What Can Acupuncture Help?

What Can Acupuncture Help

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are extremely successful in the treatment of a multitude of conditions. Many people try it as a "last resort" to serious and complex medical problems and find that it can help them when other treatments could not. 

Acupuncture is also often used as a preventative medicine. Many people see their acupuncturist only 2-4 times a year for a "tune up" or "balancing" treatment. This can prevent disease and promote health, energy and vitality.

We will explore whether Acupuncture is suitable for your particular condition and determine a suitable treatment plan to take care of your ailments.  Each case is unique and it would be difficult to determine how effective acupuncture will be for you without a full assessment.  

Because the goal of acupuncture is to promote and restore the balance of energy, which flows throughout the body, the benefits of acupuncture can extend to a wide variety of conditions, from emotional disorders (anxiety, depression) to digestive complaints (nausea, vomiting, irritable bowel syndrome). It can be beneficial for pain syndromes due to an injury or associated with chronic degenerative diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. It can also be helpful in treating neurological problems like migraines or Parkinson’s disease, or as a rehabilitation strategy for individuals who suffered a stroke. Respiratory conditions, including sinusitis and asthma have been relieved with acupuncture, as have many gynecologic disorders and infertility. Acupuncture has also proved beneficial for reducing fatigue and addictions, and for promoting overall well-being.

Studies in the U.S. indicate that acupuncture can help relieve chronic low back pain, dental pain, migraine headaches, fibromyalgia and symptoms of osteoarthritis. It has been shown to assist in the treatment of emotional pain syndromes such as post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as controlling chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. It has also demonstrated clinical success in achieving pregnancy when used in conjunction with in-vitro fertilization.

What problems are commonly treated with Acupuncture?
 
The most common ailments presented to an acupuncturist tend to be pain related conditions. For example; arthritis, back, neck, knee and shoulder pain, carpal tunnel syndrome and sciatica. 

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a complete medical system that is capable of diagnosing and successfully treating a wide range of conditions including:

(This is by no means a complete list of what Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine can treat.)

  • Addictions of all kind
  • Alcoholism
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Eczema
  • Gynecology
  • Headaches
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Impotence
  • Infertility
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Migraines
  • Nasal Allergies
  • Obesity
  • Pain/Paralysis
  • Palpitations
  • PMS
  • Postpartum care
  • Sciatica
  • Stress

Chronic pain is an exceedingly common condition impacting an estimated 76.5 million Americans, one-third of whom describe their pain as severe and "disabling.  Tucson Acupuncture Center can help you with Pain Relief or Pain Management.   Contact us today!

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