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Acupuncture In Vernon Hills

Carrie Wilhelm MSOM, L.Ac.

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Our Mission

We provide compassionate healthcare and wellness education that inspires our patients to better understand their health and well-being while effectively treating their mind, body and soul.

We accomplish this by offering safe and natural acupuncture and Chinese medicine treatment plans that guide our patients to the root of their health concerns while, at the same time, relieving the symptoms of their individual and unique health presentations.

Allergies

Pain Management

Digestive Symptoms

Emotional Wellbeing

Fertility

How to Stay Healthy As Winter Changes to Spring

For most people, the change of seasons from winter to spring is something to look forward to. But it also means a time when people tend to get sick or seasonal allergies start to flare up. This can make things miserable for a lot of people. As the weather fluctuates between freezing cold and warmer, sunnier days, it

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Food Color and Nutrition

In Chinese medical theory, food is considered medicine. Food has qualities and functions biochemically and energetically that target specific organs. Not only that, but the action a particular food takes to benefit that organ in terms of taste, color and temperature is what is included in Five Element theory. Food has a relationship to both the natural elements

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Moxibustion and Dysmenorrhea

A study conducted by Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has determined that the use of moxibustion at specific days during a woman’s menstrual cycle can decrease pain associated with menstruation. Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation is a big problem for many women. This study used moxibustion, an accessory modality of TCM, to treat the pain associated with menstruation. The

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