IMG544The World Health Organization Interregional Seminar drew up the following provisional list of diseases that lend themselves to acupuncture treatment. The list is based on acupuncture clinical experience, and not necessarily on controlled acupuncture clinical research: furthermore, the inclusion of specific diseases are not meant to indicate the extent of acupuncture’s efficacy in treating them.

Upper Respiratory Tract
Acute sinusitis
Acute rhinitis
Common Cold
Acute tonsillitis

Respiratory System
Acute Bronchitis
Bronchial Asthma (most effective in children and in patients without complicating diseases)

Gastro-Intestinal Disorders
Spasms of esophagus and cardiaIMG551
Actute and chronic gastritis
Gastric hyperacidity
Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief)
Acute duodenal ulcer (without complications)
Acute and chronic colitis
Acute bacillary dysentery
Paralytic ileus

Disorders of the Mouth
Toothache, post-extraction pain
Acute and chronic pharyngitis

Disorders of the Eye
Acute conjunctivitis
Central rctinitis
Myopia (in children)
Cataract (without complications)

IMG547Neurological and Musculo-Skeletal Disorders
Headache and migraine
Trigeminal neuralgia
Facial palsy (early stage, i.e. within three to six months)
Pareses following stroke
Peripheral neuropathies
Sequelae poliomyelitis (early stage, i.e., within six months)
Mcnierre’s disease
Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
Nocturnal enuresis
Intercostal neuralgia
Cervicobrachial syndrome
“Frozen shoulder,” “tennis elbow”
Low back pain
From the American Association of Oriental Medicine,
Membership Directory 2000, Page 101

Pain management: Acupuncture and Chinese medicine can be a very effect method to manage pain and pain related symptoms. Its drug free and side-effect free. In the crisis time of drug/pain killer addiction, acupuncture has been recognized as a top choice for non-drug alternative for pain management.

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