Why Acupuncture?

Why Acupuncture

Acupuncture is known to help with many ailments. I have been fortunate enough to help many patients with some of the life altering disorders below. Please take a look and see if you may have a need for acupuncture.

Cardiovascular Disorders

  • Essential hypertension

Neurological Disorders

  • Cervicobrachial syndrome
  • Disc problems
  • Facial palsy (early stage, within three to six months)
  • Headache and migraine
  • Intercostal neuralgia
  • Meniere’s Disease
  • Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • Paresis following stroke
  • Peripheral neuropathies
  • Trigeminal neuralgia

Musculo-skeletal Disorders

  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • “Frozen shoulder”, “tennis elbow”
  • Localized traumatic injuries, sprains, strains, tendonitis, contractures
  • Low back pain
  • Muscle pain, swelling, stiffness and weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Work and sports related injuries

Respiratory System Disorders

  • Acute bronchitis
  • Acute rhinitis
  • Acute sinusitis
  • Acute tonsillitis
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Common cold

Disorders of the Eye, Ear, Nose & Mouth

  • Acute and chronic pharyngitis
  • Acute conjunctivitis
  • Cataract (without complications)
  • Central retinitis
  • Gingivitis
  • Myopia (in children)
  • Toothaches, post extraction pain

Gastrointestinal Disorders

  • Acute and chronic colitis
  • Acute and chronic gastritis
  • Acute bacillary dysentery
  • Acute duodenal ulcer (without complication)
  • Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief)
  • Constipation
  • Gastric hyperacidity
  • Gastroptosis
  • Diarrhea
  • Hiccough
  • Irritable bowel and colitis
  • Paralytic ileus
  • Spasms of esophagus and cardia
  • Gynecological Disorders
  • Benign amenorrhea
  • Benign irregular menstruation
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Infertility (Not WHO recognized. Clinical experience proves effective.)
  • Menopause syndrome
  • PMS

Psychological Disorders

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Hypersomnia
  • Insomnia
  • OCD
  • PTSD
  • Somatization disorder

Other Disorders

  • Appetite suppression
  • Withdrawal from street and pharmacological drugs

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