Torrance Clinic

Call: 310-303-3338

Anaheim Clinic

Call: 657-378-6388

AACMA Project*

A study done by the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association Ltd (AACMA), found evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture for 117 conditions, with stronger evidence for acupuncture’s effectiveness for some conditions than others. Acupuncture is considered safe in the hands of a well-trained practitioner and has been found to be cost-effective for some conditions. The quality and quantity of research into acupuncture’s effectiveness is increasing.

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The Benefits of Acupuncture and Asian Medicine*

Most Common Conditions Treated With Acupuncture and Asian Medicine

Acupuncture and Asian / Alternative Medicine is a complete system of Natural Medicine. As such it can treat most illnesses. The World Health Organization, the U.S. National Institute of Health, and the State of California publicly endorse Acupuncture and Asian / Alternative Medicine.

Dr. Oh commonly treats the following illnesses in his Torrance practice:

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Allergies & Skin Issues*

Acupuncture can help relieve symptoms arising from various types of allergies. Several studies have shown that results of acupuncture treatments can be quite beneficial to improving serious skin conditions. Most recently, the results of a June 2015 study found that acupuncture could help relieve symptoms of hayfever, including sneezing, running nose, and itchiness, for up to four weeks. 

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Digestive Problems*

Acupuncture can be used as part of a comprehensive approach to treating complex gastrointestinal disorders. The effect of acupuncture on gastrointestinal function has been extensively studied by scientists, mostly reported in Asian literature. Pilot studies in English have shown that acupuncture is effective in a wide range of gastrointestinal disorders, including Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

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Pre and Post-Operative Care*

Acupuncture has been used for anesthesia during surgery. It’s no longer standard practice, but with acupuncture becoming increasingly present in mainstream medical settings, we may see it make a comeback in surgical procedures.

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Stress & Emotional Strains*

Acupuncture has been used to relieve feelings of unease, stress, anxiety, and nervousness. Many people who need to be creative find that acupuncture helps them stay creative and balanced.

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Addiction & Detox*

Acupuncture, arguably the most well-known alternative medicine treatment, has been an important therapy in Eastern countries for thousands of years. Although introduced relatively recently, acupuncture has gained popularity and greater acceptance as a treatment option in Western countries. In treating addictions, acupuncture have proven to be effective and western medicine practitioners are taking notice.

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Cancer Support*

Acupuncture will relieve many symptoms associated with cancer treatment, including pain and stiffness from hormone treatments, dry mouth from radiation treatment, and hot flashes from chemotherapy. Acupuncture will also help in reducing chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. A substantial amount of evidence suggests that complementary health approaches, such as acupuncture, may help to manage some cancer symptoms and side effects of treatment.

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Weight Loss & Management*

It's a staggering fact that as many as a quarter of all Americans are overweight. In their struggle to lose those excess pounds, Americans spend over 33 billion dollars every year on weight-loss programs. Regrettably, a whopping 95 percent fail in their attempt to lose the weight they need to maintain good health. Fortunately, medical acupuncture can help.

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Aging & Senior Health*

Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to be effective in the treatment of a wide variety of medical problems. Acupuncture is effective therapy for neurological disorders and in treating pain and inflammation. In the past 2,000 years, more people have been successfully treated with acupuncture than with all other health modalities combined. Today, acupuncture is practiced widely in Asia, Russia, and Europe. It is now being used more and more in the United States of America by patients and physicians.

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Common Health Issues*

Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to be effective in the treatment of a wide variety of medical problems.

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Sleep Disorders*

Sleep is the best medicine. But what do you do when you cannot fall asleep and suffer from sleepless nights? Insomnia is the inability to initiate or maintain adequate nighttime sleep. Acupuncture and Asian medicine can be a safe and non-invasive form of correcting an imbalance that is causing sleeplessness. Acupuncture is used to quiet the mind and calm overactive energy.

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Benefits of Acupuncture & Asian Medicine

Acupuncture and the Respiratory System*

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Snoring
  • Sinusitis
  • Tonsillitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Common Cold
  • Flu
  • Cough
  • Hiccups
  • Rhinitis

Acupuncture for Emotional Problems*

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Stress
  • Tension

Acupuncture for Musculo-skeletal Pain*

  • Muscle cramping and stiffness
  • Arthritis/joint pain
  • Sciatica
  • Disc problems
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Bruising easily

Acupuncture for Urological Problems*

  • Bladder/Kidney problems
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Sexual dysfunction

 

Acupuncture for Gastrointestinal Problems*

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Indigestion
  • Abdominal pain

Acupuncture for Gynecological Problems*

  • Irregular or painful menses
  • Excessive bleeding and duration of menses
  • PMS
  • Infertility
  • Menopausal discomfort
  • Women's health

Acupuncture for Neurological Problems*

  • Dizziness
  • Headache/ migraines
  • Paralysis/ numbness
  • Stroke prevention and recovery
  • Neuralgia
  • Post operative pain
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease

Acupuncture for Cardiovascular Problems*

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Palpitations

Acupuncture for Dermatology*

  • Acne
  • Wrinkle reduction
  • Varicose veins
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Eczema
  • Skin dryness
  • Excessive bruising
  • Psoriasis

 

Acupuncture, Diet and Nutrition*

  • Improve diet
  • Weight loss
  • Reduced stress
  • Diet for anti-acne

Acupuncture and Addictions*

  • Alcohol
  • Tobacco
  • Drugs
  • Food

Acupuncture for Eyes, Ears, and Dental Problems*

  • Blurred Vision
  • Ringing in ears
  • Bloodshot eyes
  • Eye Twitches
  • Drooping eye lids
  • Stye
  • Toothache
  • TMJ
  • Painful and bleeding gums
  • Post extraction pain
  • Uveitis

Acupuncture for Wellness*

  • Increase energy level
  • Improve quality of sleep
  • Increase ability to relax
  • Increase ability to focus and concentrate
  • Increase memory
  • Boost immune system
  • Enhance physical performance
  • Enhance the creative process
*Although we make strong efforts to make sure our information is accurate, Family Acupuncture Clinic cannot guarantee that all the information on this website and or blog is always correct, complete, or up-to-date. Please read our disclaimer for more information.

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Hours

  • Mon, Tue, Thu, & Fri
    9:00 AM – 12:30 PM &
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM (Mon & Fri)
    1:30 PM - 7:00 PM (Tue & Thu)

  • Wed Open in Anaheim
    9:00 AM – 12:30 PM &
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    (Torrance Closed)

  • Sat
    9:00 AM – 12:30 PM &
    1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Sun
    Closed