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.

TCM and Cystic Fibrosis

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Acupuncture and Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune diseases are a collective group of disorders that plague nearly 50 million people in the United States today. When a person suffers from an autoimmune disease it means their own immune system is attacking the body and altering or destroying the tissues. Autoimmune diseases include things like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Crohn’s disease, pernicious anemia, multiple sclerosis, irritable

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Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Low Back Pain

Statistics show eight out of 10 people will experience low back pain at some point during their life. Seeking medical treatment for back pain is very common. Typically back pain is fleeting and can be easily resolved with rest, heat and an occasional anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen. However, once the damage is done, the recurrence of back pain can

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