Paul De Lucia,  AP, DOM

Diplomate in Oriental Medicine

Providing Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Holistic, Integrative Care to St Petersburg Florida

Acupuncture has been cited by the World Health Organization and the National Instittute of Health to treat over 60 conditions:

Addiction-alcohol, drug, smoking Fatigue PMS
Anxiety Fertility Pneumonia
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Prostatitis
Asthma Frozen Shoulder Reproductive problems
Bladder problems Gingivitis Rhinitis
Bronchitis Headache Sciatica
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Hiccups Shoulder pain
Chronic Fatigue IBS Sinusitis
Colitis Incontinence Sleep problems (Insomnia)
Common Cold Indigestion Sore throat
Cough Intercostal Neuralgia Sport Injuries
Constipation Knee pain Stress
Dental Pain Low back pain Stroke
Depression Meniere’s Disease Tennis Elbow
Diarrhea Menopause Tonsillitis
Digestive problems Menstrual problems Trigeminal Neuralgia
Dizziness Migraine Ulcers
Dysentery Morning Sickness Urinary tract infection
Emotional problems Nausea Vomiting
Eye problems Pain Wrist pain
Facial palsy/tics Peripheral Neuropathy

National Institute of Health Conference (NIH) found Acupuncture

  • Effective for adult post-operative and chemotherapy nausea and vomiting; a reasonable option for post-operative myofascial and low back pain; should be a part of a comprehensive program for asthma, addiction and smoking cessation.
  • Has substantially lower incidence of adverse effects than many drugs or accepted medical procedures used for the same conditions.
  • The data in support of acupuncture are as strong as for many accepted Western medical therapies.

Clinical Research (NIH) demonstrates that Acupuncture

  • Stimulates bone regrowth
  • Regulates blood pressure
  • Increases red and white blood cell count

Stimulates production of pain modulating endorphins and enkephalins; The Body Electric by Robert Becker, MD; The Vital Meridian by Alan Bensoussian.