Acupuncture Treats

The World Health Organization lists the following disorders that can be effectively treated with acupuncture.

Acute & Chronic Pain

Headache
Migraine
Cancer Pain
Post-Operative Pain

Pain at: Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot, Back, Lower Back, Chest, Skin, etc.

Eye, Ear, Nose Throat Disorders

Sinusitis
Hay Fever
Rhinitis
Conjunctivitis
Central Retinitis
Poor Eyesight
Nearsightedness (beginning stages)

Meniere's Syndrome
Dizziness / Vertigo
Earache
Ear Ringing
Laryngitis / Pharyngitis
Sore Throat
Tonsillitis

Disorders of the Muscles, Tendons, Bones

Fibromyalgia
Muscle Spasms
Sprain  

Tendonitis
Tennis Elbow
Post Fracture / Surgery (reduce pain, swelling, speeds up recovery)

Disorders of the Joints

Arthritis
Osteoarthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Clenched Jaws
Joint Pain

Ankle Sprains
Bursitis
Frozen Shoulder
TMJ
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Disorders of the Neural System

Bell's Palsy
Sciatica       
Parkinson's Disease
Paralysis
Neurological Bladder Dysfunction

Neuralgia
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Post-Herpetic Neuralgia
Peripheral Neuritis
Stroke Rehabilitation

Respiratory Disorders

Common Colds & Flu
Cough
Sore Throat
Laryngitis/Pharyngitis
Allergy

Asthma
Bronchitis
Sinusitis
Hay Fever

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Stomachache
Gastritis
Chronic Duodenal Ulcer
Cravings
Anorexia
Dysentery
Gall Bladder Inflammation
Gall Bladder Stone
Hiccups
Spastic Colon
Rectal Inflammation

Acid Reflux
Nausea & Vomiting
Chemo/Radiation side effects
Heartburn
Appetite Suppression
Colitis
Constipation
Diarrhea
Indigestion / Digestion Weakness
Bloating
Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Urinary Disorders

Incontinence
Chronic Bladder Infection
Bed Wetting (Children)

Urinary Tract Infection
Neurological Bladder Dysfunction
Kidney and Urinary Tract Stone

Male Disorders

Impotence
Ejaculation Dysfunction
Nocturnal Emissions
Spontaneous Ejaculation

Low Sexual Drive
Low Sperm Count
Prostate Disorders

Gynecological & Obstetric Disorders

PMS
Menstrual Cramps
Irregular Menstruation
Heavy Menstruation
Abnormal Fetal Position
Mastitis
Uterine Fibroids

Morning Sickness
Low Libido
Vaginitis
Infertility
Habitual Miscarriage
Menopause Syndromes

Stress Disorders

Depression
Stress
Anxiety
Inability to Relax

Panic Attack
Insomnia
Sleep Disturbances

Dermatological Disorders

Dermatitis
Hives
Scleroderma
Vitiligo
Psoriasis
Nail Root Inflammation
Shingles

Acne
Face Wrinkles
Hair Loss
Dry Skin
Rash
Eczema

Cardiovascular Disorders

Palpitation
Myocarditis
Heart Disease
Cardiac Pain

Arrhythmia
High Blood Pressure
Low Blood Pressure

Circulatory Disorder

Bad Circulation
Raynauld's Syndrome

Restlessness Leg Syndrome

Immune Supportive Treatment

Chronic Fatigue
Lupus
Mumps

Multiple Sclerosis
HIV / AIDS
Cancer

Other

Fatigue
Anemia
Low White Blood Cell Count

Diabetes
High Cholesterol

For Well-Being

Face Lifts
Weight Control
Anti-Aging

Poor Memory
Acne
Quit Smoking

Patient confidentiality is honored and maintained in all aspects of Melissa's practice.

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Melissa B. Smith, A.P.

1609 Thacker Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32207
(Near the San Marco Branch Library)
Appointments & Information: 904-477-2825
Melissa@MelissaBSmithAP.com
Medical Records can be faxed to Melissa B. Smith, AP at 904-396-9215