What Can Be Treated With Acupuncture?

The National Institutes for Health and the World Health Organization recognize the validity of acupuncture, and endorse the use of acupuncture for a number of conditions. Acupuncture is often combined with Chinese herbal medicine to provide the greatest effect.
Muscular and skeletal conditions: Pain or restriction in any of the following areas: back, neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle, and foot. Also, sports injuries and conditions such as fibromyalgia.
Headaches: Tension, migraines.
Digestive conditions: Constipation and diarrhea, indigestion, gastritis, IBS, reflux, hiccoughs.
Respiratory conditions: Sinusitis, asthma, allergies and bronchitis.
Slow Metabolism and Low Energy
Women’s Health Issues: Infertility in women, premenstrual symptoms (PMS, PMDD), menstrual irregularities, menopausal symptoms.
Side effects of cancer therapies: Nausea, pain.
Arthritis: Osteoarthritis.
Dental: Pain after dental procedures, TMJ.
Nerve conditions: Neuropathy, neuralgia, Bell’s Palsy.
Circulatory conditions: Poor circulation, edema.
Psychological issues: Depression, anxiety, insomnia.

About the Author

Dr. Teitelbaum practices Osteopathic manipulation, prolotherapy, spinal decompression, acupuncture, and Chinese herbal medicine in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex. For over 25 years, he has provided conservative, natural treatment for sports injuries, back pain, neck pain, headaches, posture problems, overuse injuries, and joint pain. Commonly treated conditions include muscle, tendon and ligament damage of the neck, low back, tailbone, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle and foot.