Thank you for visiting our website – we are no longer Accepting new patients
Referrals for practices accepting new patients:
Meridian Acupuncture, Karen Velasquez
Cary Acupuncture Clinic, Debbie Goodwin
Linda Huang Tolentino
http://lindahuangtolentino.com – VA approved provider
To the Point Acupuncture, Jill Doan
http://www.ttpacupuncture.com – VA approved provider
WellPath Acupuncture, Renée K Barsa
http://wellpathacupuncture.com – Specializing in Women’s Care & Fertility
If you are located in or near Durham:
Oriental Health Solutions
While practicing at the AWC, some patients were looking for an integrative physician (MD) for their primary care. We would like to refer you to Dr. Kiran Grewal. She is an excellent Physician who has a healing-oriented primary care practice. Also, her site is a great resource for the latest wellness information.
Most people have heard of the field of acupuncture by now, but did you realize the scope of the practice encompasses Chinese medicine, which includes so much more than needles? Let’s explore this ancient therapy.
First of all, the practice of Chinese medicine starts with a diagnosis. The practitioner asks many questions to build a history; this includes the answers to digestion, appetite, diet, sleep patterns, bowel movement urination, pain, lifestyle, and stress level, for example. The acupuncturist will also be noting the voice pitch, hair luster, skin color and tone, as well as posture and mood of the patient and any significant odor. After that, there is a pulse and tongue analysis to determine where the pattern and root are, primarily. Finally, blood pressure is measured and other applicable tests done, including palpation of the body. After this history, a diagnosis and treatment plan is determined. What might be included in this plan? continue reading