Medical Conditions Treated with Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine – Minneapolis St. Paul, MN

Chinese Medicine, including acupuncture and related treatments, herbal medicine, along with modern nutritional therapy and treatment, are effective with many disorders. When used by highly trained practitioners, these treatments can be extraordinarily effective, either used alone or in conjunction with western medical treatments. Often, a combination of treatment methods produces the best results. Amy Nystrom, L.Ac. frequently works in cooperation with other medical professionals to effectively treat a wide range of health issues. Click the links below to learn more about these health issues, including:

  • Pain Relief & Treatment – Acupuncture and its associated treatment modalities can be highly effective in reducing or eliminating pain caused by many health issues. By balancing the flow and supply of Qi, pain is often reduced quickly and effectively. Some of the types of pain that respond well to these treatments include:
    • Headache & Migraine Pain
    • Back & Neck Pain
    • Arthritis Pain
    • Muscular and Skeletal Pain
    • Sinus Pain
    • Chronic Pain
    • Pain from trauma and accidents
    • Post-Surgical Pain
  • Women’s Health Issues – Often related to reproductive health, the unique health issues faced by woman are often effectively managed and treated through the use of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Among these issues are:
    • Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS)
    • Irregular or Painful Menses
    • Menopausal Symptoms
    • Fertility
    • Pregnancy wellness and care
    • Postpartum concerns, such as depression
    • Infant and baby wellness
    • Children’s care
  • Men’s Health Issues – Like women, men have some unique health issues associated with their reproductive systems, along with work and sports health injuries. Effective treatments are available, using acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicines for:
    • Prostate Problems
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Fertility
    • Back & Neck Pain
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Muscular Strains
  • Holistic Medicine for Health Issues – As we go through our lives, a wide variety of health issues and concerns appear from time to time. Many of these issues are self-limiting and our own natural healing processes deal with them over time, but treatment may hasten healing. Some health concerns are acute and require immediate treatment. Other health problems may be chronic in nature, where Chinese Medicine may be part of a management system. In any situation Chinese Medicine, including acupuncture and herbal medicine can be very effective in aiding our natural defense mechanisms in healing and a return to wellness. A combination of Chinese Medicine treatment methods, along with nutritional guidance and other therapeutic techniques can be very useful in these conditions as well:
    • Cold, Flu, & Sinus Conditions
    • Asthma, Hay Fever & Allergies
    • Stress, Anxiety, & Depression
    • Fatigue, Weakness & Pain
    • Poor Memory
    • Addiction Recovery
    • Constipation, Irritable Bowels, Indigestion
    • Post Stroke Syndrome
    • Weight Control Issues
    • Cardiovascular concerns
  • Compatible with Western Medicine – Traditional Chinese Medicine is a good companion for western medical treatment. In fact, a combination of both is often an ideal path to health and wellness. Common situations where Traditional Chinese Medicine is helpful include:
    • Preparation for Surgery
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Recovery from Injuries
    • Help with Chemotherapy Side Effects

I never believed in acupuncture until I tried it. I totally do not understand how it works but when Amy does it, it works! I couldn’t imagine my life without it! – Michael, St. Paul, MN

Amy Nystrom, L.Ac., Minneapolis Acupuncturist – Helping You Regain & Maintain Wellness

If you are experiencing any of the conditions described above, Amy Nystrom, L.Ac. may be able to help. After a careful evaluation, she can recommend appropriate treatment methods that will complement your other medical treatments to encourage your own body’s healing energies to help you return to robust good health. Her caring, thorough, and informative approach is a hallmark of her practice, and her long experience and training helps her find the most effective treatments to match your condition. Contact her office to schedule an appointment or for an evaluation.