Proven By Research

Proven By Research

World Health Organization

Several years ago the World Health Organization started publishing a list of diseases, symptoms and conditions for which acupuncture had been proven to be an effective treatment thru clinical research.  This list is several pages long so I will paraphrase.  If you want to see the whole list go to:   http://www.evidencebasedacupuncture.org/who-official-position/

Pain treatment

  • Joints including sprains and strains, arthritis
    • Neck
    • Back (includes  Sciatica)
    • Knees
    • Arm (shoulder, elbow and wrist)
  • Face (jaw, trigeminal neuralgia, Bell’s palsy and dental pain)
  • Head ( including sinus and migraine headaches)
  • Post operative pain
  • Menstrual pain
  • Fibromyalgia

Gastrointestinal problems:

  • Diarrhea
  • Irritable bowel
  • Nausea and vomiting (including morning sickness)

Insomnia and sleep disturbance
Mood disorders (including stress)
Hormone disorders
Allergies and rhinitis
Asthma

Years of experience has added significantly to this list so if you want to know about our experience with your problem call us (805) 541-2199