Acupuncture In Medford, MA

Lisa M Blake MAOM, Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM), Lic.Ac.

Welcome to Blake Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine
Located in Medford Square, I am committed to providing you with compassionate care through your wellness journey.

Acupuncture can help many different conditions by stimulating the body’s own innate healing systems with the added benefit of helping to maintain health and well-being for the future.

I have a special interest in treating conditions such as anxiety, depression, stress, PTSD, painful periods, PMS and insomnia, but also work with many people with a wide range of other conditions such as back pain, acid reflux, hot flashes, night sweats, TMJ, trigeminal neuralgia, plantar fascitis and Bell’s Palsy.

Please explore the site and if you have any questions please contact me via email or by phone.

I look forward to meeting you!

Lisa M Blake MAOM, Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM), Lic.Ac.

 

When health is absent, Wisdom cannot reveal itself, Art cannot manifest, Strength cannot fight, Wealth becomes useless, and Intelligence cannot be applied

Summer Solstice

During the summer solstice your yang energy reaches its peak. It is important to harness the peak of this yang energy, because as summer shifts into fall yang energy will decline. This great abundance of yang energy will translate throughout your body because during this season you are active and growing.

According to five element theory, during the

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IBS: Relief with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, otherwise known as “spastic colon,” is a common disorder that affects the colon and causes many disruptive symptoms. Many of these symptoms can be managed with a simple change in diet and lifestyle. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture may be able to help.

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Acupuncture: Not Just Needles

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

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