The World Health Organization (WHO) lists a wide variety of diseases and disorders that can be treated with acupuncture therapy. These have been tested in controlled clinical trial reports. Full details can be found on its website.
Below is list of some conditions for which acupuncture has been used for:
Pain, Arthritis, Athletic performance, Back pain, Joint pain (knees, elbows, shoulder), Muscle cramping, Muscle pain/weakness, Neck pain, Sciatica, Trauma
Epigastric pain, Peptic ulcer, Gastritis, Gastric Spasm, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Nausea, Ulcerative Colitis, Vomiting, Morning Sickness
Bells Palsy, Headaches, Migraines, Neurogenic Bladder dysfunction, Parkinson’s disease, Postoperative pain, Stroke
Infertility, Menopausal symptoms, Menstrual problems, Premenstrual syndrome, Promote lactation – after childbirth
Chronic fatigue, Immune system tonification, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout
Asthma, Bronchitis, Common cold, Sinusitis, Smoking cessation, Tonsillitis
Addiction control, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Nervousness, Neurosis, Stress reduction
Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat
Cataracts, Gingivitis, Poor vision, Tinnitus, Toothache
Acupuncture is a form of primary health care, based on traditional Chinese medical concepts and modern oriental medicine techniques (Florida Statute Chapter 457.102).