Vilanova Geltru Sitges
Home  |  Treatments  |  Facial rejuvenation  |  Contact  |  What to expect  |  Price  |  Articles  |  Useful linksCastellanoCatalan

Treatments with acupuncture - Vilanova, Sitges, Barcelona

pain migraine acupuncture points

Acupuncture is used as a successful treatment for many illnesses and conditions. This is achieved without the use of drugs because acupuncture stimulates the body's natural defence system and restores the natural balance. In 2002 a World Health Organization report, titled ‘Acupuncture: Review and analysis of reports on controlled clinical trials', highlighted that acupuncture can be used successfully for many treatments. Below is a partial list taken from the report.

1. Partial list of diseases, symptoms, or conditions for which acupuncture has been proved through clinical trials to be an effective treatment for restoring health:

  • Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy
  • Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
  • Biliary colic
  • Depression
  • Dysentery, acute bacillary
  • Dysmenorrhoea, primary
  • Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)
  • Facial pain
  • Headache and migraine
  • Hypertension, essential
  • Hypotension, primary
  • Induction of labour
  • Knee pain
  • Leukopenia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malposition of fetus, correction of
  • Morning sickness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Neck Pain
  • Pain in dentistry
  • Periarthritis of shoulder
  • Postoperative pain
  • Renal colic
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Sprain
  • Stroke
  • Tennis elbow

2. Partial list of diseases, symptoms or conditions for which the therapeutic effect of acupuncture has been shown but whose scientific validation has yet to be established:

  • Acne vulgaris
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Bell's palsy
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Earache
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fasciitis

For further information concerning acupuncture and general health, please visit

Home    Treatments    Facial rejuvenation    Contact    What to expect    Price    Useful links

Juliana Driscoll Acupuntura Vilanova
Rambla de Salvador Samà, 39, Despatx 3-1,
Vilanova i la Geltrú, 08800 Barcelona. tel: 625377518