Acupuncture for Arthritis

Christopher Carlow, Doctor of Acupuncture

Acupuncture For FibromyalgiaPatient Testimonial
Chris is a very compassionate person who cares about his patients very much. The treatments have made the quality of my life so much better. ~ Sheila B.



Welcome to Nature’s Healing website designed to offer you relevant information you need to make an informed decision about acupuncture therapy.

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The links below provide some information & evidence-based protocols on the treatment of acupuncture for arthritis:

Acupuncture & Arthritis

Study: Tai Chi Relieves Arthritis Pain, Improves Reach, Balance, Well-Being

Acupuncture for Arthritis

Acupuncture Relieves Pain – Knee Osteoarthritis/NIH

Acupuncture provides relief

Acupuncture for Rheumatoid Arthritis: a double-blind controlled pilot study

Acupuncture can be helpful in alleviating pain

Kent Hospital: Acupuncture As Treatment for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Article: Studies show acupuncture is an effective treatment for arthritis

Acupuncture has been proved-through controlled trials-to be an effective treatment for:

  • Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back pain
  • Depression
  • Gastritis
  • Headache
  • High blood pressure
  • Inducing labour
  • Infertility
  • Insomnia
  • Irregular or painful periods
  • Knee pain
  • Malposition of fetus
  • Migraine
  • Morning sickness
  • Neck pain
  • Stress
  • Sciatica
  • Adverse reactions to chemotherapy

If you struggle with any of these conditions there is clinical evidence that acupuncture can help you.

Source: World Health Organization (WHO)


Each patient is treated as an individual with a unique pattern of health concerns.

Acupuncture is a pattern-based medicine not a disease-based medicine. A detailed intake of your presenting signs & symptoms forms a pattern which establishes a diagnosis and specific acupuncture treament plan for you.

As well as significant improvement in your condition you’re also likely to notice a greater sense of vitality and an enhanced quality of life.

* Treatment studies regarding acupuncture for arthritis have shown to improve arthritis symptoms:

  • Relief of pain & stiffness
  • improvement in function

* view reference links listed under Evidence heading.

Clinic Location

Treatments are scheduled by appiontment.

Click here for Clinic Locations & Directions.

Health Tips

Good Posture

Three Health Indicators

Science of Acupuncture

Healthy Diet Habits

Good Health is…

Tai Chi for Arthritis

Tai Chi

Qi Gong


For new patients please complete the Patient History Form listed below.

Patients starting treatment through Workers’ Compensation please print and complete all 3 forms below.

– Click and Print –

  1. Patient History Form
  2. Pain Assessment Form
  3. Third Party Information Form

Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine Clinic in Coventry, RI.
Services based on the time-honored principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine including Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong.