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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: What Can Acupuncture Treat?

The World Health Organization (WHO) and National Institute of Health (NIH) have documented many symptoms, diseases, and conditions that have been shown in controlled clinical trials to be effectively treated with acupuncture. Below are some common symptoms that acupuncture may address. Please feel free to call about your specific health condition.  

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Pain relief

  • Unexplained, unresolved pain 
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Jaw pain (TMJ), jaw clenching 
  • Arthritis
  • Sports injuries, work-related pain 
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Back, neck, and shoulder pain
  • Leg, ankle and foot pain
  • Arm, wrist and hand pain
  • Knee, hip, groin pain
  • Tennis/Golf Elbow
  • Sciatica
  • Tendonitis
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Pre/Post-operative pain
  • Trauma: car accidents, falls, etc. 

Respiratory & Digestive issues 

  • Heartburn, Acid Reflux
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Chronic indigestion 
  • Chronic constipation or loose stools
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Acute and chronic gastritis
  • Morning sickness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Allergies 
  • Asthma 
  • and others 

Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

  • Stress, anxiety, depression, panic, overthinking, worry, excessive guilt  
  • Mood swings, anger management, mania, racing mind  
  • Insomnia, restless sleep, frequent waking 
  • Bereavement, grief, loss, attachment issues
  • Addiction  
  • Eating disorders, emotional eating, binging, purging, laxative abuse, obsessive exercise, body dismorphic disorder 
  • and others 

Fertility Support 

  • Unexplained infertility
  • High FSH, low sperm motility, poor sperm morphology, etc. 
  • Increased efficacy of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • History of multiple miscarriages, abortions, stillbirth 
  • History of prenatal bed rest 
  • and others

 

New clients and referrals welcome.

Katherine Kim
Acupuncture Arts

212 Post Road West
Westport, CT 06880 

(203) 451-9865
By appointment

We welcome most insurances.