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Acupuncture Treats A Variety of Health Conditions

Conditions We Treat

Allergies . Alpha Gal . Anxiety . Arthritis . Bursitis . Carpal Tunnel Syndrome . Chronic Fatigue . Chronic Pain Common Cold Constipation . Crohn's . Depression . Endometriosis . Frozen Shoulder . Golfer's Elbow . Headaches Hip Pain . IBS . Insomnia . Knee Pain . Low Back Pain . Lyme Disease / Tick-Borne Illnesses . Meniere's Disease Migraines . Neck Pain Neuropathy . PCOS . Piriformis Syndrome . Plantar Fasciitis . Post-Viral Syndrome

Sciatic Nerve Pain . Sinusitis Sports Injuries . Strained Muscle . Stress . Tennis Elbow

Proven & Treatable Health Conditions According to the NIH & WHO

Addictions:

Drugs, Opioids, Alcohol, Tobacco

 

Digestive Disorders:

Crohn's Disease, Diarrhea, Diverticulitis, Gallstones, Gastritis, Gastroparesis, GERD, Hemorrhoids, Indigestion, Ulcerative Colitis

 

Heart Disorders:

Angina, High Blood Pressure, Palpitations, Stroke

 

Neurological Disorders:

Anxiety, Arthritis, Bell's Palsy, Chronic Fatigue, Depression, Fibromyalgia, Headaches/Migraines, Meniere's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Neuralgia, Nerve Pain, Stress, Temporomandibular Disorder (TMJ), Trigeminal Neuralgia

 

Gynecology Disorders:

Endometriosis, Menstrual Pain & Cramping, Infertility, Placenta Previa

 

Respiratory System Disorders:

Allergies, Asthma, Bronchitis, Chronic Cough, Rhinitis, Sinusitis

 

Endocrinology:

Addison's Disease, Adrenal Disorders, Cushing's Syndrome, Diabetes, Grave's Disease, Goiters, Hashimoto's, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Menopause,  PCOS, Osteoporosis, Obesity

 

Urology Disorders:

Erectile Dysfunction (ED), Interstitial Cystitis (Painful Bladder Syndrome), Prostatitis, Urinary Incontinence (Overactive Bladder), Urinary Tract Infections

How Acupuncture Treat Pain

One theory is that acupuncture stimulates the release of endorphins, which are the body's natural painkillers. Endorphins bind to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord, reducing pain signals that are transmitted from the body to the brain.

Another theory is that acupuncture stimulates the nervous system to release neurotransmitters, such as serotonin and norepinephrine, which regulate pain and mood. Acupuncture may also activate the body's immune system, promoting healing and reducing inflammation.

Recent studies have also shown that acupuncture may activate specific areas of the brain that are involved in pain perception and processing. Functional MRI studies have demonstrated that acupuncture can modulate activity in the limbic system, prefrontal cortex, and other regions of the brain that are associated with pain.

Overall, the exact mechanisms by which acupuncture works to relieve pain are still being studied and understood. However, there is increasing evidence that acupuncture can be an effective treatment for various types of pain, including chronic pain conditions such as back pain, arthritis, and headaches.

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