Thoughtful & effective care for... 

*PAIN, HEADACHES, INSOMNIA, DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, ATHLETIC INJURIES, COLDS & FLU, ALLERGIES, DIGESTION, HOT FLASHES, NIGHT SWEATS, WEIGHTLOSS, QUIT SMOKING, FERTILITY, PMS --

*My practice is not limited to this list. If you have a specific question or concern you'd like to address, feel free to contact me here or call or text me at (207) 266-8633.                             

*For a longer list of what acupuncture treats, published by the World Health Organization (WHO), click here.    

*Many people pursue acupuncture to treat these conditions, because the results and medical research are well established. 

Offices are located:

in Brunswick, Maine:                            54 Cumberland St, #2: Map (parking in front)

in Portland, Maine:                               257 Deering Ave: Map (parking in back)

in Asheville, North Carolina:
at White Pine Acupuncture,               247 Charlotte St, R#3: Map      

"One who eats Qi will attain enlightenment and prolong life."
-- Tao Hong Jing (456-536 C.E.)

Elements of understanding sometimes seem lost in translation. This quote may be such an example, but what it attempts to convey is how basic, pervasive, and all-encompassing the concept of qi is to every aspect of life. Read more here.

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Research

Below you will find links to the kinds of conditions acupuncture and Chinese medicine can treat, as well as evidence-based, peer-reviewed literature about Chinese medicine's effects.

  • List of the conditions that can be treated with acupuncture. This comprehensive list from the World Health Organization (WHO) includes the following body systems (see p. 30, WHO link):
  • musculo-skeletal, cardio-vascular, respiratory, neurological, psychological, gastro-intestinal and genitourinary.
  •  A Classical Chinese medical perspective also offers specific treatment strategies to support individuals diagnosed with autoimmune conditions and cancer.

Chapter IV: Acupuncture: an Evidence-Based Assessment

Chapter X: Neurobiological Correlates of Acupuncture

For my comments on recent studies and experiences in the practice of Chinese medicine, check out my blog.