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WHAT CAN ACUPUNCTURE TREAT?

Acupuncture alone can treat a wide range of diseases and conditions. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized its effectiveness in treating over 40 diseases and disorders. Below is a partial list, the full WHO report on acupuncture treatments can be found on their website. If you have any questions about acupuncture and these conditions, please contact us at yangacupuncture@yahoo.com or call (510) 876-5522.

  • Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy
  • Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
  • Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
  • Dysmenorrhoea, primary
  • Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)
  • Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
  • Headache
  • Hypertension, essential
  • Hypotension, primary
  • Induction of labour
  • Knee pain
  • Low back pain
  • Morning sickness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Neck pain
  • Periarthritis of shoulder
  • Postoperative pain
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Sprain
  • Stroke
  • Tennis elbow
  • Abdominal pain (in acute gastroenteritis or due to gastrointestinal spasm)
  • Alcohol dependence and detoxification
  • Bell’s palsy
  • Endometriosis
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Cancer pain
  • Anxiety
  • Competition stress syndrome
  • Diabetes mellitus, non-insulin-dependent
  • Earache
  • Eye pain
  • Female infertility
  • Facial spasm
  • Fibromyalgia and fasciitis
  • Gouty arthritis
  • Herpes zoster (human (alpha) herpesvirus 3)
  • Insomnia
  • Lactation, deficiency
  • Male sexual dysfunction, non-organic
  • Ménière disease
  • Neuralgia, post-herpetic
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pain due to endoscopic examination
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (Stein-Leventhal syndrome)
  • Postoperative convalescence
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Prostatitis, chronic
  • Pruritus
  • Radicular and pseudoradicular pain syndrome
  • Raynaud syndrome, primary
  • Recurrent lower urinary-tract infection
  • Retention of urine, traumatic
  • Spine pain, acute
  • Stiff neck
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
  • Tobacco dependence
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Ulcerative colitis, chronic
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Breathlessness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Convulsions in infants
  • Diarrhea in infants and young children


Yang Acupuncture Clinic

778 "B" Street, Suite B

Hayward, CA 94541