What Can Chinese Medicine Treat?

Many people associate acupuncture with the treatment of pain. However, acupuncture can treat a wide range of problems, especially when used in combination with herbs. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have both studied acupuncture’s efficacy and released lists of conditions that acupuncture has been shown to treat either through controlled clinical trials or through clinical experience.

  • acne
  • acute bacillary dysentery
  • acute and chronic gastritis
  • addiction
  • anxiety
  • asthma
  • bell’s palsy
  • biliary colic
  • bronchitis
  • bursitis
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • chemotherapy side effects
  • colds
  • colitis
  • constipation
  • correction of malposition of fetus (breech presentation)
  • dental pain
  • depression
  • diabetes
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • earache
  • eczema
  • essential hypertension
  • facial pain (including crainiomandibular disorders)
  • fibromyalgia myofascial pain
  • flu
  • frozen shoulder
  • hay fever
  • headache
  • hemorrhoids
  • hepatitis
  • high blood pressure
  • hypoglycemia
  • impotence
  • indigestion
  • infertility
  • insomnia
  • irregular period or cramps
  • knee pain
  • leucopenia
  • low back pain
  • meniere’s disease
  • morning sickness
  • nausea and vomiting
  • neck pain
  • osteoarthritis
  • pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
  • peptic ulcer
  • periarthritis of the shoulder
  • PMS
  • primary hypotension
  • postoperative pain
  • renal colic
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • sciatica
  • sinus infection
  • sore throat
  • sprains
  • stiff neck
  • stress
  • stroke rehabilitation
  • tempromandibular (TMJ) dysfunction
  • tendonitis
  • tennis elbow
  • trigeminal neuralgia