Acupuncture & Natural Medicine                             Dr. Peng in Bethesda, Maryland           
Call 301340 8444 for appointment
301 340 8444
Common indications for acupuncture

Low back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, knee pain,
stress, anxiety, fatigue, lyme disease.....

Check the list of symptoms and diseases

Gang Peng cMD, Ph.D., L. Ac.

10401 Old Georgetown Rd, Suite 406
Bethesda, MD 20814
301 340 8444 for appointment
Dr. Peng's office hours

Low Back Pain
Low back pain / sciatica is the
most common reason to do
acupuncture. Disc bulging,
herniation, arthritis, and
spinal stenosis are indicated.

Parkinson's disease
Acupuncture provides
assistant to reduce symptoms
of Parkinson's diseases
including muscle rigidity,
tremor, walking difficulty and
swallowing abnormality.
Acupuncture is effective  to
relief staffing nose
/post-nasal drip. It also opens
the airways to improve the
breathing and to reduce

Acupuncture relieves or
reduces migraine quickly. A
course treatment can reduces
pain in both intensity and
Hot flashes
Hot flashes and night sweats
are two major symptoms
menopausal syndrome. A
course of acupuncture can
reliably reduce hot flashes /
night sweats in both
frequency and intensity.
Restless leg syndrome
Restless leg syndrome is a
spontaneous yet involuntary
leg movement before and
during the sleep. It affects
the quality of sleep.
Acupuncture helps to
alleviate restless legs.
Peripheral neuropathy
Tingling, numbness and
burning sensation are major
symptoms of hand/feet
neuropathy. It can be
caused by various reasons.
Acupuncture is one of the
good option for this chronic
Tinnitus/hearing loss
Tinnitus often with the
hearing loss is common but
difficult to treat. Acupuncture
is one of best options to
reduce tinnitus. Acupuncture
is also an useful tool for acute
hearing loss.
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How Acupuncture Works

The needles are inserted to the
acupuncture points that are  
located on 14 meridian lines
throughout the body, According
to Chinese medicine, the
needles stimulate the movement
of  "Qi"-a conceptual energy
substance. In modern term,
acupuncture acts on immune
system to reduce inflammation
and acts on brain / nerve system.

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needle works
History of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is over 2000
years old. The earliest
evidence of meridians was
dated 168BC. The book,
Huang Di Nei Jing (Lingshu),
described the basic forms of
acupuncture. Zhen Jiu Jia Yi
Jing (282 AD) documented
14 meridians and 349
acupuncture points. Current
acupuncture practice is
mostly combining
ancient theories
and modern clinic

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Acupuncture procedure

Acupuncturist applies the
hair-thin needles on
acupuncture points
of the skin. This procedure is
mostly pain free. The needles
is required to stay inserted for
30 minutes. The whole
procedure usually takes about
45 minutes. In the typical
treatment, 6-8 treatments,
once or twice a week, is
usually required.

Office location
He practice acupuncture in
Bethesda, serving patients in
Maryland, Virginia and
Washington DC. He is also
long time acupuncturist at
clinical center of National
Institues of Health.
He graduated from Beijing University of
Traditional Chinese Medicine (M.B.1982)
and Wayne State Univeristy (Ph.D. 1992).
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Nausea and vomiting are
major gastroenteric
symptoms. Persistent
nausea is more difficult to
treat. Acupuncture have
specific points for treating
the nausea and often has
good results.
Hiccup or worse, the
persistent hiccup
significantly impact the daily
life. It may be caused by
variety reasons.
Acupuncture is efficient tool
to resolve the hiccup in a
timely manner.