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.

Summer Solstice

During the summer solstice your yang energy reaches its peak. It is important to harness the peak of this yang energy, because as summer shifts into fall yang energy will decline. This great abundance of yang energy will translate throughout your body because during this season you are active and growing.

According to five element theory, during the

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IBS: Relief with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, otherwise known as “spastic colon,” is a common disorder that affects the colon and causes many disruptive symptoms. Many of these symptoms can be managed with a simple change in diet and lifestyle. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture may be able to help.

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Acupuncture: Not Just Needles

Most people have heard of the field of acupuncture by now, but did you realize the scope of the practice encompasses Chinese medicine, which includes so much more than needles? Let’s explore this ancient therapy.

First of all, the practice of Chinese medicine starts with a diagnosis. The practitioner asks many questions to build a history; this includes

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