Conditions Treated

Oriental medicine is a comprehensive system of medicine. It works with your body to produce true healing instead of suppressing symptoms. A few of the conditions successfully treated by acupuncture and Oriental medicine:

General:

  • Women’s issues, including painful periods, menopause, and other gynecological issues. These are treated without requiring uncomfortable examinations.
  • Post-Surgery, acupuncture does a good job to reduce pain as well as to help the healing process. It works well alongside physical therapy. It is quite cost effective in this area, as a few treatments can give my patients a lot of help.

I am attaching links to some articles on the effectiveness of acupuncture in postoperative recovery:

http://www.medicalacupuncture.org/aama_marf/journal/vol12_2/poster2.html

http://www.icmart.org/index.php?id=86,0,0,1,0,0

http://bja.oxfordjournals.org/content/101/2/151.full

  • Chronic pain, especially joint and muscle pain, arthritis, as well as headaches and other discomforts.
  • Fatigue, including chronic fatigue syndrome, or a general feeling of being down.
  • Most conditions that respond to drug treatment, respond even better to acupuncture and Chinese herbs – without side effects. However, we insist on partnering with your doctor to determine a proper course of treatment. Some medications need special care and planning.
  • Most chronic conditions such as allergies, asthma, and more respond extremely well to acupuncture.

Specific conditions treated:

Cardiovascular Disorders

  • Angina
  • Hypertension

Dermatology (Skin Conditions)

  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea

Endocrine/Metabolism

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid Conditions

Gastrointestinal/Digestion

  • Acid Reflux/Heartburn
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Gynecology

  • Breech Positioning Of The Fetus
  • Female And Male Infertility
  • In Vitro Fertilization Support
  • Induction Of Labor
  • Irregular/Painful Menstruation
  • Menopause
  • Morning Sickness
  • PMS
  • Post-Partum Depression

Mental Health

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia/Sleep Disturbance
  • Stress

Musculoskeletal Pain

  • Dental Pain
  • Joint/Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain/Sciatica
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Repetitive Stress Injuries
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sports Injuries

Respiratory

  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Common Cold
  • Cough
  • Flu
  • Sinusitis

Neurological

  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Headache/Migraines
  • Meniere’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Post Stroke Paralysis
  • Shingles
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • TMJ
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

Uro-Genital

  • Bed Wetting
  • Bladder Dysfunction
  • Incontinence

Other

  • General Well Being
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Weight Control