What Can Acupuncture Treat?

The World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture for the treatment of the following conditions:

Musculoskeletal pain: including neck, back tightness and pain, arthritis, tendonitis, fibromyalgia, TMJ pain.

Cardiovascular: including hypertension, angina, heart palpitations.

Respiratory: including asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, allergies, and the common cold.

Gastrointestinal: including hyperacidity, heartburn and acid reflux, irritable bowel, colitis.

Gynecological: including PMS, infertility, fibroids, menopausal symptoms, menstrual irregularities.

Psychological: including anxiety, depression, insomnia, attention deficit disorder.

Neurological: including sciatica, numbness, even numbness associated with diabetes, headaches, migraines, Bell's palsy, trigeminal neuralgia, lack of motor control, feeling or strength after stroke, dizziness, neuropathy.

Acupuncture can treat:

  • Acute and Chronic Ailments
  • Stress
  • Weight imbalances
  • Addictions
Basic Principle: the sooner a pain or illness is treated the easier it is to treat. This is especially true for those recovering from stroke. In this case treatment should begin immediately for best result.

Terry Tangredi Lic. Ac. 131 Main Street, Hatfield, MA. 01038 (413) 247-3388