Traditional Chinese Medicine:

Treatable Conditions

Below is a list of some of the common conditions that can be treated with Chinese
Medicine: This list is certainly not complete but should be used as a general guideline to the wide range of possibilities or symptoms that can be helped with Chinese Medicine. If you are experiencing a specific condition that’s not listed below please call AnSen Clinic at 503-473-2914 for a free discussion on whether or not Chinese Medicine may benefit you.

*Some of these conditions have been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  In 1997, the NIH issued a “Consensus Statement of Acupuncture” that endorsed the benefits of Acupuncture for a diverse group of medical disorders.

Pain-All types; both acute and chronic in nature (joints, muscles and bones)
Arthritis
Back, neck and shoulder
Headache/Migraine
Sciatica
Carpal tunnel syndrome, golfers and tennis elbow, frozen shoulder, plantar fascitis
Pain due to sprains, contusions, or fractures
Fibromyalgia, myofascial pain, peripheral neuropathy, intercostals neuralgia
Muscle spasms
Postoperative pain
Pain from cancer
TMJ, dental pain, post dental surgery

Neurological Conditions
Trigeminal neuralgia
Bell’s palsy
Post-Stroke
Parkinson’s Disease
Dizziness and Vertigo
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Stroke (CVA) and rehabilitation

Digestive System
Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Biliary Issues
Epigastric Pain
Hiccups, gas, bloating
Hemorrhoids
Abdominal Pain, ulcers, colitis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Constipation
Diarrhea
Hypochondriac Pain (Under Rib Cage)
Gallstones
Nausea and Vomiting related to Chemotherapy and other symptoms resulting from cancer treatment, such as fatigue, insomnia, anorexia and diarrhea

Respiratory
Common Cold
Cough
Sinusitis
Allergies
Asthma
Bronchitis

Immune &/or Auto-Immune
Chronic Colds and Infections
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Slow Wound Healing
Cancer Support
Lupus
HIV/AID
Hepatitis
MS

Ear Problems
Ear Infections
Meniere’s Disease
Otitis Media
Tinnitus

Eyes &Vision Disturbances
Eye Strain
Floaters
Impaired Vision
Inflammation, redness, tearing, itchiness, redness
Glaucoma
Optic Nerve Atrophy

Endocrine System (Hormones)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
Diabetes
Thyroid Issues

Heart and Circulation
Hypertension or High Blood Pressure (HBP)
Palpitations
Sinus tachycardia
Chest pain or tightness (with a negative work up)

Skin
Wound healing
Scar tissue
Swelling, flaking, itching, or redness
Fungal infections
Acne, boils
Wrinkles

Kidney and Urinary System
Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s)
Nocturnal enuresis (night time urination)
Dysuria (painful urination)
Prostate Disorders

Emotional/Psychological Issues
Stress, anger, irritability
Psychiatric Disorders
Anxiety (PTSD, Panic Attacks)
Depression
Insomnia

Addiction
Addiction rehabilitation
Drug detoxification (including pharmaceuticals)

Women’s Health (OB/GYN)
Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation)
Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Pain/Cramps)
Irregular Menstruation
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Menopause (Hot Flashes, etc.)
Leucorrhea
Uterine Bleeding
Anemia

Pregnancy
Pre and post partum care
Induction of Labor
Labor and Delivery
Morning Sickness
Breech Presentation

Infertility
Male and Female

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