Acupuncture

Dr. Mark Deighton has been practicing chiropractic and acupuncture at Trafalgar Ridge Chiropractic & Acupuncture since 1999.  Acupuncture is covered under most extended health care plans.

Indications for Acupuncture Based on Clinical Experience:
• Painful Conditions
• Internal Medicine Disorders
• Neurological Dysfunctions
• Psychological/Addictions/Lifestyle Disorders
• Gynecological Conditions
• Urological Conditions

PAINFUL CONDITIONS TREATABLE BY ACUPUNCTURE
Cancer pain

  • Due to malignancy
    - Bone pain
    - Abdominal pain
    - Local invasion by tumour
  • Secondary to bed rest/inactivity
    - Myofascial pain
    - Pressure sores
  • Secondary to Cancer Treatment
    - Post Herpetic Neuralgia
    - Shoulder/Hand Syndrome
    - Myofascial Pain
    - Post-Surgical Pain
    - Post-Radiation Pain

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Fibromyalgia
Headaches

  • Migraine headaches
  • Cluster headaches
  • Myofascial headaches

Musculoskeletal conditions

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Back pain: myofascial, discogenic, facet OA
  • Osteoarthritis: knee, hip, etc
  • Tendinitis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Whiplash
  • Etc.

Neuralgias

  • Post-herpetic neuralgia
  • Trigeminal neuralgia

Neuropathic pain

  • Central
  • Peripheral

Spinal Cord Injury pain

INTERNAL MEDICINE DISORDERS TREATABLE BY ACUPUNCTURE
Autonomic Nervous System dysfunctions: e.g. Raynaud’s
• Digestive disorders

  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Gastric Stasis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Etc.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Respiratory disorders

  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Etc.

NEUROLOGICAL DYSFUNCTIONS ACUPUNCTURE CAN HELP
• Stroke
• Bell’s palsy
• Spasticity
• Multiple Sclerosis
• Restless Legs Syndrome

PSYCHOLOGICAL/ADDICTIONS/LIFESTYLE PROBLEMS HELPED BY ACUPUNCTURE
• Anxiety
• Depression
• Addictions: Nicotine/Alcohol/Heroin/Cocaine
• Stress management

GYNECOLOGICAL CONDITIONS TREATABLE BY ACUPUNCTURE
• Dysmenorrhea
• Endometriosis
• Infertility
• Menopausal symptoms
• Pelvic pain
• Premenstrual Syndrome

UROLOGICAL CONDITIONS TREATABLE BY ACUPUNCTURE

• Urinary Incontinence
• Chronic Pelvic Pain
• Prostatitis

For more information or to book a free consultation with Dr. Mark Deighton please call 905-257-0021