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

 

The Shen Mind Connection

Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at things differently and while it may be a little confusing, there is usually some common ground that can be found upon examination and explanation. One such area is the idea of the mind. The mind in Traditional Chinese Medicine is commonly referred to as the shen.

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Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western medicine.

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Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of these systems are out of balance, certain physical, mental and

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