Acupuncture In Duluth, MN

Heidi LaBore Smith, MS, L.Ac., PT


We seek to provide safe, effective, comprehensive care within a holistic environment. Our approach integrates a blend of Eastern and Western health practices to help balance an individual’s physical, emotional, dietary and lifestyle energetic. We encourage a pro-active path toward healing and are committed to empowering our patients with education and support in making healthy lifestyle choices.

We provide acupuncture (both private and group sessions) Chinese herbal medicine formulas, Chinese food grade herbs for healthy living (Sunrider) and Physical Therapy (specializing in cranio-sacral therapy, ortho-bionomy, PNT (pain neutralization technique), other hard to treat/nothing else has helped cases).

We are the first and only clinic north of the Twin Cities to offer Community Acupuncture.

Modern Research & Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been employed as a health care modality for over 3,000 years. Modern science has begun to understand the secrets of this ancient medicine with the support of new studies conducted by leading scientists, hospitals, and medical research facilities from all over the world. Today, acupuncture is receiving wide acceptance as a respected, valid and effective form of health care. Read More…

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