What Can be Treated?

The function of Chinese Medicine is to keep the flow of Qi strong and smooth. Because of this, it helps with overall health and can be used as preventive care. The therapeutic techniques of Chinese Medicine can also be applied at the onset of feeling sick, when it can regulate the body's defenses to speed recovery.

Regulating the body's energy, Chinese Medicine corrects and maintains the functions of the body. Through this regulating action, there are many disorders that can be treated by Chinese Medicine. The World Health Organization produced a list of conditions for which Acupuncture has been proven effective through controlled studies, including but not limited to:

Reaction to Chemo/radiation Allergic Rhinitis Depression
Dysmenorrhea Headache Hypertension
Knee Pain Low Back Pain Nausea & Vomiting
Neck Pain Sciatica Tennis Elbow

Also listed as conditions that Acupuncture has been found to be an effective treatment includes:

Abdominal Pain Earache Fibromyalgia
Gallbladder issues Infertility Gout
Insomnia Lactation Problems Sexual Dysfunction
Neuralgia Obesity Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Reflex Obstructive Disorder Substance Dependence Ulcerative Colitis

For more information, please visit the W.H.O.�s website to see their complete list of conditions treated by Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture.