Vital Alchemy

Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine

How Will Acupuncture Treatments Benefit Me?

Many people are familiar with the use of acupuncture for stress, relaxation and pain relief. However, many are still unfamiliar with its numerous other benefits. In a 2003 report “Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of reports on Controlled Clinical Trials” The World Health Organization recognized Acupuncture as an effective treatment for many common disorders.

Psychological/Emotional conditions:

  • insomnia and the common side effects (irritability, fatigue, lack of concentration)
  • mild depression
  • anxiety
  • worry, stress

Head and Neck conditions:

  • headaches, migraines
  • neck stiffness
  • hair loss

Gastrointestinal conditions:

  • bloating
  • acid reflux, heartburn,
  • indigestion
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • leaky gut syndrome
  • nausea
  • constipation and diarrhea

Ear, Nose, Throat and Mouth conditions:

  • dizziness
  • sinus congestion
  • watery or itchy eyes
  • sneezing, runny nose or itchy nose, nosebleeds
  • painful or swollen ear(s)
  • ringing or buzzing sounds
  • hearing loss, blocked or full sensation in the ear
  • sore or swollen throat
  • loss of voice
  • jaw pain (TMJ or TMD)
  • orofacial pain

Neurological conditions:

  • numbness, tingling sensation
  • carpal tunnel syndrome

Gynecological conditions: 

  • menstrual disorders
  • PMS
  • fertility support
  • treatment plan for uterine fibroids

Respiratory System conditions:

  • shortness of breath
  • difficulty with an inhale/exhale
  • asthma
  • frequent cough
  • chronic Cold and flu like symptoms

Musculo-skeletal conditions:

  • joint pain, arthritis (osteo and rheumatoid)
  • muscle weakness, cramping, tension
  • fibromyalgia
  • frozen shoulder
  • sciatica
  • back pain

Seasonal Allergies: and the associated symptoms.

Weight Loss: our weight loss treatments include nutritional and dietary support.

Often patients will move on to requesting treatment for other more subtle concerns that do not fit into any Western Medical diagnosis as Traditional Chinese Medicine can treat more subjective complaints:

  • Feelings of a loss of joy and excitement
  • Feelings of a loss of direction or purpose in life
  • Easy to frighten
  • Easy to anger

*If you have questions on whether Traditional Chinese Medicine can benefit your specific concern, please do not hesitate to contact us. We offer free consultations.