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Burton Moomaw, acupuncturist in Boone, NC

BURTON MOOMAW, L. AC.

Welcome to Burton Moomaw Acupuncture located in Boone, North Carolina.

Health is the natural state of the human being. As we live life this state is challenged by accidents, emotional insults, nutritional challenges, and environmental factors. In a healthy state our bodies have an inherent ability to heal themselves. When we become stressed, physically or emotionally, this ability is pushed to its limit and we may become sick.

Acupuncture is a medical practice based on traditional Chinese medicine which has been practiced in Asia for at least 3, 000 years. It is used to maintain health as well as treat acute and chronic illness. As an acupuncturist in our modern era, I am excited to experience the very real healing that can occur in patients when the ancient principles of diagnosis and treatment are employed. As your acupuncturist I will always do my best to meet your needs in a caring, professional way.

What Can Acupuncture Treat?

Chinese Medicine is a complete healthcare system. It can treat acute and chronic physical illness and emotional problems. Any health issue has the potential to respond to acupuncture! This is a complimentary medicine, one that can complete the care of conventional medicine by helping patients that do not respond well to conventional therapies.

The World Health Organization has identified many conditions that respond to Acupuncture. The following is a partial list.

Stress

Anxiety
Fatigue
Depression
Emotional Distress
Insomnia
Smoking Cessation
Addictions
PTSD

Digestive

Obesity
Constipation
GERD
Gastritis
IBS
Colitis
Crohn’s Disease

Respiratory

Asthma
Allergies
Sinusitis
Sore Throat
Cold/Flu
Tonsillitis
Rhinitis

Pain

Back
Arthritis
Sciatica
Knee
Neck
Headache
Muscle
Fibromyalgia
Neuropathy
TMJ

Reproductive

Menstrual Cycle
Hot Flashes
Menopause
Infertility
Incontinence
PMS
UTI
Prostate-BPH
Erectile Dysfunction

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