Conditions Treated

Conditions Treated at Island Acupuncture

Here at Island Acupuncture, we treat a broad range of health conditions and concerns with acupuncture. We've listed many of these conditions below, but that is just a fraction of what acupuncture can help you with. Combining Western Medicine with acupuncture treatments can often help you get the best results. Acupuncture is also highly effective in maintaining good health. Regular treatments with an acupuncturist are a great way to help you avoid the conditions listed below.

​Musculoskeletal ​​​​​​​​Pain Conditions​​​​​​​​​

We treat many ​musculoskeletal ​​​​​​​​conditions​​​​​​​​​ including arthritis, back pain, joint pain, hip pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, wrist pain, and muscle aches.

Nervous System Conditions​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

We treat conditions such as migraine headaches, neuralgia, insomnia, numbness, tingling, dizziness, loss of sensation, fatigue and chronic exhaustion.

Pre and Post Surgical Support

​​​​​​​​​We can help you yield faster recovery and better healing results from surgery. Acupuncture can help strengthen your system before and reduce pain and inflammation after surgery. Acupuncture is great for helping alleviate the side-effects of anesthesia and pain medications/

Cancer Treatment Support

We will try to provide relief from the side-effects of radiation and chemotherapy treatments. Acupuncture can also help enhance immune system function during treatment.

Gastrointestinal Disorders​​​​​​​​​​

We can treat gastrointestinal disorders such as food allergies, peptic ulcer, chronic diarrhea, constipation, indigestion, nausea, gastrointestinal weakness, anorexia and gastritis

Relief from symptoms associated with auto-immune conditions

We treat many auto-immune conditions such as MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Celiac, Ménière's disease, Sjögren's syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Raynaud's disease, and Lupus.

Gynecological Disorders​​​​​​​​​​

Gynecological Disorders​​​​​​​​​​ such as irregular, heavy, or painful menstruation, menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), are easily treated by acupuncture.

Respiratory Disorders

We treat many respiratory disorders such as emphysema, sinusitis, asthma, allergies and bronchitis.

Circulatory Disorders

We treat as common circulatory disorders such as high blood pressure, heart palpitations, and much more.

Emotional and Psychological Disorders​​​​​​​​​​

We treat many psychological symptoms including depression, trauma recovery, fatigue, chronic exhaustion, stress and anxiety.


We treat common addictions such as sugar, carbohydrates, caffeine, processed food, nicotine, alcohol, drugs and any other addictive behaviors.

Note: Acupuncture is also effective against many chronic and painful debilitating disorders which may have no clear explanation, diagnosis or origin.