Welcome to the Acupuncture
Clinic of Richmond…

Acupuncture In Richmond, VA

Deborah Farley

image6Our mission is to honor the gift of health by providing you with a comprehensive natural approach to caring for your health. Deborah Farley has committed her practice to helping you identify the root cause of your conditions while providing natural solutions to the symptoms you are experiencing.

If you’re looking for a healthcare partner who is committed to understanding your health concerns and has the expertise and advanced training to help you find naturopathic options, you are now one step closer. Perhaps you are suffering from back pain, allergies, stress, metabolic syndrome, mood swings, digestive issues – – or living with a chronic condition like diabetes or arthritis.

Oriental medicine encompasses a wide range of therapies to effectively treat and correct hundreds of health issues, illnesses and conditions. This, combined with Western medicine’s innovative therapies and lab testing capabilities puts you and your loved ones in the best possible position to experience restored health and “whole person” wellness. Best of all, you receive an individualized plan that works best for you.

Here’s what you can expect:

** A comprehensive health consultation and assessment
** Development of an individualized treatment strategy to address your symptoms
and the root cause of your illness or issues.
** Review of diet: food intolerance assessment, evaluation and treatment
** Educational support and guidance to help you sustain your health goals

Licensed Acupuncturist with Advanced Training

Medical doctors and chiropractors who perform acupuncture generally receive 200-300 hours of training verses the 3,000+ hours of advanced training that a licensed acupuncturist receives. Licensed acupuncturists are dedicated to the fundamental beliefs of Chinese medicine and have in-depth knowledge that far exceeds the application of acupuncture points and basic needling skills. At Acupuncture Clinic of Richmond, this high level expertise serves as the foundation of your treatment strategies.

Fighting Flu Season with Acupuncture

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While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune systems.

The flu, also known

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Going Deeper: The Kidneys

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The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the kidneys.

The kidney element in Chinese medicine governs water and is associated with the season of winter, where the energies are

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Meridian Point for Winter: Large Intestine 4

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Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential points in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and thumb bones

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