wide variety of medical problems. The brief summery to the right includes their list of diseases that lend themselves to treatment by acupuncture:
If you don't see the condition you are concerned with or would like to receive treatments for, please contact me and we can discuss how acupuncture can help improve your quality of life.
Stress, Insomnia, Hypersomnia, Headaches, High blood pressure, Fatigue
Emotional disordersDepression, Anxiety, OCD, PTSD, Somatization disorder
Digestive disordersNausea, IBS, Colitis, Abdominal pain, Ulcers, Bloating, GERD, Constipation, Diarrhea
Reproductive disordersIrregular or Painful periods, PMS, Endometriosis, Fertility support, Menopause, Ovarian cyst
PainWork + Sports related injuries, Localized traumatic injuries, sprains, strains, tendonitis, contractors, Muscle pain, swelling, stiffness and weakness, chronic pain, Low back pain, Frozen shoulder, Tennis elbow, Sciatica, Fibromyalgia, Migraines, Dental pain, TMJ
Respiratory disordersAsthma, Allergies, Bronchitis, Common colds, Flu symptoms
Support during Western medical cancer treatmentsIncluding adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemo therapy
OtherSmoking cessation, Withdrawal from street and pharmacological drugs, Appetite suppression, Facial rejuvenation