Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

For several years, Acupuncture and the science of Chinese herbal medicines have proved to treat and cure conditions of women’s reproductive health and physical and emotional variations experienced during pregnancy. Acupuncture has also proved to help men treat and cure hormonal imbalances and anatomical problems.

What is the importance of Acupuncture in treating Obstetrics and Gynecological disorders?

It is a proven science that the goodness of receiving Acupuncture can resolve pain, stress, and hormonal imbalances during women’s menses and pregnancy. At Olympic Acupuncture, CA, Dr. Susanna Shen and her team of practitioners treats Obstetrics and Gynecology related problems by using Chinese herbs and acupuncture to optimize the patient’s health.  According to the science of Acupuncture, the human body has a self-healing tendency. Acupuncture helps our body to strengthen its self-healing capability. It is known that Qi, also known as Life Energy flows through our body in specific pathways known as meridians. It maintains and protects the body from illness. By using the science of acupuncture, Dr. Shen can help patients from relieving pain during pregnancy, nausea, and treat common gynecological disorders.

Acupuncture for Obstetrics

The acupuncturist and herbalist at CA, Dr. Shen uses acupuncture which is a healthy and safe method of treating obstetric symptoms during pregnancy. This method of treatment can help patients relieve pain, nausea, fatigue, swelling, and prepare the patient’s body for labor. 

Acupuncture for Gynecology

The acupuncturist and herbalist in CA, Dr. Shen is capable of treating patients regulate their menstrual cycles and treat gynecological disorders by using the science of acupuncture by combining dietary and lifestyle changes. 

How can acupuncture help?

At Olympic Acupuncture, CA, Dr. Shen and her team can help to resolve the following problems with the help of acupuncture.

Morning sickness

Acupuncture is known to effectively reduce morning sickness. 

Labor induction

Using acupuncture for labor inductions can certainly prevent the use of epidurals and cesareans.

Fatigue during pregnancy

Women generally experience fatigue during the first and third trimesters. With acupuncture, several patients experience an increase in energy levels.

Back pain

Back pain is commonly experienced during pregnancy as pressure spreads along the back and pelvis while the baby tends to push and stretch. Acupuncture helps to soothe back pain to a tremendous extent. This method of relieving from pain is safe and helps to resolve pain experienced at the back, neck, hips, and shoulders.


Swelling of the joints is commonly experienced by pregnant women during advanced stages of pregnancy. Dr. Shen is a skilled acupuncturist who can treat signs of swelling and pain during pregnancy.

Irregular menses

Women tend to experience harsh menstrual cramps that last for a few days during the initial days of their menstrual cycles. The goodness of Chinese herbs and medicines can help patients to relieve themselves from menstrual pain during menses.


Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicines are known to effectively reduce the symptoms of premenstrual symptoms. It is known to solve problems such as headaches, bloating, bread tenderness, acne, stress, and insomnia.

Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are known to form in the uterus which is associated with spotting during periods, abnormal swelling, cramping, and unusual pain.  Uterus fibroids can also cause complications during coitus and leads to the inability to conceive. Acupuncture is known to effectively treat uterine fibroids. 

Book an appointment with Olympic Acupuncture at CA and we shall guide you more on how acupuncture can resolve problems related to obstetrics and gynecology. 


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