Welcome to Burlington Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine

After a 2 month hiatus during the Covid-19 crisis, we have re-opened following strict sanitization protocols as mandated by the CDC and State of Vermont. We take these protocols seriously in order to protect the health and wellbeing of our patients and staff.  If you have any questions about our protocols/ procedures please email us or give us a call.


Burlington Acupuncture is a full service acupuncture and integrative medicine clinic. We provide treatment for;


Injury and pain of all types, including chronic, long term pain. You don’t need to suffer, we can help!

Women’s Health, including fertility treatments, support for a healthy pregnancy, menstrual discomfort, menopausal complaints, and support for those going through breast cancer and chemotherapy treatment. We also offer cosmetic acupuncture for the face and neck, for those who want to refresh their look but also improve overall health, and radiate from the inside out.

Stress Relief:  Acupuncture is an optimum choice for those dealing with stress and anxiety. Stimulating endorphins, and other hormones related to relaxation. Relax into a deeply nourishing state in a professional, supportive environment.

Difficult to treat issues: Many health issues that don’t make sense from our western medical perspective, make perfect sense from the Traditional Chinese Medical perspective. We are often able to treat problems that fall through the cracks in the western medical system.

Burlington Acupuncture 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 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. 

Eastern vs. Western: How the Medical Practices Differ

Almost everybody knows there are two very unique ways of treating disease and maintaining health. But not everybody knows how these two methodologies differ from one another. And depending on where you live in the world, there may be one that is more prominent than the other. Both systems have their pros and cons. So let’s differentiate between

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It’s possible to get acupuncture again, here’s what to consider


As the country moves toward reopening, reintegrating acupuncture treatments into your life will become an option again.

Just as businesses and community members are weighing their own personal choices amidst changing state guidelines, it is a personal choice whether or not you feel safe to visit an acupuncturist. As you weigh this choice, here are a few things

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The Flu & You – How Can TCM Help?

Chinese medicinal clinical studies have suggested that using acupuncture as a preventative approach to colds and flu can reduce the incidence of upper respiratory tract infection and shorten the duration of the illness. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine work by rebalancing the body’s systems, regulating the body’s healing energies, and enhancing the immune system.

Even though germs, bacteria,

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