Acupuncture in Sarasota, FL

Welcome to Sarasota Acupuncture Wellness Center’s website. My name is Catherine Johnson.  My patients call me Dr. Kitty. I am the acupuncture physician looking forward to seeing you at Sarasota Acupuncture Wellness Center.

I want to congratulate you on the positive choice you have made to strengthen your body’s ability to cope with life’s challenges through the use of Oriental Medicine.

For thousands of years  diet, exercise, meditation, herbs and acupuncture have been used to enhance the bodies innate natural healing process. I have experience using Oriental Medicine to treat patients of all ages who are dealing with pain, stroke, Parkinson symptoms,menstrual issues, stress, insomnia, digestive issues, headaches and trauma .

Sarasota Acupuncture Wellness Center is conveniently located in Sarasota on Clark Rd. close to all major roads making it easy to get to for patients in Venice and Bradenton, Florida.

Please take advantage of the tools in my website to increase your knowledge about acupuncture. Especially, take a look at our patient testimonials.

Feel free to call or email me for an appointment.

Yours in Health,

Catherine Johnson, A.P.

The Shen Mind Connection

Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at things differently and while it may be a little confusing, there is usually some common ground that can be found upon examination and explanation. One such area is the idea of the mind. The mind in Traditional Chinese Medicine is commonly referred to as the shen.

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Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western medicine.

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Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of these systems are out of balance, certain physical, mental and

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