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All posts by: MaryFatimah Weening, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac.

About MaryFatimah Weening, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac.
MaryFatimah has practiced acupuncture for eight years, and is licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine, and nationally board-certified by the NCCAOM. She holds a B.A. from Smith College, and a Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Maryland University of Integrative Health.

What does Acupuncture treat?

by in Acupuncture November 22, 2018

For an extensive list of symptoms, diseases and conditions that have been tested in controlled clinical trials and found to be effectively treated by Acupuncture, visit the World Health Organization (WHO) website. Among the extensive list are reactions to chemotherapy, allergies, depression, all types of pain, headache, abdominal discomfort, morning sickness, hypertension, infertility, alcohol and […]

Acupuncture in the News

by in Acupuncture November 10, 2018

Medscape 2017: “New American College of Physicians Guidelines for Nonradicular Low Back Pain” “First-line therapy should include nondrug therapy, such as superficial heat (moderate-quality evidence), massage, acupuncture…” ​The New York Times: “Acupuncture Provides True Pain Relief in Study” How Acupuncture relieves pain associated with osteoarthritis, migraines and chronic back, neck and shoulder pain.

Investing in your Well-being with Acupuncture: A Primer on Treatment

by in Acupuncture November 5, 2018

In my practice, I often hear the question: What can Acupuncture do for me? Can it help with my… (headaches, back pain, anxiety…)? You may know someone who sought out Chinese Medicine when conventional Western approaches could not explain or address the root of their symptoms, and now swears by their Acupuncturist’s abilities, perhaps a […]

The Occasional Point: Small Intestine 7: “Upright Branch”

by in Acupuncture, Digestive Health November 4, 2018

A major role of the Small Intestine is to sort through thoughts, feelings, and emotions that are pure enough for the health of the heart. This is a very important function, and when the Small Intestine is not functioning well, symptoms may include mental confusion, an inability to prioritize one’s life properly, and repeatedly making […]