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

4 Tips for an Energizing, Joyful Summer

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, each season is associated with one of the elements: wood, fire, earth, metal and water. Perhaps unsurprisingly, summertime is associated with the element fire. Fire represents maximum activity. In nature, everything is at its peak growth during the summer, so TCM sees our energy as its most active and exuberant. Summer is the time of

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Healthy Eating from Early to Late Summer

Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM is all about balance. In this ancient system, the key to health is to move through the world in such a way that our bodies can remain in homeostasis, in balance. This idea connects to sleep patterns, what we eat and ultimately the flow of Qi, or energy, throughout the body. For that reason,

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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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