What does acupuncture treat?

The international World Health Organization has determined that acupuncture can treat the following diseases: – Upper respiratory tract: Acute sinusitis, acute rhinitis, common cold, acute tonsillitis – Respiratory system: Acute bronchitis, broncial asthma (most effective in children and in patients without complicating conditions) -Eye disorders: Acute conjuctivitis, pseudomyopia (in children), cataracts (without complications) -Mouth disorders: Post-extraction pain, Gingivitis, Acute/chronic pharyngitis, toothaches – Gastrointestinal disorders: Spasms of the esophagus & cardia, Hiccough, Acute and chronic gastritis, acute bacillary dysentery, paralytic ileus, gastroptosis, acute/chronic colitis, constipation, diarrhea, gastric hyperacidity, chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief), acute duodenal ulcer (without complications) -Neurological & Musculoskeletal diseases: Headaches, Migrains, Trigeminal neuralgia, facial palsy (early stage), paresis following a stroke (within 1 year), Peripheral neuropathies, Meniere’s disease, neurogenic enuresis, intercostal neuralgia, cervicobrachial syndrome, “Frozen shoulder”, Whiplash, tennis elbow, sciatica, lower back pain, osteoarthritis (early stage), bedwetting, nocturnal enuresis, sequelae of poliomytis in its early stages. ** If you have any questions about a condition and treatment by acupuncture, please contact the wellness center.

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