Indications for medical acupuncture, as has been determined by the World Health Organization are the following:

  • Strengthening the immune system
  • Treating conditions such as chronic degenerative diseases that cannot be managed otherwise (muscle pain syndromes, fibromyalgia etc.)
  • Management of pain in acute or chronic musculoskeletal syndromes (postoperative, neuropathic pain, herpetic neuralgia, temporomandibular joint pain etc.)
  • Enhancing general health and well-being
  • Rehabilitation after sports injuries
  • Treating anxiety and depression
  • Pain management for migraines/headaches
  • Treating allergic rhinitis, asthma, cough
  • Smoking cessation
  • Treating facial nerve palsy/paralysis and trigeminal neuralgia
  • Managing symptoms of dysmenorrhea and menopause
  •  Treating post-operative pain
  • Treating Infertility
  • Autoimmune diseases (eg. rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease)
  • Treating Concentration Deficits
  • Enhancing the Immune system


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Indications for medical acupuncture