What are the benefits of Acupuncture?

Ancient China utilized acupuncture as a main form of medicine to treat pain and illness for thousands of years. Modern research has shown that acupuncture can affect most of the body’s systems — the nervous system, musculo-skeletal system, hormone output, circulation, immune and allergy response, as well as the respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems.

Benefits of acupuncture:

Pain Relief
Increased mobility of joints
Better sleep Reduced nausea and acid reflux
Stability of appetite Balance of mood
Improved immune function Reduced stress & anxiety
Beneficial for skin tone Quicker recovery from trauma
Regulation of digestive disorders Regulation of menstrual disorders

What else does Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine treat?

Here is a list of common conditions, as outlined by the World Health Organization (WHO), considered to respond favorably to treatment by Chinese Medicine.

Musculo-Skeletal & Neurological / Pain:

Arthritis Bell’s Palsy
Neuralgia / Headache
Sciatica / Sprains / Carpal Tunnel / Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Back Pain / Post Stroke
Bursitis / Frozen Shoulder
Tendinitis (“Golfers or Tennis Elbow”)/  Chronic Pain
Stiff Neck  / Pre-Post Operative Pain

Gastro-Intestinal / Digestive Disorders:

Ulcers / Diarrhea
Colitis / Constipation
Indigestion /  Hemorrhoids
IBS / Acid Reflux
Nausea / Vomiting

Eyes, Ears, Nose & Throat:

Colds & Flu / Sinus Infection
Bronchitis / Sore throat
Tinnitus (Ear Ringing) / Poor eyesight
Meniere’s / Dizziness
Ear Ache / Hay Fever / Allergies
Deafness (obstructive) / Asthma

Women’s Health:

Infertility / Irregular Menses
UTI / Cramps
PMS / Morning Sickness / Post Partum Depression
PID (Pelvic Inflammatory Disorder)

*Safe Throughout Pregnancy (no toxicity to fetus as opposed to medications)


Anxiety / Addictions
Depression / Insomnia
Stress  / Attention Deficit Disorders / PTSD

Acupuncture - taking the pulse