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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

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

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 offers soothing, lasting 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!



Benefits of Acupuncture during Pregnancy

Benefits of Acupuncture during Pregnancy

Bringing a child into the world is one of life’s greatest gifts. But, along with the anticipation of that little bundle of joy, often comes some physical challenges and discomfort that can make for a long nine months. Did you know that acupuncture has been shown to address several issues that come up during pregnancy? Here’s what to know

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Putting Your Best Face Forward with Facial Acupuncture

Putting Your Best Face Forward with Facial Acupuncture

Facial acupuncture might sound like too much to try (you’re going to put needles in my face?), but it really is beneficial to overall health and wellness. In a cosmetic facial acupuncture practice, the practitioner uses acupuncture points on the body to treat the underlying patterns of disharmony and local face points to address facial symptoms. Facial acupuncture is

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Three Ways Acupuncture Can Help with Menopause

Three Ways Acupuncture Can Help with Menopause

For many women, the journey through menopause can be fraught with various symptoms that can range in severity from mild at one end of the spectrum to debilitating at the other. The menopausal transition is different for every woman and tailored treatments offered by acupuncture can provide significant benefits. Although studies outline more, let’s look at just three of

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