What do I treat?
Portland Acupuncturist treats chronic pain

How can acupuncture and Chinese medicine help you?

General and immediate benefits of acupuncture include relaxation, pain relief, improved circulation and complexion, improved sleep, and improved digestion. Learn more about how acupuncture works here.


With complete treatment, acupuncture and Chinese medicine are effective in treating a vast range of conditions. Below is a list of conditions for which acupuncture and Chinese medicine can be an effective treatment.


If you are seeking care for a condition you don’t see listed, I encourage you to schedule a free consultation. I will let you know if I think I can help and what you can expect.

Pain and injury

Muscle pain (sprain, strain), chronic pain, joint pain, whiplash, arthritis, degenerative disc disease, bursitis, stenosis, sciatica, tendonitis and fasciitis, repetitive use injury (carpal tunnel, tennis elbow), post-surgical pain, bulging and herniated disc, numbness and tingling


Reproductive health

Painful periodsPMS/PMDD, PCOS, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, fibrocystic breasts, uterine fibroids, menopausal symptoms, pregnancy, pre and post-partum support, erectile dysfunction, prostatitis, benign prostatic hypertrophy, hernia


Skin conditions

Eczema, psoriasis, acne, rosacea, perioral dermatitis, seborrhoeic dermatitis, dry skin, oily skin


Emotional health

Tension, anxiousness, depression, PTSD, panic attacks


Digestive health

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, bloating and discomfort, acid reflux/heartburn/GERD, ulcers

constipation, diarrhea, crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, food allergies, hemorrhoids


Neurological conditions

Shingles, post-stroke symptoms, trigeminal neuralgia, parkinson’s, migraines, Bell’s Palsy, multiple sclerosis, vertigo, neuralgia/neuropathies


Immune health

Frequent or chronic infection, seasonal allergies, asthma, cough, common cold, sinus infections


Autoimmune diseases

Sjogren’s, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, raynaud’s, multiple sclerosis, ankylosing spondylitis


Eye health

Dry eye, blurry vision, floaters, eye pain and inflammation


Endocrine and metabolic health

Chronic fatigue or generalized low energy, thyroid disorders, hormone imbalance, diabetes


Urogynecological health

Incontinence, frequent or urgent urination, myofascial pelvic pain, vulvodynia, bladder dysfunction, interstitial cystitis

General health

Headaches, insomnia, stress, fibromyalgia, tinnitus, wellness and prevention