What Can be Treated with Acupuncture?

World Health Organization List of Conditions that can be Treated by Acupuncture

The World Health Organization (WHO) published an official report listing the symptoms, conditions, and diseases that have been shown in controlled trials to be treated effectively by acupuncture. These include:

Cardiovascular Disorders

  • Essential hypertension

Neurological Disorders

  • Headache and migraine
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Facial palsy (early stage, within three to six months)
  • Paresis following stroke
  • Peripheral neuropathies
  • Meniere’s Disease
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • Cervicobrachial syndrome
  • Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
  • Intercostal neuralgia
  • Disc problems

Musculoskeletal Disorders

  • Muscle pain, swelling, stiffness, and weakness
  • Localized traumatic injuries, sprains, strains, tendonitis, contractures
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Work and sports-related injuries
  • Low back pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Tennis elbow
  • Sciatica

Respiratory System Disorders

  • Acute sinusitis
  • Acute rhinitis
  • Common cold
  • Acute tonsillitis
  • Acute bronchitis
  • Bronchial asthma

Disorders of the Eye, Ear, Nose, and Mouth

  • Acute conjunctivitis
  • Central retinitis
  • Myopia (in children)
  • Cataract (without complications)
  • Toothaches, post-extraction pain
  • Gingivitis
  • Acute and chronic pharyngitis

Gastrointestinal Disorders

  • Spasms of esophagus and cardia
  • Irritable bowel and colitis
  • Hiccough
  • Gastroptosis
  • Acute and chronic gastritis
  • Gastric hyperacidity
  • Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief)
  • Acute duodenal ulcer (without complication)
  • Acute and chronic colitis
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Acute bacillary dysentery
  • Paralytic ileus

Gynecological Disorders

  • Infertility
  • PMS
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Menopause syndrome
  • Benign irregular menstruation
  • Benign amenorrhea

Psychological Disorders

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • PTSD
  • Somatization disorder
  • Hypersomnia
  • Insomnia


Other Disorders

  • Withdrawal from street and pharmacological drugs
  • Appetite

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About Family Tree Acupuncture

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in Daytona Beach, FL

Since 2012, Family Tree Acupuncture has provided Chinese medicine in historic downtown Daytona Beach, Florida. Our services include acupuncture, herbal medicine, therapeutic massage, moxibustion, gua sha, cupping therapy, and nutritional and lifestyle counseling.

One of the many unique aspects of Family Tree is that our practitioners thrive on collaboration. By seeing more than one practitioner over the course of your treatment plan, you’ll get the best of what each of our experts has to offer while experiencing seamless, gold-star quality healthcare. Our clinic is patient-centered, which means that our practitioners listen, give you ample time during your appointment, and expertly customize treatments using multiple modalities.

Our practitioners are Florida-licensed Acupuncture Physicians specializing in pain management, women’s health, fertility, headaches and migraines, depression, anxiety, stress, allergies, insomnia, muscle and nerve pain, hormonal imbalances, smoking cessation, weight loss, irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, stroke recovery, and much more.

Choose Family Tree Acupuncture

Our clinic is patient-centered with practitioners who listen, devote ample time to your appointment, and expertly customize treatments using multiple modalities.

Collaborative Care

Family Tree Acupuncture provides collaborative patient care. Our team works together to provide the treatment plan for your needs.

Specialized Training

Each of our practitioners has gone above and beyond the 2000+ hours of training required to become a licensed acupuncturist.

No Hidden Fees

As a patient at Family Tree Acupuncture, you pay a flat fee for your initial and return visits, no matter what modalities are provided.

Voted Best Acupuncture

We’re proud to have been named the Best Acupuncture Clinic by the News Journal, Hometown News, and WNDB radio.