Acupuncture

11 acupunctureAcupuncture is a very effective treatment method that originated in China thousands of years ago. It uses thin sterile needles placed in specific areas of the human body. Acupuncture is used for pain relief and various internal health issues by stimulating and guiding the body’s natural healing ability.

The World Health Organization (WHO), whose authority concerning health-related matters published an official report called “ Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials”. In this report, it listed the following symptoms, diseases and conditions that have been shown through controlled trials to be treated effectively by acupuncture:

  • low back pain
  • neck pain
  • sciatica
  • tennis elbow
  • knee pain
  • periarthritis of the shoulder
  • sprains
  • facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
  • headache
  • dental pain
  • tempromandibular (TMJ) dysfunction
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • induction of labor
  • correction of malposition of fetus (breech presentation)
  • morning sickness
  • nausea and vomiting
  • postoperative pain
  • stroke
  • essential hypertension
  • primary hypotension
  • renal colic
  • leucopenia
  • adverse reactions to radiation or chemotherapy
  • allergic rhinitis, including hay fever
  • biliary colic
  • depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
  • acute bacillary dysentery
  • primary dysmenorrhea
  • acute epigastralgia
  • peptic ulcer
  • acute and chronic gastritis

In our clinic, we have many successful cases of acupuncture treatment. Please check out our patient reviews and testimonials for more information. Also, Dr. Xiong talks about her medical cases with interesting stories from time to time in her blog.

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