Acupuncture for PTSD

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.



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The links below provide some information & evidence-based protocols on the treatment of acupuncture for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD):

Acupuncture and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Study: Acupuncture for PostTraumatic Stress Disorder

“Nine in 10 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans return with some form of pain and about 60 percent have significant pain” Source: *Medical News Today


Army To Include Acupuncture (AOM) for Pain Treatment

Medical acupuncture gaining acceptance by the US Air Force

Acupuncture to be used on bases, battlefield

US Air Force relying on acupuncture for pain relief

Air show acupuncture

‘Battlefield Acupuncture’ To Offer Pain Relief For US Air Force

Medline: PTSD

Acupuncturists Help Homeless Vets “Stand Down” Safely

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.

* In regarding acupuncture for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatments have shown to help improve the following symptoms:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Pain
  • Fatigue

* view reference links listed under Evidence heading

Clinic Location

Treatments are scheduled by appiontment.

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Health Tips

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Three Health Indicators

Science of Acupuncture

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Healthy Diet Habits

Breathing Techniques


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.

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  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.