Acupuncture in Hartford and Springfield

Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine and Tai Chi in the Hartford area

clinic-photoStan Baker is a fully licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist.   Our two conveniently located Acupuncture locations are in the greater Hartford – Avon, Connecticut area and in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Stan Baker has over 30 years experience in the Oriental Healing Arts and specializes in difficult cases.

Presently he uses in his practice the major modalities of Chinese Medicine:  Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Chinese Dietetics, Chinese Massage and Body Work, Tui Na, and also Chi cultivation methods.

Fighting Flu Season with Acupuncture

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While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune systems.

The flu, also known

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Going Deeper: The Kidneys

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The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the kidneys.

The kidney element in Chinese medicine governs water and is associated with the season of winter, where the energies are

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Meridian Point for Winter: Large Intestine 4

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Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential points in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and thumb bones

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