Island Acupuncture offers a variety of acupuncture techniques including Traditional Chinese Medicine, auricular, and some Japanese techniques; Chinese Herbal Medicine consultations, and adjunct treatments such as gua sha, cupping, plum blossom, and Tiger warmer (moxa) as necessary and appropriate with the clients consent.
Needles are one-time use, disposables only and are extremely thin and gentle!
Non needle techniques offered include Shonishin (pediatric non-needle treatments), magnet therapy, lasers, and pressballs.
Some Kiiko style, Dr. Tan and Master Tung acupuncture techniques offered as well.
Initial consultation includes a detailed history and examination, pulse and tongue readings and an initial treatment. Follow up sessions are customized based on observed changes and ongoing evaluation.
Acupuncture can be excellent for treating: Allergies, Amenorrhea, Arthritis, Asthma, Bell’s Palsy, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Chronic and post operative pain, Constipation, Diarrhea, Fibromyalgia, Gastrointestinal disorders, Headaches, High blood pressure, Inducing labor (at/beyond due date), Infertility, Irregular Menstrual Cycles, Golfers elbow, Tennis elbow, Menopause, Musculoskeltal disorders (back, neck, knee, shoulder, elbow, heel pain), Nausea/vomiting related to pregnancy or chemotherapy, Sciatica, Sinusitis, Sports injuries, Stress, Stroke, Turning a breech fetus, a Weakened immune system and so much more!!!
$150 for initial consult, evaluation & treatment.
$100 for follow up treatments.
*Insurances not accepted but invoice can be issued for self submission.
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Tammy Belanger, Lic.Ac., MAc., OTR/L, CEAS
Owner, Acupuncturist/Occupational Therapist
Tammy is a Massachusetts licensed and Board Certified Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbal Consultant and Occupational Therapist with over 20 years of experience in Western and Oriental Medicine. She graduated with her Masters in Acupuncture from the New England School of Acupuncture (cum laude) and with her Bachelors in Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of New Hampshire, also cum laude. Tammy has worked with all age groups in multiple hospital and rehabilitative settings, and received her Ergonomics Assessment Specialist Training (CEAS) from the Back School of Atlanta. Tammy has also provided lectures at Merrimac College as an Adjunct Professor of Biology and Allied Health.
Specialties: Acupuncture, Electro-Acupuncture, Shonishin (pediatric non-needle acupuncture), Magnet therapy
Cupping, Gua Sha, Herbal Medicine, Kinesiotaping, Kiiko techniques, Moxabustion