Dr. Watson Tung
1101 Dove St., #138
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Tel: 949-748-6866
Fax: 949-748-6867
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What are the ailments that can be treated significantly by acupuncture?

The World Health Organization intraregional Seminar drew the following provisional list, based on clinical experience, of conditions that lend themselves to acupuncture treatment:

  • Upper Respiratory Tract
  • Acute sinusitis
  • Acute rhinitis
  • Common cold
  • Acute tonsilitis
  • Respiratory System
  • Acute bronchitis
  • Bronchial asthma (most effective in children and in patients without complicating diseases)
  • Common cold
  • Acute tonsilitis
  • Eyes
  • Acute conjunctivitis
  • Central retinitis
  • Myopia (in Children)
  • Cataract (without complications)
  • Mouth
  • Toothache
  • Post-extraction pain
  • Gingivitis
  • Acute and chronic pharyngitis
  • Gastro-intestinal disorders
  • Spasms of esophagus and cardia
  • Hiccup
  • Gastroptosis
  • Acute and chronic gastritis
  • Gastro-intestinal disorders
  • Gastric hyperacidity
  • Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief)
  • Acute duodenal ulcer (without complications)
  • Acute and chronic colitis
  • Acute bacillary dysentery
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Paralytic ileus
  • Neurological & Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Facial palsy (early stage, within 3 to 6 months)
  • Pareses following a stroke
  • Peripheral neuropathies
  • Sequelae of poliomyelitis (early stage i.e. within 6 months)
  • Meniere's disease
  • Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • intercostal neuralgia
  • Cervicobrachial syndrome
  • "Frozen shoulder"
  • "Tennis elbow"
  • Sciatica
  • Low back pain
  • Osteoarthritis