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What does Oriental medicine successfully treat?
Oriental medicine is a comprehensive and natural medical system focusing on the treatment of most medical conditions. It promotes general health and well-being and is commonly used by millions of Americans for the prevention of chronic diseases. While acupuncture is often associated with pain control, in the hands of a well-trained, licensed OMD, it has much broader applications. Acupuncture can be effective alone or as support or adjunct to other medical treatments and surgical disorders.
The World Health Organization recognizes the use of Oriental Medicine in the treatment of a wide range of medical problems, including:
Digestive disorders: gastritis and hyperacidity, spastic colon, constipation, diarrhea, gas and bloating
Respiratory disorders: sinusitis, sore throat, bronchitis, asthma, recurrent chest infections
Neurological and muscular disorders: headaches, migraines, facial tics, neck pain, rib neuritis, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, tendonitis, low back pain, sciatica, osteo-arthritis
Urinary, pre and post-menstrual, and reproductive problems
Mental and physical illnesses
Internal organ disorders
Chronic fatigue, allergies and other auto-immune disorders
Oriental medicine is particularly useful in resolving physical problems related to tension and stress and emotional conditions. Since most internal disorders are linked to these preliminary conditions, therapy is quite effective in the prevention of disease.
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