What Can Be Treated?

The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed the following symptoms, diseases and conditions that have been shown through controlled trials to be treated effectively by acupuncture:

  • Low back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Sciatica
  • Tennis elbow
  • Knee pain
  • Peri-arthritis of the shoulder
  • Sprains (Ankles, Wrists)
  • Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders and Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Headaches
  • Dental pain
  • Tempromandibular (TMJ) dysfunction
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Induction of labor
  • Correction of Malposition of Fetus (Breech presentation)
  • Morning sickness
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Postoperative pain
  • Stroke
  • Essential hypertension
  • Primary hypotension
  • Renal colic
  • Leucopenia
  • Adverse reactions to Radiation or Chemotherapy
  • Allergic rhinitis, including Hay Fever
  • Biliary colic
  • Depression (including Depressive Neurosis and Depression following Stroke)
  • Acute Bacillary Dysentery
  • Primary Dysmenorrhea
  • Acute Epigastralgia
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Acute and Chronic Gastritis

 

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