Acupuncture is renowned for it's ability to alleviate pain and a multitude of other conditions. at natural state acupuncture we have a special interest in treating pain, mental health/emotional well-being, women's health issues and neurological conditions.
Below is a list of some of the conditions that acupuncture can benefit.
arthritis (osteoarthritis & rheumatoid arthritis), back pain, sciatica, degenerative disk disease, ‘frozen shoulder’, gout, shoulder and neck pain, ‘tennis elbow’, sports injuries (acute or chronic), tension headaches.
Psychological conditions such as:
Stress, addiction/substance abuse, anxiety, depression, emotional disturbances, nervousness, insomnia, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Neurological conditions such as:
difficulty sleeping, stroke, dizziness, neuralgia, headaches, Meniere’s disease, migraines, nervous tension, tinnitus, peripheral neuropathy, Bell's palsy, bipolar disorder, ADD/ADHD, ataxia, multiple sclerosis, autism, aphasia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), alzheimer's disease, paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, parkinson's disease.
Gynecological and obstetric disorders such as:
abnormal uterine bleeding or discharge, irregular menstruation, infertility, menopause, hormonal disturbances, irregular menstruation, morning sickness, painful periods, pregnancy, premenstrual tension.
bruises, cartilage problems, corking of muscles (muscle hematoma), sprained ankles, achilles rupture, sprained knees, turf toe, plantar fasciitis, foot/ankle stress fractures, bunions, , achilles tendonitis, tearing of muscles, torn ligaments.
Cardiovascular disorders such as:
angina pectoris, chest pain, cold hands and feet, Raynaud's disease, edema, fluid retention, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, muscle cramps, poor circulation.
Respiratory conditions such as:
common cold, allergies, tonsillitis, asthma, bronchitis, cough, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, hay fever, influenza (flu), laryngitis, sinusitis, sore throat, rhinitis.
Digestive system disorders such as:
weight control, heartburn, colitis, Ibs, Ibd, gallbladder disorders, constipation, diarrhea, liver disorders, mouth ulcers, gastritis.
Urogenital disorders such as:
cystitis, kidney disorders, bladder dysfunction, bedwetting.
Skin conditions such as:
acne, dermatitis, eczema, dandruff, psoriasis, shingles, candidiasis, varicose veins, rosacea, scar tissue, premature aging.
Eye conditions such as:
central retinitis, retinitis pigmentosa, itchy eyes, conjunctivitis, watery eyes, simple cataracts.