Capitola Acupuncture

Acupuncture Research by the NIH

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Acupuncture Research

A National Institutes of Health report (NIH Consensus Statement, v15, #5, 1997; p19) states that acupuncture treats:

OSTEOARTHRITIS
LOW BACK PAIN
MYOFASCIAL PAIN
CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
HEADACHES
TENNIS ELBOW
ASTHMA
POST-OPERATIVE DENTAL PAIN
ADDICTION
STROKE REHABILITATION
FIBROMYALGIA
POST-OPERATIVE NAUSEA AND VOMITING
CHEMOTHERAPY NAUSEA AND VOMITING


Another study released in  December 2004 reports of the effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.  Dr. Straus, director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine notes, “... a clinical trial with sufficient rigor, size, and duration has shown that acupuncture reduces the pain and functional impairment of osteoarthritis of the knee.”

 

World Health Organization (WHO)

The World Health Organization notes that acupuncture treats the following conditions:

Musculo-Skeletal and Neurological
•    arthritis
•    back pain
•    Bell's palsy
•    bursitis
•    cerebral palsy
•    headache
•    neuralgia
•    polio
•    sciatica
•    sprains
•    stiff neck
•    stroke
•    tendonitis
•    trigeminal neuralgia

Internal Medicine
•    asthma
•    colitis
•    constipation
•    diabetes
•    diarrhea
•    hemorrhoids
•    high blood pressure
•    hypoglycemia
•    indigestion
•    ulcers

Mental-Emotional
•    anxiety
•    depression
•    insomnia
•    stress

Dermatology
•    acne
•    eczema
•    herpes

Eyes-Ears-Nose-Throat
•    deafness
•    dizziness
•    earaches
•    eyesight problems
•    sinus infection
•    sore throat
•    tinnitus

Genito-Urinary and Reproductive
•    impotence
•    infertility
•    irregular periods or cramps
•    morning sickness
•    pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS)
•    pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
•    vaginitis

Infections
•    bronchitis
•    colds
•    diabetes
•    flu
•    hepatitis

Capitola Acupuncture

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Capitola Health Center
4895 Capitola Road
Capitola, CA

My clinic in Capitola celebrates its 18th anniversary at this location.  Capitola Acupuncture is located in Santa Cruz County by the jewel box just a few blocks from the ocean and near the Shadowbrook restaurant on the corner of 49th St. and Capitola Road in beautiful Capitola-by-the-Sea.  Experience relief from pain and the health benefits of acupuncture and herbal medicine at my Capitola location.

The Capitola acupuncutre clinic features full service insurance billing.  To learn more about your coverage, call our office or click the following: Santa Cruz Acupuncture of Capitola Insurance Coverage.