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Treated Diseases & Conditions in Dartmouth, MA



The World Health Organizations has listed a number of diseases and disorders that can be treated with acupuncture therapy. Some of the diseases or disorders which acupuncture therapy were tested in controlled clinical trials and were reported in the recent literature is classified into 4 categories, 2 of which are shown below.
 

The Literature

For a full list and reference to the controlled study, download the .pdf of the complete trial: Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials (WHO, 2003; 87 pages)
Effective & Proven through Controlled Trials
 
  • Adverse Reactions to Radiotherapy & Chemotherapy
  • Allergic Rhinitis, Including Hay Fever
  • Biliary Colic
  • Depression, Including Depressive Neurosis & Depression
  • Following Stroke
  • Dysentery, Acute Bacillary
  • Dysmenorrhoea, Primary
  • Epigastralgia, Acute, in Peptic Ulcer, Acute & Chronic
  • Gastritis, & Gastrospasm
 
  • Facial Pain, Including Craniomandibular Disorders
  • Headache
  • Hypertension, Essential
  • Hypotension, Primary
  • Induction of Labor
  • Knee Pain
  • Leukopenia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malposition of Fetus, Correction of
  • Morning Sickness
  • Nausea & Vomiting
 
  • Neck Pain
  • Pain in Dentistry, Including Dental Pain & Temporomandibular Dysfunction
  • Periarthritis of Shoulder
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Renal Colic
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Sprain
  • Stroke
  • Tennis Elbow
 
 
Further Proof Needed for the Therapeutic Effects of Acupuncture
 
  • Abdominal Pain, in Acute Gastroenteritis or Due to
  • Gastrointestinal Spasm
  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Alcohol Dependence & Detoxification
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bronchial Asthma
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cardiac Neurosis
  • Cholecystitis, Chronic, with Acute Exacerbation
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Competition Stress Syndrome
  • Craniocerebral Injury, Closed
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Non-Insulin-Dependent
  • Earache
  • Epidemic Haemorrhagic Fever
  • Epistaxis, Simple without Generalized or Local Disease
  • Eye Pain Due to Subconjunctival Injection
  • Female Infertility
  • Facial Spasm
  • Female Urethral Syndrome
 
  • Fibromyalgia & Fasciitis
  • Gastrokinetic Disturbance
  • Gouty Arthritis
  • Hepatitis B Virus Carrier Status
  • Herpes Zoster, Human (Alpha) Herpes Vfirus 3
  • Hyperlipaemia
  • Hypo-Ovarianism
  • Insomnia
  • Labor Pain
  • Lactation, Deficiency
  • Male Sexual Dysfunction, Non-Organic
  • Ménière Disease
  • Neuralgia, Post-Herpetic
  • Neurodermatitis
  • Obesity
  • Opium, Cocaine & Heroin Dependence
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pain Due to Endoscopic Examination
  • Pain in Thromboangiitis Obliterans
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or Stein-Leventhal Syndrome
  • Postextubation in Children
  • Postoperative Convalescence
 
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Prostatitis, Chronic
  • Pruritus
  • Radicular & Pseudoradicular Pain Syndrome
  • Raynaud Syndrome, Primary
  • Recurrent Lower Urinary-Tract Infection
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Retention of Urine, Traumatic
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sialism, Drug-Induced
  • Sjögren Syndrome
  • Sore Throat, including Tonsillitis
  • Spine Pain, Acute
  • Stiff Neck
  • Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction
  • Tietze Syndrome
  • Tobacco Dependence
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Ulcerative Colitis, Chronic
  • Urolithiasis
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Whooping Cough, Pertussis