Welcome to Acupuncture Works, LLC

Acupuncture in Lynchburg VA

Deborah Farley L. Ac., DOM

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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.

Auricular Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a medical system that dates back nearly 4,000 years. Auricular acupuncture was first mentioned around 500 B.C. in the Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, which is the equivalent of the Bible for TCM practitioners. However, the method in which auricular acupuncture is practiced today is actually based upon discoveries that occurred in France in

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Why am I so cold?

Everyone feels cold sometimes, but some people are perpetually chilled to a point where it interferes with their lives.

From a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective, there are two different kinds of cold in the body: full cold and empty cold. Full cold refers to a condition where there is an excess of cold-type energy in the body

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The Bladder in Chinese Medicine

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the bladder is one of the six yang organs, paired with one of the six yin organs. The yin organs store vital substances (such as Qi, blood, yin, and yang), whereas the yang organs are more active and have a function of constantly filling and emptying. The bladder is a perfect example of a yang organ.

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