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FAQs

What is acupuncture good for?

People may see an acupuncturist for a variety of conditions, from indigestion to shoulder pain. Some of the more commonly treated conditions are:

  • Psychologically related conditions such as depression, anxiety, stress, and insomnia
  • Digestive problems such as acid reflux, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, etc.
  • Menstrual issues such as PMS, amenorrhea, irregular menstruation, etc.
  • Overall low energy and fatigue
  • Pain anywhere in the body including headaches, migraines, sciatica, and injury

Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to be effective in the treatment of:​

  • Musculo-Skeletal
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Muscle Cramping
  • Sciatica
  • Digestive
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Gynecological
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Menopausal Symptoms
  • Infertility
  • Emotional
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Nervousness
  • Neurosis
  • Eye-Ear-Nose-Throat
  • Cataracts
  • Poor Vision
  • Toothache
  • Gingivitis
  • Tinnitus
  • Respiratory
  • Asthma, Bronchitis
  • Common Cold, Sinusitis
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Tonsilitis
  • Neurological
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Post-Operative Pain
  • Stroke
  • Miscellaneous
  • Addiction Control
  • Athletic Performance
  • Blood Pressure Regulation
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Immune System Toning
  • Stress Reduction

What is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a comprehensive health care system which has been used to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness for thousands of years. An acupuncturist will place fine, sterile needles at specific points on the body to promote natural healing by enhancing recuperative power, immunity, and physical and emotional health. It also can improve overall function and well-being. It is a safe and effective way to treat a wide variety of medical problems.

Acupuncture is a safe, all-natural, drug-free therapy.

Acupuncture needles are sterile single-use needles; they are used once, then discarded.

Acupuncture is covered by most health insurance plans.

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