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What does acupuncture treat?

The World Health Organization has recognized that acupuncture is an appropriate treatment for more than 200 clinical conditions.  Some of the conditions that can be effectively treated or relieved include:

  • Gastrointestinal Disorders: Food allergies, indigestion, diarrhea, constipation, peptic ulcer, gastritis, colitis, irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Urogenital Disorders: Urinary tract infections, incontinence, prostatitis, sexual dysfunction, infertility.
  • Gynecological Problems: PMS, menstrual difficulties (irregular, heavy or painful menstruation), infertility, morning sickness, fibrocystic disease, menopause problems.
  • Muscle and Joint Pain: Arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, low back pain, neck and shoulder pain, whiplash, sciatica, TMJ problems.
  • Respiratory Problems: Asthma, emphysema, allergies, chronic bronchitis, sinusitis.
  • Circulatory Disorders: High blood pressure, angina, muscle cramps, anemia, palpitations, atherosclerosis.
  • Immune System Disorders: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis, candidiasis, lupus, fibromyalgia.
  • Endocrine Disorders: Diabetes, hyper/hypothyroidism.
  • Neurological Disorders: Stroke, multiple sclerosis, trigeminal neuralgia, numbness, tingling, dizziness.
  • Headache: Migraine, tension, sinus, cluster headaches.
  • Emotional Problems: Stress, insomnia, depression, anxiety, phobias, bipolar personality disorder, compulsive behavior, poor self-esteem, eating disorders.
  • Addictions: alcoholism, drug and nicotine addiction.
San Diego Chiropractor | What does acupuncture treat?. Dr. Linda Oliver is a San Diego Chiropractor.