How can acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine help?
The most important thing to remember is that treatments are designed to address the person who is experiencing some kind of imbalance rather than having a limited focus on the disease or illness. We are unique and complex creatures and each of us has our own way of relating to that which has us feel unwell. Treatment is always individualized, based on what the person needs in the moment. The World Health Organization and the National Institution of Health have found acupuncture to be effective in treating the following conditions, however, treatment will always encompass the whole person.
- Chronic and acute pain management
- Neurological disorders
- Stress / anxiety
- Emotional / psychological issues
- Fatigue / low energy
- Immune disorders, lowered immune function
- Sleep disorders
- Digestive complaints
- Headaches / migraines
- Musculoskeletal / structural issues
- Menstrual disorders
- Decreased sexual function