Welcome to Stillpoint Acupuncture in Greensboro NC
Stillpoint Acupuncture offers preventive and supportive medical care for people of all ages, using oriental medicine and acupuncture. By applying the theories of diagnosis and treatment used in China for thousands of years, our goal is not only to help alleviate physical and emotional suffering, but also to assist in the discovery and development of your particular contributions to the world.
No matter why you may initially seek treatment, people often find that acupuncture, herbal medicine and other natural remedies bring unexpected benefits. Many say, “I feel more like my old self!” As aches and pains diminish, vitality improves, stressful situations become less overwhelming, and space is created for your inherent strengths to emerge. Embarking upon treatment with acupuncture can even be an opening for transformation throughout your life.
To support the physical, emotional and spiritual health of individuals and communities through excellence and integrity in clinical practice, a commitment to education and the celebration of the unique spirit within each of our patients.
Chinese Medicine is commonly used for:
Because Chinese Medical Theory is based on a language that recognizes subtle imbalances in energetic functioning, we can sometimes recognize and treat patterns of disharmony before they are detectable by modern diagnostic tests like bloodwork. By correcting these “minor” imbalances early, you may be able to help your body to function more efficiently such that major problems are avoided.
strengthening the immune system
Both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicines can be very effective in preventing or speeding recovery from seasonal colds, flus and allergies. Additionally, Chinese Medicine is often used to support the body’s natural defense system during severe stress, such as when battling or recovering from serious illness like cancer.
One of the most common reasons people seek acupuncture treatment is to lessen physical pain. Acupuncture can be extremely effective to reduce inflammation, decrease pain and increase range of motion in joints. Acupuncture is also very helpful in cases of chronic headaches, abdominal pain, and menstrual pain.
Acupuncture treatments can be very relaxing and calming because they help turn off the “fight or flight” sympathetic response our fast paced society encourages. Over time, you will find yourself becoming less reactive, more centered and therefore better able to manage or avoid stressful situations.
alleviating anxiety and depression
In Chinese Medical Theory, the physical body and the mind are not considered as separate from each other. This means that anxiety and depression are seen as manifestations of a physical disharmony. These and other psycho-emotional discomforts such as obsessive behaviors, hyperactivity, and post-traumatic stress disorder may be significantly helped through the application of Chinese Medicine.
regulating endocrine and digestive function
While Chinese Medicine should not be used as a substitute for Western medical treatments, it can be helpful to assist the management of endocrine disorders such as thyroid problems and diabetes. Digestive problems such as acid reflux, ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome tend to be extremely responsive to Chinese Medicine.
optimizing women’s health
Chinese Medicine is frequently used to assist in life transitions such as menopause, and can be very helpful in reducing the hot flashes, insomnia and anxiety that sometimes accompany this stage in a woman’s life.
In younger women, gynecological and obstetrical problems including premenstrual syndrome, irregular cycles, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, infertility, morning sickness, habitual miscarriage and breech presentation are also commonly treated with acupuncture and herbs.
treating childhood illness
A Japanese method for treating children, shonishin, allows the practitioner to treat kids of all ages without using needles. Ear infections, fever, digestive problems, attention and hyperactivity problems, sleep problems and skin conditions may all benefit from this form of therapy.
, Herbal Medicine
, Holistic Medicine
, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)Client Focus: Children's Health
, Men's Health
, Senior Health
, Women's HealthHealth Conditions: Acne
, Allergic rhinitis
, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
, Back Pain
, Benign prostatic hyperplasia
, Bulimia nervosa
, Carpal tunnel syndrome
, Common cold
, Crohn's disease
, Erectile Dysfunction
, Food poisoning
, Gastroesophageal reflux disease
, Heart Disease
, Herpes simplex virus
, HIV and AIDS
, Irritable bowel syndrome
, Low back pain
, Menstrual pain
, Migraine headache
, Motion sickness
, Sinus headache
, Sprains and strains
, Weight Loss