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Acupuncture In Durham, NC

Jon E. Walker, L.Ac. Dipl. OM MSTCM

Welcome!

You may be seeking a change in your life, whether it is relief from acute or chronic pain, freedom from anxiety and depression or simply an increased sense of well-being. If you are suffering from back pain, arthritis, acid reflux, IBS, painful menses, infertility, headaches, anxiety, depression, seasonal allergies, high blood pressure, eczema, insomnia or other health problem, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can help mobilize the body’s innate healing abilities to great effect.

My name is Jon E. Walker, L. Ac.  and I am passionate about helping people change their lives for the better with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.  Since starting my practice in Durham, NC, I have been honored to help many people experience true healing and I would love to help you, too.

I believe that everyone has the capacity to live a life of vitality and joy. I am passionate about offering the best of Chinese medicine and myself to help you become the best that you can be. Contact me to set up an appointment or arrange for a free 15 minute consult to discuss how acupuncture and Chinese medicine can help you.

 

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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