Paula Pennington RN, LAc.- Licensed Acupuncturist

Welcome to Akron Area Acupuncture in Summit County, Ohio

Paula Pennington

Conveniently located on the corner of Miller and Ridgewood Roads in Akron, Ohio

Conveniently located near, Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, Medina, Canton, Wadsworth, Norton, Barberton, Copley



Currently treating:

Meridian Man

Pain including: Headaches, Back, Shoulder, Knee, Hand and Foot

Arthritis, Fibromyalgia

Women’s health issues- including infertility and symptoms associated with PMS, menopause and peri-menopause, and morning sickness

Side effects of chemotherapy

General Balancing, Relaxation, and Health Maintenance



How to Prepare For Seasonal Affective Disorder


When the seasons change you have to be ready for a change in mood, especially as we move from fall into winter. Although it may not seem as drastic of a shift as you think, it matters more to our mental and physical states than you may know. Seasonal affective disorder is estimated to affect around 10 million Americans a

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7 Reasons to Seek Out Acupuncture


Do you ever feel your life’s a ride that won’t ever stop? How many nights do you wait for Mr. Sandman to magically appear? How often do you truly take time for yourself? Do you have aches and pains almost daily? Are over-the-counter or prescription medications controlling your life? When was the last time you actually felt at peace?

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Nutrition for Heart Health OM Nutrition & Hypertension


Oriental medicine (OM) nutrition combines ancient wisdom with modern science. OM nutrition is a holistic approach, which aims to balance all five flavors within most meals with one or two flavors being emphasized for therapeutic purposes. OM nutrition for a hypertension emphasizes bitter flavors, sour flavors and energetically-cooling foods.

OM theory states the bitter flavor benefits the heart in moderation

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