The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes Traditional Chinese Medicine as a full-fledged medical discipline with holistic treatment methodology.

Indications of TCM

This list is intended to give indications for useful and effectively treatable diseases by Chinese Medicine (especially acupuncture). It cannot be complete – please clarify details at the initial consultation.

  • Migraine, headache
  • Trigeminal neuralgia, paralysis, polyneuropathy
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • psychovegetative exhaustion
  • depression, depressive mood, anxiety disorders
  • sleep disorders
  • accompanying addictive disorders: nicotine, etc.
  • Acute and chronic back pain, lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine syndrome
  • Joint pain knee, hip, elbow, shoulder
  • Arthritis of small joints, rheumatism
  • Tennis elbow
  • Tendinitis
  • Heel spur
  • Achilles heel pain
  • Acute infections and colds
  • Flu infections
  • Allergies
  • Hay fever
  • Asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Chonic rhinitis (chronic rhinitis, loss of smell)
  • Gastritis- reflux disease
  • Flu infections
  • Reflux disease
  • Indigestion, meteorism, irritable bowel syndrome, dysbiosis,
  • Food allergies
  • Colitis, Crohn’s disease, etc.
  • Period pain (dysmenorrhea) and menstrual disorders
  • Chronic inflammations
  • Facilitation of childbirth, preparation for childbirth, shortening the duration of childbirth
  • Pain relief during pregnancy
  • Pregnancy nausea
  • Climacteric syndrome
  • Mastopathy
  • Fertility disorders
  • Lactation disorders
  • Endometriosis
  • Vertigo
  • Tinnitus, hearing loss, Meniérè’s disease
  • Otitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Loss of smell (anosmia)
  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Neurodermatitis
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Alopecia
  • Vitiligo
  • Chronic herpes
  • Functional heart diseases
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Hypertension
  • Circulatory disorders
  • Cystitis
  • Chronic prostatitis
  • Functional disorders of the genitourinary tract, irritable bladder,
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Enuresis nocturna
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Fertility disorders
  • Conjunctivitis, blepharitis, uveitis
  • Visual impairment
  • Glaucoma
  • Juvenile myopia
  • Supportive in retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration

Pain conditions and all functional disorders for which no conventional medical causes can be found.

For further information and specific indications of the individual therapies, please refer to the respective therapy pages:

Herbal Therapy