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What Can Acupuncture Treat?

Acupuncture works by activating and regulating many body systems including the nervous, endocrine, immune, cardiovascular, and digestive system. Because acupuncture works by activating the body's own healing mechanisms, it can be beneficial for many health conditions. The World Health Organization (WHO) has documented many symptoms, diseases, and conditions that have been shown in clinical trials to be effectively treated with acupuncture. Below are some common conditions that can be treated.

Neurological 

Stroke Recovery
Acute and Chronic Pain
Migraine and Headache
Peripheral Neuropathy
Sciatica
Concussion
Paralysis
Parkinson's Disease
PTSD
Multiple Sclerosis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Shingles

Musculoskeletal 

Arthritis
Sports Injury
Back, Neck and Shoulder Pain
Hip, Knee and Foot Pain
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Tennis Elbow
Jaw pain (TMJ)
Plantar Fasciitis
Postoperative pain

Gastrointestinal

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Indigestion and Acid Reflux
Constipation and Diarrhea
Acute and chronic gastritis

Mental Health

Stress
Anxiety
Insomnia
Depression

 

Conditions Treated - Jennifer Midlane Acupuncture in Victoria, BC