Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been employed as a health care modality for over 5,000 years.  Modern science has begun to understand the secrets of this ancient medicine with the support of new studies conducted by leading scientists, hospitals, and medical research facilities from all over the world.  Today, acupuncture is receiving wide acceptance as a respected, valid and effective form of health care.

Acupuncture works as an effective alternative and adjunct treatment modality.  It is a safe, effective and natural approach to help regain and maintain health and well being.  Dr. Gappa, D.C. is trained and certified to apply acupuncture therapy.

Recognized by leading national and international health organizations, acupuncture is effective in the treatment of a wide variety of medical problems.  Below are some of the health concerns that acupuncture can help with:

  • Abdominal Pain (in acute gastroenteritis or due to gastrointestinal spasm)
  • Allergic Rhinitis (including hayfever)
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Gastritis
  • Morning Sickness
  • Diabetes mellitus, non-insulin-dependent
  • Dysmenorrhoea
  • Earache
  • Epistaxis
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Spasm
  • Female Infertility
  • Fibromyalgia and Fasciitis
  • Headache
  • Hepatitis B virus carrier status
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Hypertension
  • Induction of Labor
  • Insomnia
  • Knee Pain
  • Leukopenia
  • Low back Pain
  • Male Sexual Dysfunction, non-organic
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Neck Pain
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pain in Dentistry
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Periarthritis of Shoulder
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Prostatitis
  • Raynaud Syndrome
  • Renal Colic
  • Retention of Urine, Traumatic
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sciatica
  • Sore Throat (including tonsillitis)
  • Spine Pain, Acute
  • Sprain
  • Stiff Neck
  • Stroke
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Tobacco Dependence
  • Ulcerative Colitis, Chronic
  • Whooping Cough