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

 

Mental/Emotional Aspects of The Heart

The major responsibility of the heart in TCM is housing the mind and controlling the shen. “Shen” can be seen as the overall healthiness of the mind. When you look at a healthy person in good spirits, you know how you can see that in their eyes? There is a certain bright clarity and sense of health that shines

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Physical Aspects of The Heart

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the heart is the organ most closely linked to emotion. Think about all the terms we use every day to describe our state of mind: “heartsick,” “heartbroken,” “heartache” The heart is not the director of subtlety; the emotions it encompasses seem to always be on the far end of the spectrum, either extreme sadness or extreme

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Auricular Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a medical system that dates back nearly 4,000 years. Auricular acupuncture was first mentioned around 500 B.C. in the Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, which is the equivalent of the Bible for TCM practitioners. However, the method in which auricular acupuncture is practiced today is actually based upon discoveries that occurred in France in

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