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What Is Lake Mary Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a complete medical system originated from China more than 3000 years ago. It applies traditional Chinese medicine theory to diagnose and treat illness, prevent disease and improve well-being by inserting acupuncture needles at critical points through human body. Due to its proven effectiveness, it has been becoming more and more popular throughout the world.  Lake Mary acupuncture is performed by Dr. Lara Aitken, who specializes in pain free, results driven Chinese Medicine treatments.

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How Acupuncture Works

In traditional Chinese medicine, there exists a meridian system through the human body and more than 360 acupoints are located at these meridians. Qi, or a stream of energy, flows through these meridians and acu-points to support tissue, muscles and organs.

When the Qi is obstructed in certain critical points, or acupoints, the function of tissue, muscles and organs will be impaired. By inserting acupuncture needles into acupoints, it helps the release of Qi flow and corrects Qi imbalances at the organ level to improve your energy and internal processing.

Womens Health

Fertility-Pre-Conception Planning, Infertility
Ovulatory Disorders
Painful Menstruation
Ovarian Cysts
Uterine Fibroids
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Menopausal Syndrome
Urinary Tract Infections
Yeast Infections/Candida
Pregnancy and Postpartum Care
Labor Preparation and Induction
Postpartum Depression

Acupuncture For Men

Low Sperm Count
Low Morphology
Low Libido
Erectile Dysfunction

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Mood Disorders

Panic Attacks

Digestive System Disorders

Bloating, Gas, Indigestion
Ulcerative Colitis
Acid Reflux
Candida Overgrowth

Other Disorders

Chronic Allergies
Respiratory Issues
Shortness of breath
Tightness of the chest
Asthma and breathing
Insomnia and sleeping disorders


Sinus Congestion/Sinusitis

Thyroid Acupuncture



Pain Acupuncture

Low Back Pain and Sciatica
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Neck Pains
Hip Pains
Shoulder Pains

Immune Disorders

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

How Cost Effective is Acupuncture in Lake Mary Compared with Traditional Western Medicine?

Cost Effective Health Care: In a study of patients in six clinics

  • 70% of those who said they had been recommended for surgery had avoided surgery.
  • 84% reported seeing their M.D. less
  • 58% reported seeing a Psychotherapist less
  • 77% reported seeing a Physical Therapist less
  • 79% reported reduced use of prescription drugs
  • 77% reported they were asking for fewer reimbursements from their insurance company.

*Reported by Health Visions 2000 -By Claire Cassidy

Benefits of Acupuncture 

Since acupuncture promotes the body’s natural healing ability, many conditions can be corrected or improved. Also, it is being recognized that acupuncture is a comprehensive system of preventive health care and health maintenance. The effectiveness of acupuncture extends far beyond the conception that it is only useful for chronic pain management or as an analgesic.

Recently acupuncture detoxification treatments have been recognized as a valid form of therapy for chemical dependency problems such as drinking, drug and smoking. Throughout its long history, acupuncture has established a solid reputation as an excellent alternative for health care.

Pain Management -Acupuncture can help to naturally relieve pain.

Depression -Depression, Anxiety and Nervousness can be eliminated with acupuncture and herbal treatments.

Allergies -Acupuncture has been proven to be as effective as antihistamines when treating allergies, but with no side effects!

Hormone Balancing -Acupuncture can assist with hormone balancing, menopause and hormone related disorders.


Lara Aitken – Lake Mary Acupuncture

~Fl. licensed Acupuncture Physician. Doctor of Oriental Medicine. Primary Care Physician. 

Attended The Florida College of Integrative Medicine in Orlando, Fl. and graduated  Summa Cum Laude in 2002.   

Holds a Bachelor of Professional health studies, and a Master of Oriental Medicine degree.

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Consultation is only $55