Hiatus Hernia

Acupuncture for Hiatus Hernia

A Hiatus Hernia is an abnormal protrusion of the stomach up through the diaphragm and into the chest cavity.

How does acupuncture work for Hiatus Hernia?

Acupuncture increases the tone of the muscle around the esophagus and causes the stomach to empty more quickly to help keep or return the stomach to its proper position. Acupuncture can also help balance stomach acid, protect the stomach membrane, decrease heartburn.

Course of treatment

There are 10-15 acupuncture sessions in one course of treatment. Treatment frequency depends on individual condition. Chinese herbs work synergistically with acupuncture.