What does acupuncture treat?
Acupuncture works by stimulating the body's own innate ability to heal.  Acupuncture and Chinese herbs are beneficial for many health conditions. The World Health Organization (WHO) has documented over 300 symptoms, diseases, and conditions that have been shown to be effectively addressed with acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Below are some common conditions I treat, but please feel free to contact me about your specific health condition.

Autoimmune Diseases

  • Celiac Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Lupus
  • Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  • Graves' Disease
  • many others

Pain

  • Sports injuries
  • Muscle pain
  • Back, neck and shoulder pain
  • Hip, leg, ankle and foot pain
  • Shoulder, arm, wrist and hand pain
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Tennis elbow
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Jaw pain (TMJ)
  • Dental pain
  • Neuralgia
  • Tendonitis
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Postoperative pain

Women's Health

  • Fibrocystic Breast Disease
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Irregular, Heavy or Painful Menstruation
  • Menopausal Symptoms
  • Premenstrual Syndrome 
  • Vulvodynia
  • Morning sickness
  • Pre-natal and post-natal support

Internal Medicine

  • Heartburn, Acid Reflux
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Chronic indigestion
  • Chronic loose stools or constipation
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Acute and chronic gastritis
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Thyroid conditions
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Psoriasis / Eczema

Mental and Emotional Well-being

  • Stress
  • Anxiety / Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Respiratory Complaints

  • Sinusitis (acute or chronic)
  • Allergies
  • Asthma