Frequently Asked Questions

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is the oldest form of medical therapy. It has been practiced for almost 2000 years in the Orient and since the 18th century physicians in France. It is used to restore and facilitate the balanced flow of energy of the body so that pain relief, healing, health and well-being is restored.

What Conditions are Treated by Acupuncture?

Medical Acupuncture has broad applications. The World Health Organization has listed over 50 conditions appropriate for Acupuncture therapy. The following is a list of problems that Dr. Houston has treated.

Gastrointestinal: nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, irritable bowel, diarrhea

General: chronic fatigue, anxiety, mild to moderate depression, smoking cessation, appetite suppression, insomnia, tinnitus

Gynecological: Pre-menopausal symptoms, menopausal symptoms

Musculoskeletal: Back pain, sciatica, degenerative joint disease, tendonitis, carpel tunnel syndrome, TMJ, shoulder pain, pain from spinal stenosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis

Neurological: Migraine headache, shingles, trigeminal neuralgia, intercostals neuralgia

Pain Management: Fibromyalgia, neck, back, knee, shoulder, pain chronic pain syndromes

Respiratory: Environmental and seasonal allergies, asthma, sinusitis

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