Conditions Treated

Professional acupuncture treatment in New York City

world health organizationAcupuncture has been confirmed as an effective course of action for a wide variety of injuries and ailments. The World Health Organization and the National Institutes of Health released a 2003 report detailing their research: “Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials.” The list of the conditions below were taken from that report.

Psychological Conditions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Hypersomnia
  • Insomnia
  • OCD
  • PTSD
  • Somatization disorder
Neurological Conditions
  • Cervicobrachial syndrome
  • Disc problems
  • Facial palsy
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Intercostal neuralgia
  • Meniere’s Disease
  • Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • Paresis following stroke
  • Peripheral neuropathies
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
Musculo-Skeletal Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Frozen shoulder and tennis elbow
  • Localized traumatic injuries, including: sprains, strains, tendinitis, etc
  • Low back and/or neck strain
  • Muscle pain, swelling, stiffness and weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Work and sports related injuries
Respiratory and Cardiovascular Conditions
  • Acute bronchitis
  • Acute rhinitis
  • Acute sinusitis
  • Acute tonsillitis
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Essential hypertension
Conditions of the Eye, Ear, Nose & Mouth
  • Acute conjunctivitis
  • Acute and chronic pharyngitis
  • Cataracts
  • Central retinitis
  • Gingivitis
  • Myopia
  • Toothaches, post extraction pain
Gastrointestinal Conditions
  • Acute & chronic colitis
  • Acute bacillary dysentery
  • Acute and chronic gastritis
  • Acute duodenal ulcer
  • Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief)
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Gastroptosis
  • Gastric hyperacidity
  • Irritable bowel and colitis
  • Paralytic ileus
  • Spasms of esophagus and cardiac
Gynecological Conditions
  • Benign amenorrhea
  • Benign irregular menstruation
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Infertility
  • Menopause syndrome
  • PMS