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Steve K.
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I had a great experience receiving treatment at North Shore Acupuncture & Wellness! I would highly recommend speaking with Abigail if you are experiencing pain/stress/anxiety and are looking for a healthy & safe alternative treatment option.

Stacey M.
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I can't say enough about Lisa at Healing Steps of Acupuncture. I sought after treatment for some chronic pain issues. The acupuncture treatments were so helpful. It is a year after my last treatment, and I am still feeling great. Lisa is a wonderful, kind woman. She has such a calm energy. She definitely knows how to get results, all while encouraging relaxation and healing. I can't recommend her enough!

Power in Your Hands
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  • 6 years in business
Anna S.
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I sought out Kamela for support during a huge physical and emotional transition (pregnancy!). I was searching out providers online, with an open ear for bodywork or talk therapy but a preference for someone who could do integrative body/mind work. I have experience with various kinds of bodywork (from acupuncture to chraniosacral therapies to massage) as well as with talk therapy (and am myself a therapist). Kamela stood out as someone who understood the complexities of bodies in relationship, of communication, and of tuning in. She has not disappointed on any of these counts. Her work has impressed me with its depth and its subtlety. A typical session involves coming in, grounding in the space, then checking in verbally for 10-15 minutes (sometimes longer). We then move to the table, where she uses very subtle adjustments and movements (with my clothes on) to help me connect to my physical self. I tend to disconnect from my body, and she has wonderful and deceptively simple questions to help me return. My favorite moments are those when she uses the body as a metaphor, and invites me to reflect on a phrase about my body I have just said (for example, "that leg feels like it's going in all different directions"). Often these moments open big wells of emotion I had not been aware of, and allow me some release. Kamela has a way of connecting with your energy that is very calm and powerful. I am not super comfortable with physical or vocal expressions, and she doesn't push me to do go too far outside my comfort zone. However, I get the sense that she has a range of abilities and approaches that could vary greatly depending on person and preference. She works out of her home, which has caused no problems whatsoever (I rarely see anyone but her when I arrive or leave). The space is comfortable and cozy. Her prices are very reasonable, particularly if you take advantage of her package deals. Highly recommended.

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Pat D.
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Thu Yen is an amazing acupuncturist and person. She has helped treat and heal my lower back, acne, and has given me an overall sense of well being. I would recommend her to anyone looking to have acupuncture treatments. Thu Yen always makes sure that she is doing all that she can to make me feel comfortable and symptom free!!


Improve your health. Improve your life. Five Points Acupuncture & Wellness focuses on the treatment of acute and chronic health conditions using acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, with exercise and nutritional counseling as needed. We have a focus on women's health conditions and our 'five points' of wellness. Please visit our website for more information.


At Synergy Acupuncture, we strive to provide patients with the highest quality treatment by combining Japanese acupuncture techniques with cutting-edge data from current medical and acupuncture researches. We specialize in Japanese style acupuncture, a more gentle style of acupuncture with many non-insertive and needle-free options available for children, sensitive patients and those with concerns about needles. In addition, we also have a specialized training in pain management and fertility, two areas with significant research supporting the role of acupuncture in an integrative approach to care. Health is the result of balance in all aspects of our lives. At Synergy Acupuncture & Wellness, we also examine lifestyle and diet in order to determine a comprehensive treatment plan.


Are you not feeling like yourself? Take control of your health and learn to take care of yourself with natural healing services from Casco Bay Acupuncture & Massage. Our warm and nurturing healing studio is conveniently located in Portland, Maine, giving you access to wellness therapy close to your home. Let Maine licensed acupuncturist and massage therapist, Tennyson Towl show you the benefits of alternative medicine, acupuncture and massage therapy in a welcoming, serene environment. If your looking for a pain management solution or just looking to improve your life, call for a free consultation today. If you've been looking for an experienced, licensed massage therapist in Maine, look no further than Casco Bay Acupuncture & Massage. We offer a variety of massage therapy styles such as Thai yoga massage which helps with circulation and therapeutic massage for natural pain management and healing. Learn about the benefits of traditional Chinese Medicine and alternative medicine that help the body heal itself. Experience how dietary changes can improve your health with food as medicine. Schedule an appointment today to experience the benefits of acupuncture in Portland, Maine. At Casco Bay Acupuncture & Massage, your health and well-being is our highest priority. Call today for a complimentary consultation.


Five Element Chinese medicine based on the classical Taoist texts. Addressing the root of illness. Offering appointments in Brunswick, Portland and Whitefield Maine.

  • 6 years in business

Here at Pan Soma, I look at the connection between mind and body, treating the symptoms and root cause in a holistic manner with an individualized approach in a relaxing environment. I am committed to bringing the patients health and energy back into balance and increasing quality of life.


I enjoy working with one patient per hour and do adjunctive therapies (such as electro-acupuncture, cupping, moxa, tuina) in conjunction with acupuncture, if they need it.


Services offered: * acupuncture * Chinese herbal medicine * nutritional counseling * hair analysis * supplement analysis I specialize in women's health, specifically infertility, but also see a lot of pain management issues.


Chi NeuroHealth, LLC is a clinic that specializes in treating various neuromuscular conditions with an innovative combination of traditional Chinese medicine and western neurology. Treatment markedly decreases pain, stiffness and spasticity, leading to improved dexterity, mobility and sense of wellness. Improvement can be achieved after the first treatment. Chi NeuroHealth offers patients another option for addressing chronic and frustrating conditions. In select cases, it offers a dual approach to treatment: western medicine assessment followed by directed, eastern medicine treatment. If your current therapy fails or offers suboptimal effect, please consider our new clinic in Manchester. We are currently accepting appointments. Yes! We accept insurance! We will verify your benefits and process paperwork for you. Costs not covered by insurance are payable via cash, check and credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Amex and Discover) and are due at the time of service. Regular rates apply. Our service is beneficial in treating the following: * MS * Stroke * Parkinson's Disease * Spinal Cord Injury * Headache * Fibromyalgia * Neck and Back Pain * Repetitive Nerve Injury * Restless Leg Syndrome * RSD * Anxiety and Depression * Stress and Fatigue * Chronic Pain and Injury Improvement is achieved after the first treatment.


With a Masters degree in Oriental Medicine and a PhD in Pharmacology I bring a unique combination of Eastern and Western medicine skills to help the patient feel better. I offer Chinese and Japanese styles of acupuncture, Auricular acupuncture, Orthopedic acupuncture as well as non-needle non-insertive options such as Shakuju and magnets for needle-sensitive patients.


We specialize in the treatment of the following disorders: - Headache, chronic aches and pains and sports injuries - Women's health issues and infertility - Stress disorders Our practitioners Kate Ruma, Brette Luck and Caitlin Isbister are licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine, certified by the National Commission for Certification in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and have Master's degree in Oriental Medicine. Together, they have over 12 years experience treating patients with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.


Acupuncture/Chinese Herbal Medicine/Yoga/Meditation/Reiki. Doing all things with Aloha.


In Gentle Acupuncture, we are providing the most effective natural care for our patients, based on the following: (1) Treating the root causes of the disorders rather than merely symptoms. This is a basic principle of traditional Chinese medicine. In this way, you will mobilize your innate healing to overcome chronic conditions and achieve wellness. (2) Providing personalized holistic care. We have acupuncture, therapeutic massage, herbs and some other services available. Our services are provided by experienced professional health practitioners. (3) Teaching self care. While doing treatment, we stress on prevention, health education and lifestyle.


I am a five-element acupuncturist, herbalist and practitioner of zero balancing. I treat a wide range of patients with varied complaints from allergies, digestive difficulties, hormonal imbalances, pain, depression, anxiety, stress and fibro myalgia. My goal is to help my patients lead as healthy, happy and pain-free a life as possible through balancing their energy and stimulating their ability to heal themselves.


We are a full-service center for acupuncture, traditional Chinese medicine, and Chinese herbal medicine. Our specialties are the following: • Pain conditions • Fertility • Stress-related conditions • Management of the effects of treatments for cancer


We provide natural medicine for whole body healing specializing in women's health, fertility, pain relief, stress management, and emotional disorders. Insurance discounts and coverage are available, please see our website.


Acupuncture & Health Clinic, Inc. has two acupuncturists with over 50 years of combined clinical experience, offering acupuncture, herbal medicine, and facial acupuncture. We treat patients for the following: * sports injuries * fertility issues * headaches * chronic pain * allergies * IBS * digestive disorders and more We offer discounts for several insurance carriers such as the following: * Blue Cross * CIGNA * AETNA * United * Tufts * Harvard * Fallon * UniCare We are wheelchair accessible, located at the Cummings Center in Beverly.


Where are you going to get acupuncture in Portland, Maine? We believe acupuncture takes into account the whole person. We believe that treating the root cause can often help more than treating just the symptoms. Acupuncture tries to get to the root, instead of a Band-Aid approach. The search for a good healing studio shouldn't cause more stress than you're already under! Take the headache out of your search and choose the wellness therapy experts at Rocky Coast Acupuncture. Jason Stein, the founder of Rocky Coast Acupuncture, is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and has a Masters in Chinese Medicine. Whether you're seeking acupuncture for depression or acupuncture for pain management, after one visit with one of our skilled professionals, you will be happy that you decided to visit Rocky Coast Acupuncture. We also specialize in acupuncture for fertility. Studies have come out showing acupuncture can increase the success of IVF by anywhere from 30 to 50 percent.

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What can be treated with acupuncture?

Acupuncture can be helpful for treating a wide variety of conditions ranging from cancer to headaches to sciatic nerve pain. It may also be useful for:

  • Back pain, neck pain, knee pain, hand and foot pain, wrist and ankle pain, sciatic pain, nerve pain, arthritis, sports injuries, work-related injuries, TMJ, and carpal tunnel
  • Whiplash and injuries from automobile accidents
  • Migraine and tension headaches
  • Menstrual cramping
  • Herniated discs
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Emotional issues: Anxiety, depression, stress and insomnia
  • Women’s health: Prenatal and postpartum care, menstrual cramps, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, symptoms of menopause and infertility
  • Pediatric problems such as bedwetting, digestive upset, ear infection, allergies, hyperactivity and injury treatment
  • Digestive disorders such as heartburn, acid reflux, indigestion, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, and constipation
  • Respiratory problems such as asthma, acute and chronic cough, allergies, and chronic sinus problems
  • Men’s health problems such as erectile dysfunction, impotence, male infertility, urination difficulties and prostate problems
  • Miscellaneous conditions such as fatigue, adrenal fatigue, vertigo and dizziness, eye and vision problems, and tooth, jaw and dental issues

How does acupuncture work?

Acupuncture works by restoring the body’s natural healing powers. Acupuncture involves placing very thin needles into specific points on the body to influence the body’s energy flow and help the body heal itself in a natural way. In traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is linked to the belief that disease is caused by disruptions to the flow of energy (called qi in Chinese) in the body. The acupuncturist places whisper-thin needles into the arms, back, neck and other areas where the chi (or energy flow) has been blocked. The acupuncture needles stimulate points on or under the skin called acupuncture points or acupressure points, releasing this qi. These pathways — called “meridians” — become re-stimulated by the needles to bring blood and healing to the body. In Western medicine, acupuncture has been proved to relieve pain and help provide healing and relief from painful symptoms associated with everything from headaches to asthma to cancer. Western medicine sees the use of the needles as a way to stimulate the body’s nervous system, thereby prompting healing.

What are the benefits of acupuncture?

There are many proven health benefits of acupuncture, whether you’re seeking short-term relief or need help with a chronic health condition. This alternative healing is likely why millions of adults nationwide get acupuncture treatments each year. Acupuncture provides pain relief, can help speed the body’s natural healing process, and has also been proved to have positive outcomes on mental health concerns such as depression. Acupuncture can also help relieve discomfort associated with chronic and terminal illnesses. For example, acupuncture has been proved to be effective in helping cancer patients manage pain, nausea and vomiting, fatigue, hot flashes, xerostomia (dry mouth), neuropathy (nervous system problems), anxiety, depression and sleep disturbances, according to Cancer.gov. Acupuncture is a safe and effective alternative to opioids and other pain medications, which not only are hard on the body but also present the risk of addiction. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services found that people had less pain or were better able to manage pain when they received acupuncture as part of their health treatment.

What is an acupuncture treatment?

An acupuncture treatment is a type of integrative health care session that uses needles (and sometimes heat and/or electrical stimulation) to stimulate the body’s nervous system to begin a healing process. Long practiced in traditional Chinese medicine and other Eastern cultures, acupuncture has gained widespread acceptance and use as a complementary and integrative part of healing in Western medicine. During an acupuncture treatment, the patient lies in a relaxed position on a table that is very similar to a massage table. The acupuncturist, having done a diagnosis of health concerns and determined a course of treatment, will insert thin stainless steel needles into the prescribed acupuncture points. These points are determined by the patient’s health needs. The practitioner may gently manipulate the needles to trigger a healing response in the body. Typically there is no pain associated with the treatment. A session may use anywhere from 6-30 needles or more, depending on what illness is being treated. The needles can remain in place for 5-30 minutes, with 15 minutes being a common time. Acupuncture treatments are often prescribed in a series, based on patient need.

How often do you need to get acupuncture?

How often you need acupuncture really depends on the health condition that is being treated. Acute issues such as a pulled groin or short-term digestion problems will likely require fewer treatments than a chronic disease such as some types of cancer. Dr. Lee Hullender Rubin, speaking with the Acupuncture Now Foundation, likens acupuncture sessions to a “dose” of medication prescribed by a doctor. If you have a condition like high blood pressure and are prescribed a medication to treat it, you wouldn’t take one dosage and be done. Likewise, for ongoing health conditions, Dr. Hullender Rubin explains that more than one session of acupuncture is likely in order. “For pain-related diseases, it seems 12 to 20 sessions is a reasonable intervention to achieve stable results,” says Dr. Hullender Rubin. For more acute (short-term) conditions, Dr. Tony Chon says that treatment might consist of two to six acupuncture sessions.

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