Acupuncture on Capitol Hill Washington DC

Marjorie G. Shovlin
L.Ac., M.Ac., Dipl.Ac. (NCCAOM)

906 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Suite 210
Washington DC 20003

Metro: 1 block from Eastern Market Metro
(Blue/Orange Line)

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With over 3,000 years of continuous clinical history, acupuncture is among the most robust medical systems in the world.

World Health Organization Review of Acupuncture’s Efficacy

In 1999, the World Health Organization (WHO) convened an expert panel of acupuncture researchers to comprehensively review controlled clinical trials, and to list conditions for which there is scientific evidence of acupuncture’s efficacy.  The report  entitled  Acupuncture:  Review and Analysis of Controlled Clinical Trials was published in 2003.
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Conditions listed by the WHO expert panel include, among others:

Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy
Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
Dysmenorrhoea (painful menstrual periods)
Knee pain
Low back pain
Malposition of fetus (breech)
Morning sickness
Nausea and vomiting
Neck pain
Dental pain
Shoulder pain
Postoperative pain
Rheumatoid arthritis
Stroke recovery
Tennis elbow
Abdominal pain
Alcohol dependence and detoxification
Bell's palsy
Male sexual dysfunction, non-organic
Polycystic ovary syndrome
Postoperative recovery
Premenstrual syndrome
Prostatitis, chronic
Stiff neck
Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ)
Ulcerative colitis, chronic
Irritable Bowel syndrome

Conditions which are long-standing may take longer to resolve than conditions arising recently.  While a practitioner can never promise a particular outcome, the vast majority of patients experience notable improvements with acupuncture.


For Additional Information has short, informative articles on many topics of interest to acupuncture clients and people considering acupuncture.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) web site is an excellent source of detailed, up-to-date information on acupuncture at

The Maryland University of Integrative Health (formerly the Traditional Acupuncture Institute) offers diverse learning opportunities at, including acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition and integrative medicine, and transformative leadership and social change. In addition to accredited graduate degree programs, engaging seminars and courses for the interested public are offered.

I would be very happy to answer any questions you might have about acupuncture.  Just call or e-mail!

For information on what to expect in a course of acupuncture treatment, CLICK HERE and you will be taken to Office Visits.





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