571 Ave K, SE

Winter Haven, FL 33880

863-521-2999

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is the use of very fine needles put into the skin to stimulate and harmonize the physical, physiological and emotional functions in the mind and body. Chinese medicine believes that the mind, spirit and body are interrelated and all must be treated to promote a state favorable for 
healing.

Welcome to

ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY CENTER


Dr. Katherine Teisinger DAOM, AP

Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Acupuncture Physician

Dr. Kathy served as Chairperson of the Board of Acupuncture for the State of Florida.
Acupuncture and Oriental Herbs
are used to treat many conditions:

 

Neurological and Musculo-skeletal Disorders

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  • Headache And Migraine

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

  • Pareses Following A Stroke

  • Neuropathy                           

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Chronic Fatigue

  • Peripheral Neuropathies

  • Tennis Elbow

  • Shoulder Pain

  • Facial Palsy (Early Stage, I.E., Within Three To Six Months)

  • Neck And Back Pain

  • Cervical Spine Pain

  • Thoracic Spine Pain

  • Low Back Pain

  • Sciatica

  • Chronic & Acute Pain

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Arthritis & Joint Pain

  • Osteoarthritis Pain

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Frozen Shoulder

Acupuncture can be used to treat many issues: any joint pain, post surgical pain and rehab, hip, knee pain, ankle pain, neck and shoulder tension, upper, mid, and low back pain, sprains and strains, taxation fatigue, as well as maintenance during endurance training.

What happens during an Acupuncture appointment?

After taking your health history, Dr Kathy will examine you using Chinese Medical protocol. She will check your six pulses, examine your 
tongue and ask many questions about your health and habits.  She will conduct a careful evaluation of your condition and then will prescribe 
the best treatment.  She will carefully explain your treatment and she will encourage you to ask questions if you feel anxious about any part of the diagnosis or treatment.  A gown will be provided if needed.  

What do I do while receiving Acupuncture?

Respiratory Disorders

  • Flus                                            

  • Colds

  • Coughs                                 

  • Chronic And Acute

     Phlegm Disorders

  • Immune Issues                     

  • Bronchial Asthma

  • Bronchitis                              

  • Shortness Of Breath

  • Wheezing                               

  • Nasal Drip

  • Allergies                               

  • Environmental Sensitivities

  • Acute Sinusitis              

  • Acute Rhinitis

  • Common Cold                     

  • Acute Tonsillitis

  • Acute Bronchitis                

  • Bronchial Asthma

1.  Get comfortable, close your eyes and relax.  Feel  free to ask questions at any point.
2.  Once treatment begins, do not change your position or move suddenly.  Breathe deeply, relax and communicate with Dr Kathy what you are feeling.
3.  It is all right to fall asleep during treatment.  The feeling of relaxation and peace is a normal part of the treatment.

Depression, Addictions, And Mood Disorders

What can I expect after treatment?

Some patients experience dramatic results after their first treatment.  Many experience an immediate total or partial relief of pain or other symptoms. This relief may be  permanent or some pain may return.  In a few cases, there may be no immediate relief but patients often notice pain will diminish gradually over  several days.  You can expect to feel better.  Acupuncture does not numb or kill the pain, it encourages the body to heal and then the pain goes away.

Does it hurt?

The needles used are very fine, approximately the thickness of a hair, sterilized and disposable. During treatment, correct stimulation of the needles will cause a patient to feel some tingling or electric sensation, but this is usually mild and beneficial.  It's not at all like getting a shot. Most patients report a state of profound relaxation.

How many treatments will I need?

That depends upon the duration, severity and nature of your complaint.  You may need only a single treatment for an acute condition.  A 
series of five to fifteen treatments may be needed to resolve chronic problems.

 

Please feel free to call us with any questions.

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Stress    

  • Mood Disorders

  • Detox From Psychotropic Medication

  • Detox From Alcohol

  • Detox From Drugs                                            

  • Stop Smoking

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Acute eye infections    

  • Cataract (without complications)

  • Myopia                              

  • Central retinitis

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

Eye Disorders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • TMJ                                         

  • Pain after tooth extraction

  • Gingivitis                        

  • Sore Throat

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

Disorders of the Mouth

Gastrointestinal Disorders

  • Spasm Of The Esophagus       

  • Hiccups

  • Acute And Chronic Gastritis                  

  • Gastric Hyperacidity

  • Chronic Duodenal Ulcer                        

 

 

 

  • Digestive Tract Issues   Acute Or Chronic     

  • Weak Digestion

  • Acid Reflux                   

  • Inflammation Of The Stomach

  • Duodenal Ulcers

  • Inflammation Of The Colon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digestive Disorders

Reproductive Disorders

  • Painful Menstruation

  • Amenorrhea

  • PMS

  • Menopause

  • Andropaus

  • Frequent Urination

 

  • Acute And Chronic Colitis

  • Acute Bacterial Dysentery                   

  • Constipation

  • Diarrhea

  • Paralytic Ileus

     

 

 

 

 

  • Nusea  

  • Vomiting

  • Diverticulitis                                     

  • Hemorrhoids

  • Bloating      

  • Gallstones

 

  • Inhibited Urination

  • Vaginal Discharge

  • Erectile Dysfunction  

  • Kidney Pain Or Weakness

  • Kidney Stones

 

CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT

Dr. Kathy Teisinger DAOM

Doctor of Acupuncture and

Oriental Medicine
(863) 521-2999
drkathy@drkathytei.com

 

 

571 Ave K, SE
Winter Haven, FL 33880

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