In the hands of a well-trained practitioner, acupuncture has much broader applications beyond pain relief.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes the use of acupuncture in the treatment of a wide range of common illnesses including:
  • Neurologic and Musculoskeletal Disorders

    • Headache and Migraine

    • Trigeminal Neuralgias

    • Facial Palsy (early stage, i.e., within 3-6 months)

    • Pareses Following a Stroke

    • Peripheral Neuropathies

    • Sequelae of Poliomyelitis (early stage, i.e., within 6 months)

    • Meniere’s Disease

    • Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction

    • Nocturnal Enuresis (bedwetting)

    • Intercostal Neuralgia

    • Cervicobrachial Syndrome

    • Frozen Shoulder

    • Sciatica

    • Low Back Pain

    • Osteoarthritis

    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    • Back and Knee Pain

    • Fibromyalgia

    • Chronic Fatigue

    • Sports Injuries and Pains

  • Reproductive & Gynecological Conditions

    • Premenstrual Syndrome

    • Dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramps)

    • Spotting and Excessive Bleeding

    • Amenorrhea (Loss of Menstrual Period)

    • Impotence (ED)

    • Infertility

    • Incontinence

    • Prostatitis

  • Upper Respiratory System

    • Acute sinusitis

    • Acute rhinitis

    • Common Cold and Flu

    • Acute tonsillitis

  • Respiratory System

    • Acute bronchitis

    • Bronchial asthma 

  • Eye Disorders

    • Acute conjunctivitis

    • Central Retinitis Myopia (in children)

    • Cataracts (without complications)

  • Mouth Disorders

    • Toothache

    • Post Extraction Pain

    • Gingivitis

    • Acute and Chronic Pharyngitis

  • Gastrointestinal Disorders

    • Spasms of esophagus

    • Hiccough

    • Gastroptosis

    • Acute and Chronic Gastritis

    • Gastric Hyperacidity

    • Chronic Duodenal Ulcer (pain relief)

    • Acute Duodenal Ulcer (without complications)

    • Acute and Chronic Colitis

    • Acute Bacillary Dysentery

    • Constipation

    • Diarrhea

    • Paralytic Ileus

  • Mental Emotional Problems

    • Stress

    • Anxiety

    • Depression

    • Insomnia

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