BodyWise Acupuncture & Total Wellness - "Balance is the key"
TREATABLE CONDITIONS
 
The following is the World Health Organization's now famous list of diseases that lend themselves to treatment by acupuncture. The inclusion of herbal remedies in a scope of practice may broaden the range of disorders that may be successfully treated.
 
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Muscle pain, cramping, swelling, stiffness and weakness
Localized traumatic injuries
Arthritis
Fibromyalgia
Work and sports related injuries
Low back pain
Osteoarthritis
"Frozen shoulder"
"Tennis elbow"
"Golfer's elbow"
Sciatica
Neck pain
Knee pain
TMJ disorders
 
Gynecological Disorders/Women's Health
PMS
Amenorrhea
Dysmenorrhea
Menopause syndrome
Irregular menstruation
Morning Sickness
 
Gastrointestinal/Digestive Disorders
Abdominal pain
Spasms of esophagus and cardia
Irritable bowel and colitis
Hiccough
Gastroptosis
Acute and chronic gastritis
Gastric hyperacidity
Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief)
Acute duodenal ulcer (without complication)
Acute and chronic colitis
Constipation
Diarrhea
Acute bacillary dysentery
Paralytic ileus
 
Respiratory System Disorders
Acute sinusitis
Acute rhinitis
Common cold
Acute tonsillitis
Acute bronchitis
Bronchial asthma
 
Cardiovascular Disorders
Essential hypertension
 
Neurological Disorders
Headache and migraine
Trigeminal neuralgia
Facial palsy (early stage, within three to six months)
Paresis following stroke
Peripheral neuropathies
Meniere's Disease
Parkinson's Disease
Nocturnal enuresis
Cervicobrachial syndrome
Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
Intercostal neuralgia
Disc problems
 
Disorders of the Eye, Ear, Nose & Mouth
Acute conjunctivitis
Central retinitis
Myopia (in children)
Poor vision
Cataract (without complications)
Toothaches, post extraction pain
Gingivitis
Acute and chronic pharyngitis
Tinnitus
 
Psychological/Emotional Disorders
Depression
Anxiety
OCD
PTSD
Somatization disorder
Hypersomnia
Insomnia
 
Miscellaneous
Addiction control
Appetite suppression
Blood pressure regulation
Chronic fatigue
Dermatological Disorders
Immune system boosting
Stress reduction
 
**This is a brief list of the main conditions, but is by no means an exhaustive list. For the full listing contained on the World Health Organization's website please click on the following link: http://apps.who.int/medicinedocs/pdf/s4926e/s4926e.pdf