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This page lists conditions we commonly treat using Oriental mediine, acupuncture, acupressure, and herbs.
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What can Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine treat?

A wide variety of conditions. According to Oriental Medical theory, pathologic conditions are a manifestation of an inner imbalance. Acupuncture helps to balance Qi in the body, relieving symptoms caused by the imbalance.

This is the medicine of the Orient, not just the pain-relief of the Orient. Asian physicians had a different set of tools in their toolbox; and they have found ways to use those tools to address all the types of disorders that manifest in the human body.

Commonly treated conditions (partial list)

Upper respiratory tract
Acute sinusitis / rhinitis
Common cold / flu
Acute tonsillitis

Respiratory system
Acute bronchitis
Bronchial asthma

Disorders of the eye
Acute conjunctivitis
Central retinitis
Myopia (in children)
Cataract (without complications)

Disorders of the mouth
Toothache, post extraction pain
Gingivitis
Acute and chronic pharyngitis

Gastro-intestinal disorders
Spasms of esophagus and cardia
Hiccough and gastroptosis
Acute and chronic gastritis
Gastric hyperacidity / GERD
Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief)
Acute duodenal ulcer (without complications)
Acute and chronic colitis
Acute bacillary dysentery
Constipation and diarrhea / Irritable bowel syndrome

Reproductive system
PMS and menstrual disorders
Infertility in males and females
Impotence
Menopausal discomfort
Miscarriage prevention
Pre-birth facilitation
Post-Partum care

Urology
Urinary frequency
Prostatitis
Incontinence
Kidney stone

Neurological / musculo-skeletal disorders
Fibromyalgia / Chronic fatigue syndrome
Headache / migraine
Trigeminal neuralgia
Facial paralysis
Paralysis following a stroke
Peripeheral neuropathies
Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
Nocturnal enuresis
Intercostal neuralgia
Cervical spondylosis / slipped disk
“Frozen shoulder,” “Tennis elbow”
Sciatica
Osteoarthritis
Insomnia

Psychological/Psychiatric Disorders
Depression
Anxiety
Bipolar disorder
Addictions
Anger
ADD / ADHD
Memory loss

Pain (anywhere in the body)

Weight Loss

Smoking Cessation

Side effects of Chemo- and Radio-therapy

Many other conditions.

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The address for A Center for Oriental Medicine is 415 1/2 Fourth Street,  Wilmette, Illinois 60091. The Phone number is 847-251-5225 and the fax number is 847-251-5456.

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