Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

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1304 S College Ave #7
Fort Collins, CO
970-215-7419

Acupuncture

What Medical Conditions Do Acupuncture and Herbs Treat?

Head Model of Acupuncture MeridiansOver the last three millennia, acupuncture and Chinese herbs have been used to effectively treat a wide variety of health issues. Although by no means a panacea, it has shown itself to be very helpful in a long list of problems. Interest in acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine has exploded in the last twenty years resulting in a number of universities and research groups conducting reputable studies into this amazing art and science. Research is beginning to validate many of the claims of the acupuncture community and as time goes on, a great deal more information will be available as to how, and what it can treat.

Here are a few common conditions that acupuncture and herbs can treat (click on the tab heading to see the conditions):

Musculo- skeletal Disorders

  • Whiplash
    Muscle Pain
    Torticollis
    Degenerative Arthritis
  • Bursitis
    Frozen Shoulder
    Muscle Strain
    Tendonitis
    Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Bursitis
    Golfer's Elbow
    Tennis Elbow
    Climber's Elbow
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Degenerative Arthritis
    DeQuervain's Tendonitis
    Dupuytren's Contracture
    Pulley Tendonitis
    Skier's Thumb
  • Degenerative Arthritis
    General Low Back Pain
    Muscle Strains
    Pain due to Bulging or Degenerative
    Disks Pain in the Sacral-iliac Joint
    Scoliosis Pain
  • Intercostal Muscle Strain
    Pain from fractured ribs
    Rib Subluxation Pain
  • Degenerative Arthritis
    Bursitis
    Muscle Strains
    Piraformis Syndrome
    Sciatica
  • Ilio-Tibial Band (ITB) Syndrome
    Hamstring Muscle Strain
    Pulled Groin Muscles
    Quadratis muscle strain
  • ACL strain (mild)
    Baker's Cyst Pain
    Degenerative Arthritis
    Chondromalacia Pain
    Collateral ligament (MCL or LCL) strain
    Inflammation due to overuse
    Patellar Tendonitis (snowboarder's knee)
  • Achilles' Tendonitis
    Achilles' Bursitis
    Entrapped Peroneal Nerve
    Muscle Cramps
    Shin Splints
  • Ankle Sprain
    Degenerative Arthritis
    Heel Spur Pain
    Plantar Fascitis

Other Conditons

  • Bell's Palsy
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Facial Tics and Spasms
    Headaches (migraine,tension and cluster)
    Peripheral Neuropathies
    Peripheral Neuralgias
    Post-Stroke Syndrome
    RSD (Reflexive Sympathetic Dystrophy)
    Sciatica
    Shingles
    Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
    Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Abdominal Pain
    Acid REflux (GERD)
    Chronic Diarrhea
    Colitis
    Constipation
    Esophageal Spasm
    IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
    Malabsorbtion
    Morning Sickness
    Nausea
    Ulcers
  • Bladder Infections
    Cystitis
    Delayed Labor
    Incontinence
    Infertility
    Irregular Period
    Mesnstrual Cramps
    Pre- menopausal problems
    PMS
    Uterine Prolapse
    Ulcers
  • Acute and Chronic Cough
    Asthma
    Chronic Bronchitis
    Colds and Flus
    COPD
    Earaches
    Meniere's Syndrome
    Seasonal Allergies
    Sinusitis
    Sore Throats
    Tinnitus
  • Chronic bacterial infections
    Hepatitis symptoms
    Herpes symptoms
    HIV symptoms
    Impaired Immunity
    West Nile Virus symptoms
  • Acne
    Excema
    Dermatitis
    Dry Skin
    Hives
    Itching
    Infections (yeast, fungal, bacterial)
    Psoriasis
    Rashes
  • Addictions
    Adrenal fatigue
    Cancer Support
    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Diabetes support
    Fibromyalgia
    Hypo/Hyper Thyroid
    Low Energy