This page lists the acupuncture applications recommended by the
WHO (World Health Organization) and the AAMA (American Academy of Medical Acupuncture).
But there is obviously more...
...virtually any, even here non-listed, conditions have the potential to improve when imbalances and energy flow normalize and default homeostasis reemerges inducing natural healing.
Please, click on the links below for more detailed explanation how this healing art can be utilized for a large variety of seemingly different health problems.
ACUTE AND CHRONIC PAIN
Migraine Muscle tension headaches Temporomandibular joint pain(TMJ) Musculoskeletal pain Cervical and thoracic soft tissue pain Frozen shoulder Joint pain(Arthritis-arthrosis) Bursitis, tendonitis, epicondylitis (tennis elbow) Neuralgias: Trigeminal, Postherpetic, Peripheral Phantom pain (Postamputation Neuromas> Myofascial pain patterns Stress-related myofascial symptoms Fibromyalgia Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) Nerve entrapments (Carpal tunnel, Piriformis syndrome, etc.) Plantar fasciitis Scar pain following surgery Chest pain (negative work-up)
Wrinkles Anti-aging Face-lift Facial rejuvenation
Acute muscle spasms Athletic injuries Torticollis Musculo-tendinous sprains and strains Swellings Contusions Minor burns Tremors, Tics, Contractures Fractures: assisting in pain-control, edema, enhancing bone healing Closed Head Injuries (negative CT)
ACUTE VIRAL ILLNESS
Common cold Sore throat Nasal drip Sinusitis Viral bronchitis Stomach flu
Substance abuse problems Alcohol problems Smoking cessation
EARLY FUNCTIONAL DISTURBANCES
Ill-defined fatigue Low energy Mild depression
MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCES
Anxiety Excitability Irritability Worry Panic Early stages of depression Fearful states Anorexia-bulimia Sleep disturbances Insomnia Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
IMMUNE DYSREGULATION DISORDERS
Inflammatory disorders Asthma Bronchospasm Allergies Sinusitis Pharyngitis Bronchitis Autoimmune disorders
Idiopathic palpitations Sinus tachychardia Restless leg
Menstrual cramps Menopause
Infertility Pelvic pain Dysmenorrhea Endometriosis Herpes flare-ups
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FUNCTIONAL GASTRO-INTESTINAL DISORDERS
Gastroenteritis (stomach-flu) Nausea and vomiting Esophageal spasm Hyperacidity (GERD) Slow gastric emptying Irritable Bowel Syndrome Hepatitis Hemorrhoids Postoperative ileus Constipation Diarrhea Distention-flatulence-tenesmus
Frequent urination Nocturia Irritable bladder Urinary incontinence Retention (neurogenic, spastic, adverse drug effect) Prostatitis Male infertility Some forms of mpotence Erectile Dysfunctions Diminished libido
NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS (Scalp Acupuncture)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig)
Narcolepsy Degenerative disc disease with or without radicular pain Cervical and lumbar spine syndromes Paresthesiae Seventh nerve palsy(Bell`s) Sequelae of CVA's (aphasia, hemiplegia) Vertigo(Meniere's)
Tinnitus (ear ringing) Persistent hiccups Cough with contraindications for narcotics Drug detoxification
...more details at
Chinese Scalp Acupuncture Indications
SELECTED SKIN PROBLEMS
Urticaria Pruritus Eczema Psoriasis Shingles
Cancer Intractable nausea and vomiting Tumor lysis syndrome Other side effects of chemotherapy
Vasomotor symptoms (Raynaud)
Curtis is a young gentleman, (not a patient of mine) who actually self-healed himself from an "incurable", very frustrating disease by utilizing acupuncture principles. He became an enthusiastic TCM advocate.
Here's his story...
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