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What problems can be treated by acupuncture?

The World Health Organization has publicly announced that acupuncture is suitable for treating the following:

Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders

Toothaches, pain after tooth extraction, gingivitis, acute or chronic otitis, acute sinusitis, acute rhinitis, nasal catarrh, and acute tonsillitis.

Respiratory Disorders

Bronchial asthma (in children or adults when uncomplicated).

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Esophageal and cardio spasm, hiccup, gastroptosis, acute or chronic gastritis, sour stomach, chronic duodenal ulcers, acute or chronic colonitis, acute bacillary dysentery, constipation, diarrhea, and paralytic ileus.

Eye Disorders

Acute conjunctivitis, central retinitis, nearsightedness (in children), and cataracts without complications.

Neurological and Muscular Disorders

Headaches, migraines, trigeminal neuralgia, facial paralysis (within the first 3-6 months), post-stroke paresis, peripheral neuritis, neurological bladder dysfunction, bed wetting, intercostal neuralgia, cervical syndrome, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, sciatica, low back pain, and osteoarthritis.

In addition, acupuncture has been used for centuries in China to treat a host of other problems, such as knee pain, sprains and strains, and most gynecological complaints.

You may also consider acupuncture for the following symptoms:

Allergy, Asthma, Ankle or Back Pain, Breech Baby, Broken Bone Pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Chest and Ribs Pain, Chronic Fatigue, Drug Abuse Detox, Dizziness, Fibromyalgia, Frozen Shoulder, Headache, Heel Pain, Hip Pain, Jaw Pain, Joint Pain, Knee Pain, Labor Induction, Migraines, Neck and Shoulder Pain, PMS, Post Operative Pain, Post Stroke Pain, Scar Pain, Sexual Issues, Tail-Bone Pain, Tennis Elbow, TMJ, Wrist Pain, and many others.

Questions & Answers About Acupuncture

What is acupuncture? 
What problems can be treated by acupuncture? 
How deep do the needles go? 
Does it hurt? 
Are the needles clean? 
Do acupuncturists only insert needles? 
How does acupuncture work? 
Are there different styles of acupuncture? 
What criteria should one use in choosing an acupuncturist? 
How many treatments will I need? 
Is there anything I need to do before receiving an acupuncture treatment? 
Is there anything I need to do while receiving acupuncture? 
What can I expect after treatment?

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