Who can benefit most from Acupuncture?

Everyone—children and the elderly included. It’s a phenomenal therapy for those suffering from all sorts of problems(please see below), as well as for those seeking a preventative therapy who want to maintain their healthy state.

Through both my clinical and personal experiences and observations with the therapy, those experiencing the following benefit most from Acupuncture:

  • Anxiety & Stress

  • Addiction

  • Insomnia

  • Depression

  • PTSD

  • Identity Crisis

  • Cancer and Other Potentially Terminal Diseases

  • Recent Loss(Grieving/Divorce)

  • Emotional Pain

  • Digestive Issues

  • Lower Back Pain

  • Irregular Menses & Cramps

  • Other Female Gynecological/Reproductive Issues

According to the NYS Office of the Professions, the conditions related to the following respond well to Acupuncture:

  • Musculo-skeletal system

  • Neurological system

  • Respiratory system

  • Gynecologic and reproductive system

  • Digestive system

  • Genito-urinary system

  • Acute and chronic pain

  • Maintaining emotional balance

  • Stress reduction and detoxification

According to the World Health Organization, the conditions related to the following respond well to Acupuncture:

  • Emotional conditions

  • Gastrointestinal conditions

  • Respiratory conditions

  • Gynecological conditions

  • Dependency / Withdrawal conditions

  • Musculo-skeletal and pain conditions

  • Metabolic conditions

  • Rheumatological conditions

  • Dermatological conditions

  • Side effects of cancer treatment 

Douglas Peterson