What is acupuncture and oriental medicine?
What is acupuncture?
How does acupuncture work?
Is acupuncture painful?
Is acupuncture safe?
Are there any side effects of acupuncture?
How deep do the needles go?
Can I combine acupuncture treatments?
How long will treatments take?
Do I need to prepare before a treatment?
How many treatments will I need?
Does insurance pay for acupuncture treatments?
Will acupuncture help me?
The World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture and traditional Oriental medicine’s ability to treat over 43 common disorders including:
Respiratory Disorders: e.g., emphysema, sinusitis, asthma, allergies, and bronchitis.
Gastrointestinal Disorders: e.g., food allergies, peptic ulcer, chronic diarrhea, constipation, indigestion, gastrointestinal weakness, anorexia, and gastritis.
Urogenital Disorders: e.g., stress incontinence, urinary tract infections, and sexual dysfunction.
Gynecological Disorders: e.g., irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, infertility, menopause, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
Disorders of the Bones, Muscles, Joints and Nervous System: e.g., arthritis, migraine headaches, neuralgia, insomnia, dizziness and low back pain, neck and should pain.
Circulatory Disorders: e.g., hypertension, angina pectoris, arteriosclerosis, and anemia.
Emotional and Psychological Disorders: e.g., depression and anxiety.
Addictions: e.g., alcohol, nicotine, and drugs.
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders.