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Conditions Treated

Chinese Medicine treats a wide variety of conditions. Some examples are:

  • Muscle/joint pain including back, shoulder, hip, knee, elbow, wrist, ankle, foot, hand, finger, and toe
  • Arthritis/tendonitis/bursitis/fibromyalgia/neuropathy
  • Carpal tunnel and plantar fasciitis
  • Digestive complaints including weight management
  • Asthma/allergies/cough/common cold
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Diabetes and associated complications
  • Circulatory Disorders
  • Blood pathogen diseases: Hepatitis, Lyme disease, shingles, others
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders: Neuropathy, MS, ALS, Parkinson’s disease
  • Managing side effects of cancer treatment
  • Autoimmune conditions
  • Fertility
  • Emotional conditions including depression, irritation, anxiety, and worry
  • Women’s health including menopause and menstrual issues
  • Dermatological issues including eczema, psoriasis, hives, acne, and poison oak
  • Pediatric disorders including digestive, respiratory, and developmental issues

The World Health Organization (WHO) states acupuncture helps these conditions.

Psychological Conditions

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • PTSD
  • Somatization disorder
  • Hypersomnia
  • Insomnia

Neurological Conditions

  • Headache and migraine
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Facial palsy (early stage, within three to six months)
  • Paresis following stroke
  • Peripheral neuropathies
  • Meniere’s Disease
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • Cervicobrachial syndrome
  • Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
  • Intercostal neuralgia
  • Disc problems

Musculo-skeletal Conditions

  • Muscle pain, swelling, stiffness and weakness
  • Localized traumatic injuries, sprains, strains, tendinitis, contractures
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Work and sports related injuries
  • Low back and/or neck strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • “Frozen shoulder”, “tennis elbow”
  • Sciatica

Respiratory System Conditions

  • Acute sinusitis
  • Acute rhinitis
  • Common cold and allergies*
  • Acute tonsillitis
  • Acute bronchitis
  • Bronchial asthma

Conditions of the Eye, Ear, Nose & Mouth

 

  • Acute conjunctivitis
  • Central retinitis
  • Myopia (in children)
  • Cataract (without complications)
  • Toothaches, post extraction pain
  • Gingivitis
  • Acute and chronic pharyngitis

Gastrointestinal Conditions

  • Spasms of esophagus and cardiac
  • Irritable bowel and colitis
  • Gastroptosis
  • Acute and chronic gastritis
  • Gastric hyperacidity (i.e. acid reflux)
  • Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief)
  • Acute duodenal ulcer (without complication)
  • Acute and chronic colitis
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Acute bacillary dysentery
  • Paralytic ileus

Gynecological Conditions

  • Infertility *
  • PMS
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Menopause syndrome
  • Benign irregular menstruation
  • Benign amenorrhea

Cardiovascular Conditions

  • Essential hypertension

Other Conditions

  • Withdrawal from street and pharmacological drugs
  • Appetite suppression