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What diseases and disorders can be treated with acupuncture?

Acupuncture can affect many of the body’s systems and functions. Modern scientific standards have only just begun to understand the mechanisms of effect that a filiform needle can have on the holistic system of the human body and mind. The following lists of conditions treated (to the right) with acupuncture come from the World Health Organization's review and analysis of reports on controlled clinical trials.

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help with many types of conditions and levels of care. Read more to find out how acupuncture can benefit you.

Acute Illnesses and Injuries

Many people are not aware that acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help with acute illnesses such as common colds, headaches and migraines, menstrual cramps, and upset digestion.

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can also treat and speed the recovery after acute injuries such as sprained ankles, falls, minor car accidents or fender-benders, sports injuries, and bangs and bruises that are affecting your quality of life. 

Chronic Illnesses and Conditions

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine are a great asset for those suffering from chronic illnesses, although the amount of treatments and length of the treatment period will generally be longer.

We can work with you to develop a treatment plan that is effective and works with your schedule and budget.

Many people who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, ulcerative colitis (UC), diverticulitis, Crohn’s Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), diabetes and pre-diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid disorders, asthma, allergies, arthritis, and autoimmune disorders have found relief from symptoms or have recovered from their illness or condition using acupuncture and Chinese Medicine as part of their healing process.

Sleep and Emotional Health

Getting enough quality sleep is important for health. Recent studies have linked sleep disorders with contributing to serious health concerns such as high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, obesity and emotional disorders.

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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help with such sleep disorders as insomnia, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome (RLS), and snoring.

Millions of Americans suffer from anxiety, depression, anger, sadness, and stress everyday. Acupuncture and TCM can address these emotional imbalances gently and effectively.

Pain, Sports Injuries, Overuse Injuries

Many of us live with lower back pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, and knee pain everyday.

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help you find relief for these types of pains whether due to recent injury, recurring injuries, or that old pain that ‘flares up every now and then.’

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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can also help with repetitive use injuries such as carpal tunnel, golfer’s elbow, tennis elbow, and hand/wrist strain due to typing/computer work.

Recovery after surgery, chemotherapy,
and other intensive therapies

Because acupuncture and Chinese Medicine help to balance and boost the body’s energies, Chinese Medicine can help the speed the healing and recovery process of individuals who have undertaken intensive Western treatments such as surgery and chemotherapy.

Motor Function

Those suffering from Meniere’s Disease, dizziness and vertigo, Lyme’s Disease, and multiple sclerosis can find relief using acupuncture and Chinese Medicine integrated with CranioSacral Therapy.

Wellness and prevention

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine shines as part of your wellness and prevention program. Many people find getting treatments once a month when they’re feeling well will keep them feeling well and in balance.

Part of prevention is paying attention to the warning signs your body sends you. It is said by some that the first warning sign your body gives you is discomfort – usually physical, emotional, or mental.

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help alleviate those discomforts before they can develop into something more serious.

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Acupuncture is proven effective treatment for:

  • Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy
  • Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
  • Biliary colic
  • Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
  • Dysentery, acute bacillary
  • 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
  • Leukopenia
  • Low back pain
  • Malposition of fetus, correction of
  • Morning sickness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Neck pain
  • Pain in dentistry (including dental pain and temporomandibular dysfunction)
  • Periarthritis of shoulder
  • Postoperative pain
  • Renal colic
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Sprain
  • Stroke
  • Tennis elbow

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Acupuncture is also shown to be effective treatment for:

  • Abdominal pain (in acute gastroenteritis or due to gastrointestinal spasm)
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Alcohol dependence and detoxification
  • Bell’s palsy
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Cancer pain
  • Cardiac neurosis
  • Cholecystitis, chronic, with acute exacerbation
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Competition stress syndrome
  • Craniocerebral injury, closed
  • Diabetes mellitus, non-insulin-dependent
  • Earache
  • Epidemic haemorrhagic fever
  • Epistaxis, simple (without generalized or local disease)
  • Eye pain due to subconjunctival injection
  • Female infertility
  • Facial spasm
  • Female urethral syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia and fasciitis
  • Gastrokinetic disturbance
  • Gouty arthritis
  • Hepatitis B virus carrier status
  • Herpes zoster (human (alpha) herpesvirus 3)
  • Hyperlipaemia
  • Hypo-ovarianism
  • Insomnia
  • Labour pain
  • Lactation, deficiency
  • Male sexual dysfunction, non-organic
  • Ménière disease
  • Neuralgia, post-herpetic
  • Neurodermatitis
  • Obesity
  • Opium, cocaine and heroin dependence
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pain due to endoscopic examination
  • Pain in thromboangiitis obliterans
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (Stein–Leventhal syndrome)
  • Postextubation in children
  • Postoperative convalescence
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Prostatitis, chronic
  • Pruritus
  • Radicular and pseudoradicular pain syndrome
  • Raynaud syndrome, primary
  • Recurrent lower urinary-tract infection
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Retention of urine, traumatic
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sialism, drug-induced
  • Sjögren syndrome
  • Sore throat (including tonsillitis)
  • Spine pain, acute
  • Stiff neck
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
  • Tietze syndrome
  • Tobacco dependence
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Ulcerative colitis, chronic
  • Urolithiasis
  • Vascular dementia
  • Whooping cough (pertussis)

Cloud Gate offers Acupuncture in Broomfield, Colorado

Cloud Gate Acupuncture
& Healing Arts
60 Garden Center
Suite 101
Broomfield, Colorado 80020

303 - 506 - 0622