Frequently Asked Questions

OUR PHILOSOPHY & APPROACH: Many of our patients are brand new to acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine. With our help, they discover how their body has an innate ability to heal.  FSW provides a space where your health concerns can truly be heard and you will receive treatment tailored specifically to your needs.


  • Those who want to better their health through natural methods
  • Those for whom western medicine has not been successful
  • Those seeking support in achieving a health goal
  • Those interested in taking an active role in their health
  • Those experiencing pain or discomfort
  • Those looking to address addiction
  • Those wanting to make a lifestyle change
  • Active, physical individuals looking to relieve strain on the body or to improve athletic performance
  • Anyone not aware of or familiar with traditional Chinese medicine who wants to investigate how it may support them, their health, and healing


  • Relief of pain
  • Easing digestive issues
  • Improving the quality of sleep
  • Supporting the immune system
  • Promoting a positive mental state and outlook
  • Increasing relaxation and calm in today's stressful world
  • Supporting the healing process after injury, surgery, or chronic disease
  • Stimulating lines of energy to address blockage or stagnancy in the body
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Underneath the surface, Classical Chinese medicine offers more than acupuncture needles and herbal remedies, it is a philosophy, a way of living, a way of seeing/viewing the world; it is us learning to show up in the world as our best selves fully and confidently.

“The Art of Nourishing Life” (Yang Sheng) is about each of us as individuals exploring and discovering what it truly means for us to be whole, to feel whole and live out their greatest purpose and potential.