Conditions Treated by Acupuncture

Acupuncture Conditions Treated

When it comes to the conditions that acupuncture treats, each treatment builds upon the last. A course of treatment will vary, depending on lifestyle, health history, and how long the imbalance has been present.

Many people respond very quickly to Acupuncture, and find relief in just a few sessions, while others require a longer series of treatment. Overall balance is typically maintained in seasonal or monthly treatments.

Most pain conditions respond best when treatments are given two times per week over a course of a month.

Conditions treated by acupuncture may include the following:

Chronic Conditions
• Fatigue
• Fibromyalgia
Headaches and Migraines
• Autoimmune disorders

Dermatological Issues
• Acne
• Rashes

Pediatrics
• Stomach upset and GI health
• Allergies
• Asthma
• Chronic colds, cough, low immunity
• Anxiety and mood imbalances
• Acute and chronic pain
• Insomnia
• Processing trauma with a mind/body approach

Digestive Health
• Heartburn, Acid Reflux
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
• Chronic indigestion
• Chronic loose stools or constipation
• Acute and chronic gastritis
• Morning sickness
• Nausea and vomiting

Reproductive Health
• Infertility
• Increased efficacy of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
• Post-partum treatment for physical, mental, and emotional wellness

Women’s Health and Wellness
• Support for caregivers
• PMS
• Dysmenorrhea (painful period)
• Amenorrhea (absence of period)
• Menopause: hot flashes, night sweats

Mental and Emotional Wellness
Stress
Anxiety
• Insomnia
• Depression

Respiratory Complaints and Immune Health
• Sinusitis
Allergies
• Frequent colds/flu
Preventive and seasonal treatments
Smoking Cessation

Pain and Sports Injuries
• Muscle pain
• Back, neck and shoulder pain
• Leg, ankle and foot pain
• Arm, wrist and hand pain
• Knee pain
• Hip pain
• Carpal tunnel syndrome
• Repetitive strain injuries
• Sciatica
• Arthritis
• Postoperative pain

We recommend an initial visit followed by a series of 5, 10, or 20 visits as needed.

Treatments are cumulative. Most pain conditions respond best when treatments are given two times per week over a course of a month. Once there is measured improvement, treatments may be spaced out to weekly, or every other week.

Many people come to see their acupuncture sessions as “mini-vacations” and choose to come in monthly or seasonally to maintain wellness and relax. Single Sessions and Packages are available at our Main Line Acupuncture Clinic

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