acupuncture & wellness center
HERC's free Acupuncture and Wellness Center is in the Alice Griffith Housing Complex.
The clinic serves our communities by offering accessible alternative health care.
Treatments may reduce stress, relieve pain, & boost the immune system. With dietary & exercise consultation we can help control high blood pressure, high cholesterol, & diabetes.
Treatments by our Licensed Acupuncturist include acupuncture, acupressure, & herbal medicine prescription. Herbal formulas are available at the clinic.
Walk-ins welcome, but priority is given to those with appointments.
Workshops and classes
Workshops and classes focusing on health and wellness are bi-monthly. Classes include tai chi, qi gong, healthy cooking, nutrition & more.
Ramesh Kannan, L..Ac., is a licensed acupuncturist & clinic director of the Alice Griffith Acupuncture & Wellness Center.
What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is an effective form of health care helping millions of people get well & stay healthy. Fine, sterile needles at specific points in the body to help promote the body’s recuperative power, immunity, physical & emotional health. It is safe, painless, & effective for a wide array of medical problems.
Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institute of Health & the World Health Organization as effective in treating a variety of medical problems.
What to expect
You will be greeted, & asked to write about your health, & what you want to be treated for.
The acupuncturist will give an initial exam. He would like to know about your health history, symptoms, diet & lifestyle. Your pulse & tongue will be checked, perhaps a physical exam.
Treatment of 30-60 minutes may be in private or a group.