Acupuncture is a system which can influence three areas of health care:

  • promotion of health and well being
  • prevention of illness
  • treatment of various health imbalances

While acupuncture is often associated with pain control, in the hands of a well-trained practitioner it has a much broader application.Herbs.

The World Health Organization recognizes the use of acupuncture in the treatment of a wide range of medical problems, including:

Digestive: gastritis and hyperacidity, spastic colon, constipation, diarrhea.

Respiratory: sinusitis, sore throat, bronchitis, asthma, allergies, and recurrent upper respiratory infections.

Neurological and muscular: headaches, migraines, facial tics, neck pain, rib neuritis, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, various forms of tendonitis, low back pain, sciatica, osteoarthritis.
Psychological: Depression, anxiety, stress, insomia.

Gynecological: infertility, painful/irregular menstruation, PMS, dysfunctional uterine bleeding

Other: smoking/alcohol addiction, weight control.
Acupuncture is also particularly useful in resolving physical problems related to tension, stress and emotional conditions.