The list below refers to general conditions for which I have
had great clinical success. However, it should be
understood that treatments, themselves, are always
geared toward the patient - their unique presentation and
life - and not the disease.
I am in-network with Cigna, Aetna, Premera, Regence, Group Health PPO, United Healthcare, Triwest (finalizing contract - please contact to confirm status).
Disease for which acupuncture has been proved— through controlled trials—to be an effective treatment, include:
Diseases, symptoms or conditions for which the therapeutic effect of acupuncture has been shown but for which further proof is needed include:
Diseases, symptoms or conditions for which there are only individual controlled trials reporting some therapeutic effects, but for which acupuncture is worth trying because treatment by conventional and other therapies is difficult (according to the World Health Organization):
John Aguilar, Jr, DAOM, EAMP, Dipl OM (NCCAOM)
Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
Practitioner, Bastyr Center for Natural Health, Seattle, WA
Adjunct Faculty/Lecturer, Northwestern Health Sciences University
Adjunct Faculty/Lecturer, Arizona School of AOM
Adjunct/Clinical Faculty, Bastyr University
Graduate student, Asian Languages and Literature, Univ of WA