Licensed Acupuncturist in Maryland and Virginia

Feifei Hong, C.M.D., L.Ac.

NCCAOM Certified in
Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology

Bethesda Maryland Office: (301) 654-4778
Falls Church Virginia Office: (703) 237-0885

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Acupuncture: An Introduction

Acupuncture has been practiced in China for more than 3,000 years. The World Health Organization has cited acupuncture as a form of treatment for over 100 health conditions. The FDA reclassified acupuncture needles as medical devices in March 1996. In November 1997 NIH endorsed acupuncture as a 'real' field of medicine in the United States. A series of controlled studies has shown evidence for the efficacy of acupuncture in the treatment of a variety of conditions.

Conditions Which Usually Respond to Acupuncture:

Pain/aches:
Migrane headache, TMJ, facial palsy, trigeminal neuralgia, facial tic, Neck and shoulder pain, upper/mid/lower back pain, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica, hip pain, knee pain, ankle/heel/foot pain, numbness and tingling in the arm/hand/finger/foot.

Arthritis, tendinitis, fibromyalgia, sports injury, paralysis following a stroke/accident, pain after surgery or dental procedures.

Other conditions:
Smoking habits, addiction, overweight, allergies, sinusitis, rhinitis, asthma, bronchitis, tinnitus, hearing loss, meniere's syndrome, stress, depression, anxiety, insomnia, chronic fatigue syndrome, lack of energy, hypertension, palpitation, poor circulation, irratible bowel syndrome, epigastic pain, colitis, constipation, PMS, menopause syndrome, hot flashes, night sweats, infertility, impotence, frequency of urination, nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy or pregnancy.