What can acupuncture treat?
Traditional Chinese Medicine can often make sense of illnesses that Western medicine has difficulty treating. In cases where Western medicine may be limited to prescribing medication for symptom management, acupuncture may be able to intervene and encourage the body's self-healing process. The benefits of acupuncture have become widely recognized and integrated with mainstream healthcare. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine is currently the fastest growing medical modality in the United States.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recognize acupuncture's effectiveness for many common disorders (this is by no means a complete list of what acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine can treat):
Disorders involving muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissue, including: Tennis elbow, frozen shoulder, TMJ, sciatica, back pain, knee pain, arthritis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, fibromyalgia...
Emotional & Neurological Disorders:Stress, depression, anxiety, insomnia, migraines, headaches, trigeminal neuralgia, Bell's Palsy, post-stroke paralysis, peripheral neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, dizziness, and tinnitus.
Menstrual irregularity, amenorrhea (no period), dysmenorrhea (painful periods), endometriosis, PMS, PCOS, infertility, menopausal syndrome...
Ear, Nose & Throat Disorders:
Toothaches, earaches, Meniere's Disease, acute and chronic sinusitis, laryngitis, emphysema...
Colds, flu, bronchitis, asthma, allergies...
Hypertension, hypotension, high cholesterol, angina, arteriosclerosis, Raynaud's Disease...
Bladder and kidney infections, cystitis, stress incontinence, prostatitis, benign prostatic hypertrophy...
In addition, acupuncture has been used to help many other conditions not listed above with great success! If you are unsure whether or not acupuncture can help you, please contact Cindi for more information.
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