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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…

On the Blog

What’s Your Depression Type?

If this question were posed in a conventional doctor’s office today, one may receive an answer such as: Major Depression or Manic Depression or even Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), among other differentiations. But if you are suffering from depression and asked your Chinese Medicine Practitioner: ‘what type of depression do I have?’, you would get a very different kind

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Depression: TCM vs. Western

In the West, until very recently, Depression has been oversimplified and described as a chemical imbalance, mainly of the neurotransmitter Serotonin. In actuality, there appears to be no link between measurable serotonin concentration and depression. The ‘chemical imbalance’ theory fails to recognize the complexity of our human systems. There is such a dynamic interplay of chemical and physiological forces

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Suffering From Autoimmune Disorders

Now is the time to take your autoimmune disorders more seriously, especially with the threat of COVID and other viruses. We may be able to help. Give us a call today at (218) 724-3400 or stop by. We are conveniently located on 205 W. 2nd Street, Suite 502, in Duluth, MN.

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