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

 

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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Why am I so cold?

Everyone feels cold sometimes, but some people are perpetually chilled to a point where it interferes with their lives.

From a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective, there are two different kinds of cold in the body: full cold and empty cold. Full cold refers to a condition where there is an excess of cold-type energy in the body

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The Bladder in Chinese Medicine

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the bladder is one of the six yang organs, paired with one of the six yin organs. The yin organs store vital substances (such as Qi, blood, yin, and yang), whereas the yang organs are more active and have a function of constantly filling and emptying. The bladder is a perfect example of a yang organ.

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