Abdominal distention/flatulence*

 Acute and chronic pain control*

 Allergic sinusitis *

 Anesthesia for high-risk patients or patients with previous adverse responses to anesthetics


 Anxiety, fright, panic*

 Arthritis/arthrosis *

 Atypical chest pain (negative workup)

 Bursitis, tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome*

 Certain functional gastrointestinal disorders (nausea and vomiting, esophageal spasm, hyperacidity, irritable bowel) *

 Cervical and lumbar spine syndromes*

 Constipation, diarrhea *

 Cough with contraindications for narcotics

 Drug detoxification *

 Dysmenorrhea, pelvic pain *

 Frozen shoulder *

 Headache (migraine and tension-type), vertigo (Meniere disease), tinnitus *

 Idiopathic palpitations, sinus tachycardia

 In fractures, assisting in pain control, edema, and enhancing healing process

 Muscle spasms, tremors, tics, contractures*

 Neuralgias (trigeminal, herpes zoster, postherpetic pain, other)

 Paresthesias *

 Persistent hiccups*

 Phantom pain

 Plantar fasciitis*

 Post-traumatic and post-operative ileus

 Premenstrual syndrome

 Selected dermatoses (urticaria, pruritus, eczema, psoriasis)

 Sequelae of stroke syndrome (aphasia, hemiplegia) *

 Seventh nerve palsy

 Severe hyperthermia

 Sleep Disorders

 Sprains and contusions

 Temporo-mandibular joint derangement, bruxism *

 Urinary incontinence, retention (neurogenic, spastic, adverse drug effect) *



Indications by Acupuncture

Beijing acupuncture

Shunyu li, Omd, MS, L .ac.