Neurological conditions

Neurological conditions may be helped. Research has shown Electric Acupuncture benefits people suffering from the conditions listed below. Please email me if your condition isn’t listed so I can do some research.

Applications of Acupuncture Therapy in Modulating Plasticity of Central Nervous System

The above article concluded that evidence has demonstrated that neural plasticity, mediated by acupuncture in neural disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and depression, shows evidence of the positive role of acupuncture induced plasticity. 

Parkinson’s Disease

Acupuncture treatment not only treats the brain where the dopaminergic neurons have been lost, which is the hallmark of Parkinson’s disease (PD) but is also helpful for coping with non-motor related symptoms and overall quality of life in PD patients

The Effectiveness and Safety of Acupuncture for Patients With Alzheimer Disease

A number of studies have shown that acupuncture has a positive effect on Alzheimer’s disease (AD), improving mood as well as cognitive skills. 

The above research is a Meta-Analysis, which is the strongest type of research there is.  It summarises “Acupuncture may be more effective than drugs and may enhance the effect of drugs for treating AD in terms of improving cognitive function. Acupuncture may also be more effective than drugs at improving AD patients’ ability to carry out their daily lives. Moreover, acupuncture is safe for treating people with AD.”

Acupuncture Reduces Alzheimer’s Disease Brain Plaques

The above link states “Acupuncture reverses brain damage caused by Alzheimer’s Disease plaques and improves memory. Laboratory tests confirm that electro-acupuncture causes improvements in cognitive functioning, brain plaque reduction, and restores regulation of brain neurotrophin growth factors.”

Motor Neuron Disease

Multiple Sclerosis

Post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN)

Bell’s Palsy

My personal experience of giving acupuncture to people with Bell’s Palsy promising. The only case that wasn’t successful was 20 years or more after the event. If you have Bell’s Palsy, the sooner you start treatment, the better.

Restless Legs Syndrome

Some types of Ringing in the Ears