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Acupuncturists in La Plata

Sherry Lancaster, Acupuncturist  in La Plata
“I started out in healthcare as an RN. I wanted to do more - in a holistic way, so I studied acupuncture which is part of Chinese Medicine. I review all aspects of a client's life in relation to their current issue. I treat many problems with acupuncture such as: pain, digestion, emotional issues, womens issues, sleep, and more. My background gives me an understanding of conventional medicine as well as alternative approaches.
(410) 231-3995
Office is near:
La Plata, Maryland 20646
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Acupuncture in La Plata - is it right for me?
Acupuncture is based on the concepts of oriental medicine or traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is one of the oldest healing practices in the world. La Plata acupuncturists are health care professionals who evaluate and treat the many conditions, aches and pains that respond to acupuncture.

Acupuncturists insert very fine acupuncture needles into a number of trigger points on your body. The purpose of the needles is to stimulate acupuncture points or meridians. The needles do not inject any substance into your body and are so fine as to be virtually impossible to feel. In some cases, acupuncture may be accompanied by electrical stimulation or the burning of moxa, a form of heat therapy. Or use acupressure, where physical pressure is applied by hand or elbow to trigger points with the aim of clearing blockages in these meridians.

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Credentials for La Plata licensed acupuncturists?
A licensed acupuncturist in La Plata needs a minimum of two years college education and must complete three years of professional training and pass the State's approved licensing examination. The three year program includes both theory and hands-on clinical practice. Most States' professional training programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) and by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).