What Does Acupuncture Treat?
People often call us and ask, "What does acupuncture treat?" The answer is that acupuncturists can treat many different types of disorders. In the west it is most commonly used for treating pain and musculo-skeletal disorders. However, acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine can be used for a whole lot more that that.
Here are a few examples of different disorders that Chinese medicine can be used to treat are:
Pain disorders including disorders of bones, muscles, joints and nerves such as
, tendonitis, bursitis, neuralgias, migraines, dizziness, low back pain, neck and shoulder pain, sciatica, muscle spasms, numbness and tingling.
Sleep troubles such as insomnia and fatigue.
Circulatory disorders such as hypertension, angina, palpitations, atheroschlerosis, and anemia.
Gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) , food allergies, peptic ulcers, constipation, chronic diarrhea, indigestion, anorexia, gastritis, and colitis.
Gynecological disorders such as irregular, heavy, or painful menses, PMS, fibrocystic breast disease, and menopause.
Urogenital disorders such as stress incontinence, urinary tract infections, sexual dysfunction, and infertility.
Endocrine disorders such as diabetes, hypo/hyperthyroidism, and obesity.
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Performance enhancement such as athletic and strength assistance.
Supportive therapy for many other chronic and painful debilitating disorders.