what can acupuncture Treat?

Acupuncture alone can treat a wide range of diseases and conditions.  The World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized its effectiveness in treating over 40 diseases and disorders.  Below is a partial list, the full WHO report on acupuncture treatments can be found on their website.  If you have any questions about acupuncture and these conditions or if you are wondering if acupuncture can be used for a condition not listed below please contact us at info@christopherleelac.com or call 925-212-7967.
  • Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy
  • Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
  • Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
  • Dysmenorrhoea, primary
  • Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)
  • Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
  • Headache
  • Hypertension, essential
  • Hypotension, primary
  • Induction of labour
  • Knee pain
  • Low back pain
  • Morning sickness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Neck pain
  • Periarthritis of shoulder
  • Postoperative pain
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Sprain
  • Stroke
  • Tennis elbow
  • Abdominal pain (in acute gastroenteritis or due to gastrointestinal spasm)
  • Alcohol dependence and detoxification
  • Bell’s palsy
  • Endometriosis
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Cancer pain
  • Anxiety
  • Competition stress syndrome
  • Diabetes mellitus, non-insulin-dependent

 

  • Earache
  • Eye pain
  • Female infertility
  • Facial spasm
  • Fibromyalgia and fasciitis
  • Gouty arthritis
  • Herpes zoster (human (alpha) herpesvirus 3)
  • Insomnia
  • Lactation, deficiency
  • Male sexual dysfunction, non-organic
  • Ménière disease
  • Neuralgia, post-herpetic
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pain due to endoscopic examination
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (Stein-Leventhal syndrome)
  • Postoperative convalescence
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Prostatitis, chronic
  • Pruritus
  • Radicular and pseudoradicular pain syndrome
  • Raynaud syndrome, primary
  • Recurrent lower urinary-tract infection
  • Retention of urine, traumatic
  • Spine pain, acute
  • Stiff neck
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
  • Tobacco dependence
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Ulcerative colitis, chronic
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Breathlessness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Convulsions in infants
  • Diarrhea in infants and young children

 

Christopher Lee, L.Ac. - 110 La Casa Via, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA  94598 - 925-212-7967