Jon will sub for Linda on Thursday June 22, and we’ll be closed Tuesday June 27 while Linda is away at a workshop.

Hurry! $85 Nap Packs for 5 for treatments with Jon Pontrello expire June 30. Buy yours today in our clinic!

Now offering Past Life Therapy on Monday/Wednesday/Friday! Guided meditation to relieve or resolve a symptom, illness, or relationship, financial, career issue. These things are often rooted in our past lives and can be relieved our completely resolved by remembering that life. Click orange appointment button on this page to schedule your session.

Acupuncture Hours:   Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays  4-8  &  Saturdays 11-3

 

$20 – $45*  Gentle Acupuncture of Ballard, Seattle

Pay what you can!  *Plus one-time $10 set-up fee

Our goal is to help you achieve comfort and well-being naturally without side effects or high prices.

Linda Phelps, LAc, EAMP, MSA, Dipl Ac, Acudetox Specialist

Linda Phelps, LAc, EAMP, MSA, Dipl Ac, Acudetox Specialist

  • Do you want to be free of pain, stress, fatigue, anxiety, insomnia, depression, GI distress or other health issues?
  • Do you want high quality medical care in a friendly, casual setting?

Then we can help you!  Contact us or make an appointment today.

You will relax fully-clothed in a reclining arm chair in a soothing space that’s more like a living room than a medical clinic. We will use Chinese meridian theory to stimulate points on your lower arms and lower legs, thereby activating your energetic meridians to treat health issues anywhere in your body. The group setting helps keep your cost low while also adding collective energy to enhance your treatment.

Purple Dragon Community Acupuncture is a social business, which is run much like a non-profit because we’re more about building community than making a profit. We rely on donations of items, time, and skills as a way of keeping our prices low. Patients and friends may donate supplies or help at the front desk or behind the scenes. Our volunteers get free acupuncture! Let us know if you’d like to volunteer or donate.

We are part of the People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA), a rapidly growing cooperative of over 180 clinics like ours all around the country. POCA is a multi-stakeholder co-op (like Seattle’s PCC), meaning patients can join, get involved, and receive discounts. Learn more about becoming a POCA member or find clinics like ours across the continent.

 

We will add more hours as Linda’s husband’s condition improves. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time.

Picture featured at top: Transcending the Tempest by Karl Bang layered over Catching the Sunset by Eric http://eric5dmark2.tumblr.com/

Summer Solstice

During the summer solstice your yang energy reaches its peak. It is important to harness the peak of this yang energy, because as summer shifts into fall yang energy will decline. This great abundance of yang energy will translate throughout your body because during this season you are active and growing.

According to five element theory, during the

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IBS: Relief with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, otherwise known as “spastic colon,” is a common disorder that affects the colon and causes many disruptive symptoms. Many of these symptoms can be managed with a simple change in diet and lifestyle. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture may be able to help.

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Acupuncture: Not Just Needles

Most people have heard of the field of acupuncture by now, but did you realize the scope of the practice encompasses Chinese medicine, which includes so much more than needles? Let’s explore this ancient therapy.

First of all, the practice of Chinese medicine starts with a diagnosis. The practitioner asks many questions to build a history; this includes

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