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My left elbow is always inflamed with strain from my elbow, to my shoulder neck and forehead. Will acupuncture help?

Posted on Jan 6, 2013 Latest answer by Jan 9, 2013 Daniel Haun, acupuncturist

Can you treat shingles with acupuncture?

Posted on Jan 6, 2013 Latest answer by Jan 9, 2013 Daniel Haun, acupuncturist

Can acupuncture cure diplopia (double vision due to a weakened cranial nerve VI on the left eye)?

Posted on Jan 6, 2013 Latest answer by Jan 6, 2013 Frieda Mah, acupuncturist

What is the best kind of holistic treatment for Crohns Disease or other digestive disorders?

Posted on Jan 6, 2013 Latest answer by Jan 9, 2013 Maria Baraybar Lee, acupuncturist

I have lower back pain and I'm wondering if acupuncture, chiropractic, or physical therapy is the best solution.

Posted on Oct 14, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 16, 2012 Sejin Lee, acupuncturist

What are alternative treatments for chronic foot pain and tingling?

Posted on Oct 14, 2012 Latest answer by Jan 7, 2013 Carlos Chapa, acupuncturist

Will acupuncture help post op pain from shoulder surgery?

Posted on Sep 28, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 16, 2012 Sejin Lee, acupuncturist

Any treatments for extended vertigo?

Posted on Sep 28, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 16, 2012 Sejin Lee, acupuncturist

Does acupuncture help neuropathy or diabetes?

Posted on Oct 14, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 16, 2012 Lejla Fazlicic, acupuncturist

Is Acupuncture helpful to people with COPD?

Posted on Sep 21, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 14, 2012 Christopher Serrell, acupuncturist

I have a pulsing sound (like my heart beating) in my right ear can an acupuncturist help this?

Posted on Aug 30, 2012 Latest answer by Sep 28, 2012 Maria Baraybar Lee, acupuncturist

Will acupuncture help with nerve spasms in the face?

Posted on Sep 28, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 16, 2012 Sejin Lee, acupuncturist

I have very chronic back pain. Is acupuncture something that would help me?

Posted on Sep 17, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 15, 2012 Kerry Kott, acupuncturist

Can acupuncture help depression and anxiety?

Posted on Sep 5, 2012 Latest answer by Sep 5, 2012 Teresa Green, acupuncturist

Is there acupuncture treatment for alcoholism

Posted on Oct 1, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 15, 2012 Kerry Kott, acupuncturist

How effective is acupuncture in stopping tinnitus?

Posted on Sep 17, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 15, 2012 Kerry Kott, acupuncturist

Can acupuncture help you stop smoking?

Posted on Sep 5, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 15, 2012 Shohreh Younessian Pedouim, acupuncturist

I have a familial neck tremor which is slowly getting worse. Is that treatable with acupuncture?

Posted on Aug 24, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 15, 2012 Shohreh Younessian Pedouim, acupuncturist

Where are the points located (hands and feet) for relieving an inguinal hernia?

Posted on Jul 25, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 29, 2012 Luis Rivera, massage therapist

What can I do for advanced arthritis in my left hip? Do I need a hip replacement? I am only 55.

Posted on Sep 21, 2012 Latest answer by Sep 21, 2012 Lynda Lippin, Pilates instructor

What can I do for a left hip labral tear? I am a professional caddie.

Posted on Jul 9, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 29, 2012 Luis Rivera, massage therapist

Can acupuncture be used to treat gout?

Posted on Aug 29, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 2, 2012 Portia Zheng, acupuncturist

I have hyper mobility in my hands.

Posted on Aug 24, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 30, 2012 Lawson Sealey, chiropractor

Can acupuncture help morton's neuroma?

Posted on Aug 9, 2012 Latest answer by Jun 18, 2012 Grace Chang, acupuncturist

Can acupuncture heal a large fibroid?

Posted on Aug 15, 2012 Latest answer by Aug 15, 2012 Mei Li, acupuncturist

What is the best treatment for plantar fasciitis?

Posted on Aug 15, 2012 Latest answer by Nov 12, 2012 Luis Rivera, massage therapist

Can you use acupuncture on the seventh cranial nerve for bells palsy?

Posted on Jun 26, 2012 Latest answer by Jun 26, 2012 Edward Gousse, acupuncturist

Will acupuncture help my sciatica?

Posted on Aug 10, 2012 Latest answer by Aug 10, 2012 Rudek Perez, acupuncturist

I have heard of acupuncture as an alternative to a facelift. How does this work?

Posted on Sep 5, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 14, 2012 Christopher Serrell, acupuncturist

I am going to an acupuncturist for knee pain. The pain is caused by osteoarthritis. How many sessions before I start to get relief?

Posted on Sep 5, 2012 Latest answer by Jan 7, 2013 Carlos Chapa, acupuncturist

I have tennis elbow, and have had three acupuncture treatments, the last two have been very painful. Is this normal?

Posted on Aug 9, 2012 Latest answer by Aug 9, 2012 Maria Andino, acupuncturist

Can acupuncture really take care of fibroids and infertility. how long does it take?

Posted on Sep 5, 2012 Latest answer by Sep 5, 2012 Adi Barad, acupuncturist

Is there an acupuncture point for curing the problem of urge incontinence?

Posted on Aug 9, 2012 Latest answer by May 5, 2012 Frieda Mah, acupuncturist

What are side effects of acupuncture used as treatment to stop headaches?

Posted on Apr 23, 2012 Latest answer by May 5, 2012 Frieda Mah, acupuncturist

I had knee replacements now I have nerve damage. Do you think acupuncture would help with the pain?

Posted on Mar 18, 2012 Latest answer by Mar 19, 2012 Kexin Bao, acupuncturist

My husband cannot sleep at night, but can sleep all day. Will acupuncture help him?

Posted on Apr 18, 2012 Latest answer by May 5, 2012 Frieda Mah, acupuncturist

I have a pinched nerve in my neck causing pain in shoulder and arm with tingling down my right arm. What treatments would you advise?

Posted on Apr 25, 2012 Latest answer by May 11, 2012 Richard Bartlett, massage therapist

Can massage or acupuncture be used to treat rheumatoid arthritis in the hands?

Posted on Mar 27, 2012 Latest answer by Mar 27, 2012 David Sheltren, massage therapist

Is reflexology or acupuncture good for a Sartorius injury?

Posted on Nov 19, 2011 Latest answer by Mar 19, 2012 Kexin Bao, acupuncturist

My mom has bad sciatica. Will massage or acupuncture help?

Posted on Mar 7, 2012 Latest answer by Mar 7, 2012 Deborah Gilmore, massage therapist

What can relieve yoga butt (my hip ligaments are sore)?

Posted on Mar 27, 2012 Latest answer by Mar 27, 2012 Stephanie Rosenblatt, acupuncturist

Can massage or any Eastern medicine help with gout in my ankles, legs, knees, fingers ?

Posted on Mar 7, 2012 Latest answer by Mar 19, 2012 Kexin Bao, acupuncturist

Where are the acupuncture points involved in post herpetic neuralgia of the right scalp and forehead?

Posted on Jan 30, 2012 Latest answer by Jan 30, 2012 Paul Kempisty, acupuncturist

I have been on chemo and it is affecting my IBS. I have been in spasm constantly. Can acupuncture help?

Posted on Jun 21, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 14, 2012 Christopher Serrell, acupuncturist

Is it okay to eat before an acupuncture session?

Posted on Jan 3, 2012 Latest answer by Jan 3, 2012 Michael Julien, acupuncturist

What should I wear to an acupuncture session?

Posted on Aug 9, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 14, 2012 Christopher Serrell, acupuncturist

Is it OK to continue acupuncture while pregnant?

Posted on Oct 21, 2011 Latest answer by Oct 21, 2011 Wanyun Zhong, acupuncturist

Can acupuncture help with anxiety? How does it help?

Posted on Oct 21, 2011 Latest answer by Oct 21, 2011 Wanyun Zhong, acupuncturist

How fast is pain relief from acupuncture?

Posted on Mar 27, 2012 Latest answer by Mar 27, 2012 Wanyun Zhong, acupuncturist

I hurt my foot about a year ago have gone to two different doctors but can't help with the pain. Can acupuncture help?

Posted on Oct 21, 2011 Latest answer by Oct 21, 2011 Wanyun Zhong, acupuncturist

I've had acupuncture done twice and it's VERY VERY painful to me and afterwards I'm very sore. Is this normal?

Posted on Jan 30, 2012 Latest answer by Jan 30, 2012 Wanyun Zhong, acupuncturist

I've heard that acupuncture can help with fertility. How does that work exactly?

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 Latest answer by Jul 26, 2012 Wanyun Zhong, acupuncturist

Can acupuncture help with eczema? How long does it take to see results?

Posted on Jan 30, 2012 Latest answer by Jan 30, 2012 Wanyun Zhong, acupuncturist

Can Korean hand acupuncture correct carpal tunnel syndrome?

Posted on Jan 30, 2012 Latest answer by Mar 19, 2012 Kexin Bao, acupuncturist