World Health Organization

Conditions Recommended for Acupuncture by the World Health Organization (W.H.O.)

Respiratory Diseases
• Acute sinusitis
• Acute rhinitis
• Common cold
• Acute tonsillitis
• Acute bronchitis
• Bronchial asthma

Disorders of the Mouth Cavity
• Toothache
• Pain after tooth extraction
• Gingivitis
• Pharyngitis

Orthopedic Disorders
• Periarthritis humeroscapularis
• Tennis elbow
• Sciatica
• Low back pain
• Rheumatoid arthritis
• Osteoarthritis

Neurologic Disorders
• Headache
• Migraine
• Trigeminal neuralgia
• Facial paralysis
• Peripheral neuropathy
• Paralysis caused by poliomyelitis
• Meniere’s syndrome
• Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
• Nocturnal enuresis
• Intercostal neuralgia