What Acupuncture Treats

According to the World Health Organization (W.H.O.), acupuncture can treat the following conditions:

Orthopedic Disorders

Periarthritis humeroscapularis
Tennis elbow
Sciatica
Low back pain
Rheumatoid arthritis

Neurologic Disorders

Headache
Migraine
Trigeminal neuralgia
Facial paralysis
Paralysis after apoplectic fit
Peripheral neuropathy
Paralysis caused by poliomyelitis
Meniere's syndrome
Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
Nocturnal enuresis
Intercostal neuralgia

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Spasm of the esophagus and cardia
Hiccups
Gastroptosis
Acute and chronic gastritis
Gastric hyperacidity
Chronic duodenal ulcer
Acute and chronic colitis
Acute bacterial dysentery
Constipation
Diarrhea
Paralytic ileus

Respiratory & Bronchopulmonary Diseases

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

Other Disorders

Eye Disorders:
Acute conjuctivitis
Cataract (without complications)
Myopia
Central retinitis 


Disorders of the Mouth Cavity:
Toothache
Pain after tooth extraction
Gingivitis
Pharyngitis