Neurological Conditions


These conditions usually affect the brain, spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system. People with neurological conditions may find it difficult to perform otherwise normal tasks. Acupuncture has shown promise in treating several neurological disorders, and in some Asian countries, acupuncture is used as an adjunct therapy for stroke patients.

Ruben is certified in Neuroacupuncture and was trained by Dr. Jason Hao and Linda Hao. Neuroacupuncture is a contemporary acupuncture technique integrating traditional Chinese needling methods and Scalp Acupuncture with western medical knowledge of neurology, neuroscience, and neurological rehabilitation. Neuroacupuncture is an advanced skill, most effective in the treatment of acute and chronic central nervous system disorders, often producing remarkable results with just a few needles.

Neuro Acupuncture / Scalp Acupuncture for Paralysis video by Dr. Jason Hao.

Zac was wounded while serving in Iraq by an IED, taking shrapnel to the head, neck and back. Safely evacuated, he was treated through conventional military medical services, where he was diagnosed with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Zac endured numerous surgeries, followed by extensive physical rehabilitation.

Neurological conditions that may be helped by acupuncture:

  • Insomnia

  • Anxiety and Stress

  • Depression

  • PTSD

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  • Neuropathy/Neuralgia

  • Post-stroke rehabilitation

  • Migraine headaches

  • Bell’s Palsy

  • Speech paralysis

  • Aphasia or dysphasia

  • Apraxia

  • Dysarthria

  • Dysphagia

  • Trigeminal neuralgia

  • Sciatica

  • Paresthesia

  • Parkinson’s

  • Alzheimer’s

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • TBI (Traumatic brain injury)

Schedule a free in-person consultation to learn how acupuncture can benefit you and how it may help your neurological conditions.