What Can Acupuncture Treat?

Acupuncture works by activating the body's own healing powers, so it can be beneficial for many health conditions. The World Health Organization (WHO) has documented many symptoms, diseases, and conditions that have been shown in controlled clinical trials to be effectively treated with acupuncture. Below are some common conditions I can treat, but please feel free to call me about your specific health condition.

Autoimmune Disorders

  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Ankylosing Sponylitis
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Fibromylagia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Chron's, IBS, Celiac, etc..)

Pain

  • Headaches & migraines
  • Back, neck and shoulder pain
  • Joint pain: knee, hip, ankle, feet, toes, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, fingers
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Jaw pain (TMJ)
  • Dental pain
  • Sciatica
  • Arthritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Postoperative pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Sports injuries

Respiratory Complaints

  • Sinusitis
  • Allergies
  • Cough & Asthma

Men & Women's Health

  • Infertility (male & female)
  • Increased efficacy of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Pregnancy & Post partum complications
  • Dysmenorrhea (painful menses)
  • PMS (pre-menstrual syndrome)
  • Menopause
  • Amenorrhea (no or insufficient menses)
  • Menorrhagia (excessive bleeding)
  • Metrorrhagia (abnormal bleeding)
  • Decreased libido & erectile dysfunction

Mental and Emotional Well being

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Eating disorders

Digestive Issues & Nausea

  • Heartburn, Acid Reflux
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Chronic indigestion
  • Chronic loose stools or constipation
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Acute & chronic gastritis
  • Morning sickness
  • Nausea and vomiting