WorldHealthOrganization.png

The World Health Organization

Acupuncture: review and analysis of reports on controlled clinical trials 2003
The following are some conditions acupuncture has demonstrated – through controlled trials – to be effective treating:
Digestive
  • Abdominal Pain

  • Constipation

  • Epigastralgia

  • Nausea/Vomiting

Emotional/Behavioral Health
  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Insomnia

  • Neurosis

  • Nervousness

  • Stress Syndrome

Eye-Ear-Nose-Throat
  • Allergic Rhinitis (Including Hay Fever)

  • Sinusitis

  • Tinnitus

Gynecological
  • Dysmenorrhea

  • Female Urethral Syndrome

  • Induction of Labour

  • Morning Sickness

  • Premenstrual Syndrome

  • Recurrent Lower Urinary-Tract Infection

Musculoskeletal
  • Chemotherapy adverse reactions

Miscellaneous
  • Chemotherapy adverse reactions

  • Chronic Fatigue

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Insomnia

  • Raynaud Syndrome

  • Sjogren Syndrome

Neurological
  • Bell’s Palsy

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

  • Facial Spasm

  • Meniere Disease

  • Pruritis

  • Shingles (Post-Herpetic) Neuralgia

Pain
  • Abdominal Pain

  • Arthritis Pain

  • Cancer Pain

  • Headache

  • Knee Pain 

  • Low Back Pain

  • Neck Pain

  • Osteo Arthritis Pain

  • Post Operative Pain

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

  • Sciatica

  • Sprain

  • Tennis Elbow

  • TMJ Pain

National InstituteOfHealth.png

National Institutes

of Health

Consensus Statement on Acupuncture 1997
Acupuncture may be useful as an adjunct treatment, An acceptable alternative, or be included in a comprehensive management program for conditions including:

Acupuncture has substantially lower incidence of adverse side effects than that of many drugs or other accepted medical procedures used for the same conditions.”

“Acupuncture should be integrated into standard medical practice and be covered by Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies.”

Comprehensive Management Program
  • Asthma

  • Carpal Tunnel

  • Chronic Fatigue

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Low-Back Pain

  • Myofascial Pain

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Post-op & Chemo Induced Vomiting & Nausea

  • Sjogren Syndrome

  • Tennis Elbow