Acupuncture In Park Ridge, IL

Christina Guthrie L.Ac., MSTOM, Dipl. OM.


Vitality can be described as the state of being strong, energetic, and full of life! In order to for us to live a life full of vitality, our bodies and minds must remain in balance. However, there are many limitations to this due to our fast paced or poor lifestyles habits, dietary choices, sickness, or chronic stress to name a few.  All of these factors can cause imbalances that eventually manifest as symptoms progressing into disease. This is where acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine shines!

At Eastern Vitality, our goal is to help you reach your optimal level of health and restore your body’s natural healing abilities by treating the whole person. Using modalities from Traditional Chinese Medicine, you are given customized treatment plans and the highest standard of holistic care to support you on your journey to wellness and balance.

Our therapeutic services include acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Eastern nutritional counseling, moxabustion, cupping, gua sha, and electro-acupuncture.

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Five Acupuncture Points for Spring

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Mental/Emotional Aspects of The Heart

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