Acupuncture has been used for centuries in China to treat many problems, such as joint pain, sprains, and strains, stress, skin problems, infertility, sexual dysfunction, PMS, and menopause.
Recent research has also revealed that many other conditions can be effectively treated with acupuncture. Among the most responsive are musculoskeletal problems such as sciatica, low back pain and arthritis; circulatory problems like high or low blood pressure, or cold hands and feet; nervous system imbalances, especially anxiety, nervousness, sleeplessness or depression; asthma, allergies and sinus problems; and digestive disorders like Crohn's Disease, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, diarrhea, and constipation.
Our acupuncture treatments, available in Bellevue, Washington, are an effective, drug-free, non-surgical adjunct to cancer treatment, and is particularly helpful in treating the serious side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. It is also a powerful tool to ease post-operative pain. Acupuncture has been found to be especially useful for detoxification from addictive substances such as drugs, alcohol, caffeine, cocaine, heroin and cigarettes. Eastern Medicine is particularly effective at treating emotional disorders such as phobias, grief, and anger.
Acupuncture is an excellent preventive medicine practice. It enables you to better handle to stresses of everyday life more easily, and minor health issues can be resolved before they become more major problems. If you're interested in our acupuncture treatments in Bellevue, contact us today for more info or to schedule a consultation.
If you would like to learn more about acupuncture, you can take a look at the Mayo Clinic’s resources on acupuncture here.