Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine Services

Acupuncturist Fred Cheung

Acupuncturist Fred Cheung

Acupuncture is an approach used in Chinese medicine that seeks to restore energy, circulation, health and balance by stimulating meridian acupuncture points in the body. This is generally performed using fine stainless steel needles.

Acupuncture has been proven to help:

  • treat chronic headaches (tension-type)
  • prevent migraines
  • reduce pain related to osteoarthritis
  • reduce chronic low back pain
  • reduce post-surgical nausea and vomiting

Acupuncture may also help:

  • reduce symptoms of asthma
  • slow the progression of glaucoma
  • reduce symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • reduce symptoms of depression
  • reduce the perception of pain
  • improve sleep
  • in overcoming addiction to drugs and/or tobacco
  • support female reproduction

Services are offered to CMHA Durham clients at a reduced cost. To learn more, contact CMHA Durham’s Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic.