Common Conditions Treated by Acupuncture

Cardiology

Chest pain/angina, hypertension, high blood pressure, stroke, palpitations, flutters, high cholesterol, congestive heart failure

Dermatology

Eczema/dermatitis, psoriasis, acne, dry skin, itching, wrinkles, face-lifts, spider/varicose veins, scars, burns, warts, rashes

Gastroenterology

Irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, diarrhea, constipation, nausea, vomiting, gastritis, ulcers, GERD, gas and bloating, abdominal pain. Also see GastroIntestinal Health Panel Saliva Tests

Gynocology / Urology

Amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, menstrual cramps, PMS, infertility, breech pregnancy, polycystic ovaries, endometriosis, menopause symptoms, fibroids, cysts, prostatitis, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary tract infections, bladder and kidney stones, impotence, STD’s

HEENT

Migraines, cluster and tension headaches, cold sores, post-nasal drip, sore throat, blurred vision, floaters, ringing ears, dizziness and vertigo

Musculo-skeletal

Pain (back, neck, shoulder, knee, limb), sciatica, scoliosis, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel, tendonitis, TMJ, arthritis, bursitis, herniated/bulging discs, numbness
Article on treating pain with acupuncture
Article on treating sports & work injuries

Pediatrics

ADD/ADHD, food allergies, asthma, sinus & ear infections, teething, gastric pain, immune enhancement

Psychology

Depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, mania, irritability, panic attacks, stress

Respiratory

Asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis, allergies, colds & flu, shortness of breath, coughing and wheezing, snoring, sinus infections
Article on treating allergies with acupuncture

Miscellaneous

Cancer (including side-effects of chemo and radiation), stop smoking, detoxification, diabetes, hypoglycemia, bell’s palsy, paralysis, numbness, tremors, weight loss/gain, thyroid disorders, insomnia, HIV and AIDS, hepatitis, MS