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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

Research Update – Acupuncture and Men’s Health

In a study published by the National Institute of Health, researchers looked at the effectiveness of using acupuncture to relieve the symptoms of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. After separating 100 participants into two groups, the researchers conducted the study using either seven actual acupuncture points or seven sham acupuncture points. Of the group that received actual acupuncture, 92

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GERD Awareness

GERD Awareness

Did you know that acupuncture can help with a number of digestive issues? Yes, it’s true!

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when stomach acid frequently flows back into your esophagus – the tube connecting your mouth and stomach.

If you suffer with this, or you’ve ever suffered with it, you might have felt hopeless and frustrated at times that

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Acupressure for Digestion: Press to Digest!

In TCM theory, digestion represents the central axis around which everything else revolves. It provides our main source of (post-natal) energy from the breakdown and absorption of food. Even minor disruptions in this system can progress to significant and varied health problems.

Treatment, of course, depends on the severity of the problem. As long as emergency situations are ruled

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