Acuherb Clinic

The American Institute of Acupuncture

The Latest Research About Acupuncture

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine have become an accepted part of our system of health care. Research clearly demonstrates its value and its amazing diversity as a treatment modality. A few examples of the evidence and utilization of acupuncture follow:

National Institutes of Health Consensus Statement
Acupuncture may be useful as an adjunct treatment or an acceptable alternative or be included in a comprehensive management program for conditions including:

  • Myofascial Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Low-Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Asthma
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Chemo-Therapy Induced
  • Vomiting and Nausea

The World Health Organization
In 1979, the World Health Organization recognized acupuncture as an effective treatment for 43 health problems that included:

  • Low Back Pain
  • Rhinitis Migraine
  • Colitis
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Constipation
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Paralysis
  • Stroke

The Mind-Body Research Group at the University of South Carolina
This group has published studies providing clear evidence of the effectiveness of acupuncture testing:

  • Pain
  • Stress and Quality of life
  • Pain and Subjective Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Oral Lesions
  • Insomnia
  • Oral Cortisol

Acupuncture for migraines
Patients who used acupuncture at the start of a migraine noted reduced symptoms, required less medication and had decrease frequency of headaches during the four months of the study.
Headache 2002:42:855-861

Acupuncture benefits smoking cessation program
A study combining acupuncture with education doubled the success rate over the group that had education with a sham acupuncture treatment.
American Journal of Public Health; 2002;92:1642-1647

Open Hours

Monday & Saturday 9:00a - 7:00p
Sunday 12:00a - 7:00p

Our Fees

Consultation only $35
Initial Office Visit $85
Additional Office Visits $65
Session treatment $60/one treatment

Our Location

The Acupuncture Clinic & wellness Center is located in the heart of Houston Clear Lake Area, close to NASA, behind Kroger at 16300 Sea Lark Rd. Houston TX 70062.

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About AIA

AIA is a nonprofit acupuncture institute, the mission of the Institute is to introduce Acupuncture treatment and Oriental medical theories to everybody who can benefit on it, and have a wellness daily life.
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