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 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.

Mental/Emotional Aspects of The Heart

The major responsibility of the heart in TCM is housing the mind and controlling the shen. “Shen” can be seen as the overall healthiness of the mind. When you look at a healthy person in good spirits, you know how you can see that in their eyes? There is a certain bright clarity and sense of health that shines

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Physical Aspects of The Heart

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the heart is the organ most closely linked to emotion. Think about all the terms we use every day to describe our state of mind: “heartsick,” “heartbroken,” “heartache” The heart is not the director of subtlety; the emotions it encompasses seem to always be on the far end of the spectrum, either extreme sadness or extreme

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Auricular Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a medical system that dates back nearly 4,000 years. Auricular acupuncture was first mentioned around 500 B.C. in the Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, which is the equivalent of the Bible for TCM practitioners. However, the method in which auricular acupuncture is practiced today is actually based upon discoveries that occurred in France in

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