Acupuncture in Hartford and Springfield

Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine and Tai Chi in the Hartford area

Stan Baker is a fully licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist.   Our two conveniently located Acupuncture locations are in the greater West Hartford, 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.

Acupuncture

Tai Chi & Qi Gong

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Herbal Medicine

Extraordinary Vessels – Chong Mai

Most acupuncture points are located on the 12 primary channels that flow along the surface of the body. However, there are eight Extraordinary Vessels that flow more deeply in the body, and are perhaps even more powerful that the 12 primary channels. The Extraordinary Vessels regulate the 12 channels, and are deep lakes of energy, which can feed the

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Extraordinary Vessels – Dai Mai

In addition to the 12 main acupuncture meridians that flow along the surface of the body, there are also deeper channels of energy in the body called the Extraordinary Vessels. You can understand the relationship between the primary acupuncture channels and the Extraordinary Vessels by thinking about what happens when it rains: first, small ditches become full – these

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4 Lifestyle Tweaks to Thrive this Spring

In traditional Chinese medical theory, one of the best ways to stay healthy is to live in balance with the seasons. Balance, in this context, means mindfully crafting your diet and certain aspects of your lifestyle based on what season it is.

An easy way to think about this is with fruits and vegetables: we are lucky these

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