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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.

The Flu & You – How Can TCM Help?

Chinese medicinal clinical studies have suggested that using acupuncture as a preventative approach to colds and flu can reduce the incidence of upper respiratory tract infection and shorten the duration of the illness. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine work by rebalancing the body’s systems, regulating the body’s healing energies, and enhancing the immune system.

Even though germs, bacteria,

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Meridian Point: Large Intestine 4

Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential acupoints in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and

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Germ Theory: 101

Why do some people always catch a cold, and others don’t?
Viruses, germs, and bacteria are everywhere. They are in the food we eat, the air we breathe and the water we drink, but not all of them are bad or harmful.

Think of the immune system as your body’s security detail. The cells, tissues, and

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