Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine of Sturbridge ~ Center for Natural Health and Wellness Care

How Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Can Help
Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine works to assist the bodies natural ability to heal.  This is accomplished by diagnosing and looking for any imbalances in the the Qi, Blood of the body along with assessing proper function of the organ systems.  This is not always a clear translation to Western vocabulary of specific names of disease and conditions, but the World Health Organization list the following conditions as appropriate conditions for seeking these services:
  • acne
  • anxiety
  • arthritis
  • asthma
  • back pain
  • bells palsy
  • bronchitis
  • bursitis
  • colds and flu
  • constipation
  • depression
  • diabetes
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • earaches
  • eczema
  • hay fever
  • headaches
  • hemorrhoids
  • hepatitis
  • high blood pressure
  • hypoglycemia
  • impotence
  • indigestion
  • infertility
  • insomnia
  • irregular periods or cramps
  • morning sickness
  • neuralgia
  • PMS
  • ringing in ears
  • sciatica
  • sinus infections
  • sore throat
  • sprains
  • stiff neck
  • stress
  • stroke
  • tendonitis
  • trigeminal neuralgia
  • vaginitis
  • ulcers

Treatment may also be beneficial as a supplemental treatment for smoking cessation, pain control, weight management and fertility.

Imbalances within the body are detected by Listening for symptoms, Looking for signs (presented on the tongue, complexion and physical structure), and Feeling the state of the energy (in the pulse, abdomen and channels).

Each person is a unique individual and treated accordingly.  Therefore the amount of treatment needed varies.  This may depend on whether or not your symptoms are acute or chronic in nature, your lifestyle, attitude and involvement in your own healing process.

As stated before, AOMS believes that it is the integration of Oriental medicine with Western Medicine that forms a more balanced form of health care.  With certain symptoms you may be asked to consult your western medical doctor.

Directions Patient Forms Contact
Amy Gaudette Licenced Acupuncturist, Certified in Chinese Herbal Medicine, NCCAOM Certified
71 Main Street, Sturbridge, MA  01566
Phone:  508.347.0055 Email: