Acupuncture for Sinusitis

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During the seasonal changes between summer and fall, various patients experience sinus inflammation with severe frontal headache, nasal congestion, difficulty breathing, red and teary eyes and sneezing. In some patients, this has also triggered Trigeminal Neuralgia (facial pain).  Acupuncture treatments to help open up nasal passages, get rid of headache, clear redness from the eyes and stop sneezing has helped patients to feel better. Acupuncture has anti-inflammation properties. It can definitely help with pain relief and improve breathing.

 

From Simi Rahman R.Acu 

 

Some common acupuncture points used to treat sinus issues or allergic rhinitis include:

  • Bitong (EM7)

  • Yingxiang (LI20)

  • Hegu (LI4)

  • Quchi (LI11)

  • Juliao (ST3)

  • Yangbai (GB14)

  • Fenglong (ST40)

  • Shangxing (GV23)

  • Sibai (ST2)

  • Zanzhu (BI2)

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