Acupuncture In Albuquerque, NM

Melissa K Stockton, DOM, P.C.

Quality Health Care for the Whole Person

Welcome to the Acupuncture and Herb Clinic, offering Oriental medicine care to the Albuquerque, NM, area since 2000.

Dr. Melissa Stockton addresses a wide range of health issues, including acute and chronic pain, allergies, digestive troubles, sleep disturbances, emotional problems, and side effects from chemotherapy and radiation, to name just a few. She utilizes acupuncture, Chinese herbology, auricular medicine, and Sheng Zhen Qigong, along with other modalities, carefully evaluating each person to determine what combination will best meet their health care goals.

Oriental medicine offers people two benefits: it helps them to reach a healthful state of balance, and it supports them in maintaining that balanced state. Dr. Stockton’s primary objective is to help people reach their full health potential without the use of debilitating medications or surgery, whenever possible.

Dr. Stockton received her master’s degree in Oriental Medicine from the International Institute of Chinese Medicine in Albuquerque, NM. She is a nationally board-certified acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist licensed by the state of New Mexico as a Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM). Dr. Stockton has also worked as a licensed independent social worker in the Western medical setting in Albuquerque, NM; New York, NY; Columbia, MD; and Portland, OR.

Call 505-888-6208 today to find out how we can help you on your journey to improved health and well-being.

Healthy Eating from Early to Late Summer

Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM is all about balance. In this ancient system, the key to health is to move through the world in such a way that our bodies can remain in homeostasis, in balance. This idea connects to sleep patterns, what we eat and ultimately the flow of Qi, or energy, throughout the body. For that reason,

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Extraordinary Vessels – Chong Mai

Most acupuncture points are located on the 12 primary channels that flow along the surface of the body. However, there are eight Extraordinary Vessels that flow more deeply in the body, and are perhaps even more powerful that the 12 primary channels. The Extraordinary Vessels regulate the 12 channels, and are deep lakes of energy, which can feed the

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Extraordinary Vessels – Dai Mai

In addition to the 12 main acupuncture meridians that flow along the surface of the body, there are also deeper channels of energy in the body called the Extraordinary Vessels. You can understand the relationship between the primary acupuncture channels and the Extraordinary Vessels by thinking about what happens when it rains: first, small ditches become full – these

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