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Welcome to Touchstone Acupuncture

Kathy Casey, L.Ac., Dipl. OM 
Licensed Acupuncturist, Board Certified Chinese Herbalist & Diplomate of Oriental Medicine

The fundamental principle of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is to treat each person as an integrated whole of body, mind and spirit, restoring harmony to recover and sustain health.

At Touchstone Acupuncture, we are passionate about promoting wellness and health through safe, reliable, individualized care using TCM treatments that have been effective for over 2000 years

Nourishing Life, Promoting Health at the Source

Prevention is the cornerstone of this healing art, which is the oldest, continuously practiced and professionally administered health care system in the world.

Touchstone Acupuncture is dedicated to providing natural, gentle therapies to alleviate pain, resolve symptoms, and create a pathway for individuals to follow in their own recovery of health.

Acupuncture and the Small Intestine

The small intestine is part of the gastrointestinal tract and up to 90 percent of the digestion and absorption of food occurs here. The small intestine’s main function is the absorption of minerals and nutrients from the food we ingest. It consists of three separate parts; the duodenum, the jejunum, and the ileum. The small intestine measures upwards of

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TCM for Summer Heat

Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM, is a medical system that dates back nearly 3,500 years. This system uses modalities like acupuncture and botanical formulas to treat ailments and keep the body balanced. TCM acknowledges not four, but five seasons. 

The fifth season that differentiates from the other seasons that many go by is called Indian summer. This 5th

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In Summer, Nourish Your Heart

Summer is a time of abundant energy, long sunshine-filled days, and warmth. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), summer has many different associations that help define it and therefore help us understand how to stay in balance with the season. To shed some light on the context of summer, its element is fire, the color is red, its emotion is

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