Conditions Treated Using Acupuncture And Chinese Medicine

The conditions listed on this page are only a portion of the indications which can be treated using Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), primarily with acupuncture and herbal medicines. If you don't see your problem listed or have questions about your conditions, please call 443-417-5883 or send email to info@MD-TCM.com

It is not unusual for sufferers to seek out acupuncture as a last resort, and to discover that acupuncture and herbal medicine can be extremely helpful.

The following list was compiled for the World Health Organization (WHO) to help identify diseases that lend themselves to acupuncture treatment. (Source: Bannerman R H 1979 Acupuncture: the WHO View. World Health, December, pages 27-28)

Upper Respiratory tract

  • Acute sinusitis
  • Acute rhinitis
  • Common Cold
  • Acute tonsillitis

Respiratory system

  • Acute bronchitis
  • Bronchial asthma

Gastrointestinal system

  • Spasms of esophagus and cardia
  • Hiccough/Hiccups
  • Acute and chronic gastritis
  • Gastric hyperacidity
  • Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief)
  • Acute duodenal ulcer (without complications)
  • Acute bacillary dysentery
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Paralytic ileus

Disorders of the Eye

  • Acute conjunctivitis
  • Central retinitis
  • Myopia (in children)
  • Cataract (without complications)

Neurological and musculoskeletal disorders

  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Facial palsy (early stage)
  • Pareses following a stroke
  • Peripheral neuropathies
  • Sequelae of poliomyelitis (early stage)
  • Meniere's disease
  • Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • Intercostal neuralgia
  • Cervicobrachial syndrome
  • `Frozen shoulder'
  • `Tennis elbow'
  • Sciatica
  • Low back pain
  • Osteoarthritis

Disorders of the Mouth

  • Toothache
  • Post-extraction pain
  • Gingivitis
  • Acute and chronic pharyngitis

Still have questions? Please call
in Bel Air 443-417-5883 or
in Owings Mills 410-581-1777 .

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