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Welcome to Burlington Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine


We are a full service acupuncture clinic, offering manual acupuncture, electro-acupuncture and modalities such as cupping and gua sha. Chinese medicinal herbal formulations/ prescriptions are available at our clinic and we also offer therapeutic massage.

Experience, nurturing, supportive care with Sharon McIlwaine, M.A., L.Ac., nationally licensed acupuncturist with over 30 years of experience, and Caroline Vantine, CMT, certified massage therapist, whose experience includes many types and styles of massage. 

 

Treatment Areas Include :

  • Injury and pain of all types: back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, TMJ, headaches/migraines, arthritis, all types of pain and discomfort.
  • Women’s Health: menstrual discomfort, hormonal regulation, support for a healthy, pain free pregnancy, menopausal complaints.
  • Digestive Complaints: soothing relief for IBS, IC, acid reflux, constipation.
  • Stress Relief:  by decreasing cortisol (stress hormones) in your body and increasing endorphins (mood boosting, pain killing hormones), acupuncture and massage offer soothing, relief from stress.

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

Visit our  What We Treat page to learn if acupuncture is right for you!



Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Most of us have those pesky few pounds that just won’t release their grip on us. We might try the latest diet or exercise trend but that weight just won’t come off. Or maybe you have more than just a little weight to lose. Rather than jump on the latest fad diet that sounds too good to be true,

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Treating Sciatica Pain with Acupuncture

Treating Sciatica Pain with Acupuncture

Anyone who has suffered from sciatic nerve pain can tell you it can be a very debilitating condition. It is typically caused by an impingement of the sciatic nerve in the lower back but the pain is actually felt radiating down the leg and in the buttock. There are several potential causes of sciatic pain including:

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Acupuncture for Better Circulation

Acupuncture for Better Circulation

Perhaps the greatest benefit of acupuncture is that this form of medicine has been practiced for thousands of years and has been specifically used to increase circulation for centuries. At the bedrock of this medicine are the techniques used to stimulate sympathetic responses resulting in blood vessel dilation and increased blood flow. Maybe a simpler way of explaining it

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