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Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture treatment and Chinese herbs can be used to aid in a wide variety of conditions - often more effectively than drug treatment, and without side effects.

Acupuncture is one pillar of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  In modern times, it involves the insertion of exceptionally fine filiform (solid) needles into the body which aim to elicit specific physiologic responses.  Modern research shows that the insertion and subsequent manipulation of an acupuncture needle generates a healing cascade that effects everything from the body's circulatory system to it's immune and nervous system.  While the entire breadth of changes have yet to be defined, studies have already elucidated active mechanism(s) such as influences on the connective tissue, cytokine stimulation, adenosine modulation, neuromodulation, opioid production, and endorphin production!

Among others, acupuncture has been shown to successfully treat the following:

Cardiovascular diseases

  • Angina
  • High cholesterol
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)


  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Hives
  • Rosacea

Endocrine/Metabolic disorders

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid conditions

Gastrointestinal/Digestive disorders

  • Acid reflux/Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Gastritis
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Colitis

Gynecological disorders

  • Female and male infertility
  • In vitro fertilization support
  • Induction of labor
  • Irregular/Painful menstruation
  • Menopause
  • Morning Sickness
  • PMS
  • Post-partum depression

Mental disorders

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia/Sleep disturbance
  • Stress

Musculoskeletal pain relief

  • Dental pain
  • Joint/Limb pain
  • Low back pain/Sciatica
  • Neck pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Sports injuries

Respiratory disorders

  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Common cold
  • Cough
  • Flu
  • Sinusitis

Neurological disorders

  • Bell’s palsy
  • Headache/Migraines
  • Ménière’s disease
  • Post stroke paralysis
  • Shingles
  • TMJ
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

Uro-genital disorders

  • Cystitis
  • Frequent urination
  • Urinary retention
  • Incontinence

Supportive therapy

  • Radiation
  • Cancer/treatment related pain
  • Chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy
  • Chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting
  • Cancer treatment related brain fog and malaise
  • Post surgical recovery
  • Xerostomia/ xeropthalmia
  • HIV

Preventative care

  • Maintain health and wellness
  • Strengthen immune function
  • Improve energy


  • General wellbeing
  • Smoking cessation
  • Weight control

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