Q: What problems can be treated by Acupuncture?
A: The World Health Organization has said that acupuncture is suitable for treating the following:

Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders-
Toothaches, pain after tooth extraction, earaches, sinus inflammation, nasal inflammation or dryness.

Respiratory Disorders-
Uncomplicated bronchial asthma in children or adults.

Gastrointestinal Disorders
Digestive tract problems, hiccups, inflammation of the stomach, chonic duodenal ulcers, inflamation of the colon, constipation, diarrhea, dysentery caused by certain bacteria.

Eye Disorders
Inflammation of the conjunctiva, inflammation of the central retina, nearsightedness (in children), and uncomplicated cataracts.

Nervous System and Muscular Disorders
Headaches, migraines, certain facial paralysis or nerve pain, partial weakness after a stroke, inflammation of nerve endings, bed wetting, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, sciatica, lower back pain and ostearthritis.

Acupuncture has been used for centuries in China to beat many other problems, such as knee pain, sprains and strains, and most gynecological complaints.Top