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

Stress

 

Stay Healthy This Winter with a Balanced Qi

Winter’s element is water and is associated with the kidneys, which in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is considered the source of all qi and energy within the body. Winter is also associated with the bladder and adrenal glands.

Focusing on inner reflection, rest, energy conservation and storage during the winter months is when it’s most important as

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Winter Acupuncture: Governing Vessel 14

Governing Vessel 14 is called The Great Hammer. This point is located below C 7 on the spine. C 7, the seventh cervical vertebrae is the one which is the most prominent. Traditionally the vertebrae were referred to as hammers because of their resemblance to the tool. This point is great because it is the intersecting point for

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Five Self Care Tips for Winter

Traditional Chinese medicine teaches that humans should live in harmony with the seasons. According to traditional Chinese medicine there are five seasons: winter, spring, summer, late summer and fall. Each season has many associations that help us change our habits, allowing for a more balanced mind and body. When these systems were being developed, people were living in

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