Get relief from many common ailments with acupuncture.

Why Dry Needling is NOT Really Acupuncture

Not Quite The Same. There is much debate concerning the relation of dry needling and acupuncture. While they do share some superficial similarities—the use of thin needles inserted into the body—the two disciplines are actually quite different. In order to understand the distinction, it is important to define each discipline, their respective educational and licensing…

Besides Pain, What Can Acupuncture Treat?

Almost everyone has heard of acupuncture, but most people think that it mainly provides pain relief. Acupuncture physicians actually do much more than relieving the physical discomforts that patients experience. A highly efficient method for managing chronic conditions, acupuncture enhances the body’s ability to achieve natural solutions to vexing problems that Western medicine simply cannot…

Does Acupuncture Really Hurt?

Does Acupuncture Really Hurt?

Does Acupuncture Really Hurt? It’s a common misconception. When people learn that acupuncture treatments involve inserting needles, many assume that it must hurt but they’re wrong. When delivered by licensed and board certified acupuncture physicians, this time-tested form of holistic health care does not cause discomfort. In fact, many patients find a visit to the…

History of Acupuncture

The History of Acupuncture

The Concise History of Acupuncture Chinese Medicine is comprised of numerous healing modalities. The nutritional sciences of herbal medicine and dietetics utilize ingested and topical medicaments. The bodywork arts of cupping, tui na, and gua sha work exteriorly to treat patterns of disharmony (i.e. disease). Still, the most popular and well-known aspect of Traditional Chinese…

Sarasota and Bradenton Acupuncture

Lakewood Ranch Acupuncture and Wellness Center caters to all of your Sarasota acupuncturist treatment needs. Serving Sarasota, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and surrounding areas. We specialize in acupuncture treatments, oriental medicine, nutritional counseling, and homeopathy. If you suffer from chronic pain that is no longer responding to medication, are depressed but don’t wish to take anti-depressants…