Asthma, Bronchitis, Common Colds and Flus, Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Laryngitis, Pneumonia, Tonsillitis, and COPD are well treated using Acupuncture. All Allergic conditions are also treated well using acupuncture. COPD or Emphysema can be more challenging. In all cases, we begin with an accurate diagnosis at our clinic to determine whether we can help the patient or not. In some cases we feel the problem is beyond our ability to help, but in those cases we refer to a Western medical physician.
Skin diseases such as psoriasis, eczema, acne, and Alopecia areata are difficult to treat well with Western Medicine. Hives and Urticaria can be well with drugs, but only to the extent that symptoms are relieved. In Western Medicine, the true cause of such disorders remains somewhat murky. Consequently, treatments are usually in the form of topical medicine, which is not adequate to remove the cause of the problem. There are pharmaceutical drugs which treat these diseases systemically, but there are many unwanted side effects, making treatment more difficult. Acupuncture is very useful in treating all the skin conditions.