Welcome to Burlington Acupuncture!

Burlington Acupuncture is a full service acupuncture center treating:

Injury and pain of all types, including chronic, long term pain.

Women’s Health, including fertility treatments, menstrual discomfort, menopausal complaints, and support for those going through chemotherapy.

Stress Relief:  Acupuncture is an optimum choice for those dealing with stress and anxiety. Our patients often arrive tense and walk out deeply relaxed.

Burlington Acupuncture maintains a Chinese Medicinal Herbal Pharmacy to support our clients health and well-being and as an alternative to synthetic drugs. Chinese herbal formulas treat the root cause of an imbalance, as well as the symptoms that arise from it..

Experience, nurturing, supportive care with Sharon McIlwaine, M.A., L.Ac., a nationally licensed acupuncturist with over 30 years of experience. 


Moxibustion and Dysmenorrhea

A study conducted by Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has determined that the use of moxibustion at specific days during a woman’s menstrual cycle can decrease pain associated with menstruation. Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation is a big problem for many women. This study used moxibustion, an accessory modality of TCM, to treat the pain associated with menstruation. The

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Acupuncture for Boosting Your Circulation

Healthy blood circulation is a vital component of life for human beings. Without proper blood flow, life would cease to exist. Blood isn’t the only thing that’s important, it’s what the blood is carrying that makes circulation so important. Blood carries fresh oxygen, hormones and nutrients that we absorb from our food. Without these components, the organs and tissues

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5 Acupoints to Help You Navigate Your Stress This Winter

There are several acupressure points that are known to treat stress and stress related symptoms. It’s important to understand that acupressure is not the only form of treatment and having a balanced diet, exercise regime and lifestyle will also decrease the chances of stress being a factor in your life.

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