The World Health Organization (WHO) published an official report listing symptoms, syndromes, diseases, pathologies, traumas and conditions that have shown clinic effectiveness with acupuncture treatments in controlled trials.   They are...


Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat Disorders

  • Sinusitis
  • Sore Throat
  • Hay Fever
  • Earache
  • Ringing in the Ears
  • Dizziness
  • Poor Eyesight

Circulatory Disorders

  • High Blood Pressure
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Anemia

Gastrointestinal Disorders

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Spastic colon
  • Colitis
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Food Allergies
  • Ulcers
  • Gastritis
  • Abdominal Bloating
  • Hemorrhoids

Gynecological / Genitourinary Disorders

  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Irregular, Heavy or Painful Menstruation
  • Endometriosis
  • Menopause
  • Fibroids
  • Chronic Bladder Infection
  • Complications in Pregnancy
  • Morning Sickness
  • Kidney Stones
  • Impotence
  • Infertility in Men and Women
  • Sexual Dysfunction

Respiratory Disorders

  • Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Bronchitis
  • Colds and Flus


  • Smoking Cessation
  • Drugs
  • Alcohol​



Besides the World Health Organization, other organ izations in the United States that have embraced acupuncture modality are ...

National Institute of Health (NIH)

​       Contracts acupuncture support service for pain and syntom management from October, 2014.

United States Armed Forces

​       Employ Battlefield acupuncture, an auricular acupuncture using embedded small needles to treat

       soliders at combat zones and military hospitals.

Mayo Clinic

​       Its clinics in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota all provide full-body acupuncture treatment.

Cleveland Clinic

      Provides acupuncture treatment as an option.

INOVA Loudon Free Clinic

      Embraces full-body acupuncture treatment for low-income patients.

Emergency Medicine / Disaster Relief

      Firefighters, First Responders, Emergency Medical Technicians, Paramedics, Nurses, Doctors...

Court Diversion

       From the first drug courts in the US, still mandates acupuncture detox today.

Addiction Treatment

       From harm reduction to 12-step, opiate maintenance to detox, abstinence based inpatient to outpatient.


      From jails to prisons to re-integration boot camps.  Self-help and Peer Support Groups (sickle cell, breast cancer,

      survivors of violence...)

Community Health

      From homeless shelters to refugee camps, musicians clinics to military bases, churches to farmer's markets, HIV

      testing centers to HIV/AIDS clinics, rape crisis centers to violent and sex offender programs, Employee Assistance

      Programs, senior centers to school teachers and counselors

Mental Health

      From psychiatric hospitals to outpatient mental health and dual diagnosis treatment.  

Restoration & Balance  

Musculoskeletal and Neurological Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Neuralgia
  • Sciatica
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Stiff Neck
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Stroke
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Polio
  • Sprains
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Shingles

Emotional and Psychological Disorders

  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Stress

Immune Disorders

  • Candida
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Allergies
  • Lupus
  • MS
  • Hepatitis


Acupuncture Also Treats

  • Chemotherapy/Radiation Side Effects
  • Diabetes
  • Dermatological Disorders
  • Weight Control
  • Fibromyalgia