Acupuncture Treatments in Ashburn, VA

accuAcupuncture is an ancient Chinese method of healing that involves the insertion of very fine, sterile needles into particular points of the body. These points are known as “acupuncture points”, and Chinese medical theory states that acupuncture works by normalizing the balance of vital energy (Qi) throughout the body.

At Nova Medical Group in Ashburn, VA, we are proud to offer acupuncture treatments to treat a variety of health issues.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Consensus Conference on Acupuncture found data that supports acupuncture treatments to be as effective and accepted as Western medical therapies, with a lower incidence of adverse effects (when compared with drugs and other accepted medical procedures used for the same conditions).

Looking for Acupuncture? Visit the Nova Medical Group.

Clinical trials have been performed by The World Health Organization in which several symptoms, diseases and conditions were shown to be effectively treated by acupuncture. Nova Medical Group in Ashburn, VA uses acupuncture to treat:

  • Adverse reactions to radiotherapy or chemotherapy
  • Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
  • Biliary colic
  • Depression
  • Dysentery
  • Dysmenorrhoea
  • Epigastralgia
  • Facial pain
  • Headache
  • Hypertension
  • Induction of labour
  • Knee pain
  • Leukopenia
  • Lower back pain
  • Morning sickness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Neck pain
  • Pain in dentistry
  • Periarthritis of the shoulder
  • Postoperative pain
  • Renal colic
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Sprains
  • Stroke
  • Tennis elbow

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