ACUPUNCTURE CENTER

of Prescott    

 

 

 

                             Anna Cocilovo, PA-C, LAc.    928-445-0141
                                  1559 W. Gurley St, Prescott, Arizona 86305

 

 

Conditions

The World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture as being effective for many conditions, including, but not limited to:
    
     Adverse Reaction to Chemotherapy or Radiation
    Dental Pain 
    Gastritis
    Sciatica
    Depression
    Headaches
    Trigeminal Neuralgia
    TMJ
    Arthritis of the  Shoulder
    Tennis Elbow
    Back Pain
    Knee pain
    Allergies
    Low White Blood Cell Count
    Menstrual Pain
    Rheumatoid Arthritis
    PMS
    Stress
    Sprain
    Morning Sickness
    Nausea and vomiting
    Meniere's Disease
 
The WHO also recognizes a long list of conditions which probably benefit from acupuncture, but need further study including, but not limited to:
 
     Asthma
     Abdominal Pain
     Bell's Palsy
     Fibromyalgia
     Infertility
     Insomnia
     Post Herpetic Neuralgia (Shingles)
     Ulcerative Colitis
    
 
 

The National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

    
The FAQ page of this website discusses  the 1997 NIH NCCAM Consensus Statement in which the NCCAM recognized many conditions definitely or likely to benefit from acupuncture. 
More recent clinical studies sponsored by the NCCAM show that acupuncture:
            
           - Improves Pregnancy Rate when used in conjunction with in vitro fertilization
           - Relieves pain and improves function in Osteoarthritis of the Knee
           - Is an effective treatment for Low Back Pain
           - Is useful in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
 
    

 

 

 

 

 

 
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