Welcome to Acupuncture Works, LLC

Acupuncture in Lynchburg VA

Deborah Farley L. Ac., DOM

We are providing acupuncture and other natural health care services and products to patients in Lynchburg and the surrounding areas.  Our 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, infertility, 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. Physical Therapists using dry needling techniques are receiving less than 50 hours of training. 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 Works, this high level expertise serves as the foundation of your treatment strategies.

The Shen Mind Connection

Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at things differently and while it may be a little confusing, there is usually some common ground that can be found upon examination and explanation. One such area is the idea of the mind. The mind in Traditional Chinese Medicine is commonly referred to as the shen.

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Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western medicine.

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Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of these systems are out of balance, certain physical, mental and

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