Acupuncture In Hagerstown, MD

Robert L. Bastress II, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac.

Our Mission:

We specialize in treating people who are suffering with ailments that are not responding to traditional western medical therapies or people looking for alternative solutions to drugs or surgery. We understand that each patient is unique and so is their health challenge. We help to uncover the underlying physical, chemical and emotional stressors that are impacting their physiology, causing their body to develop an illness. We offer safe, natural and effective solutions for healthcare, pain relief and weight loss.

Nutrition Response Testing

Nutrition Response Testing (NRT)NRT Nutrition Response Testing Click to Hear Why I added Nutrition Response Testing to my Acupuncture Practice. *NRT stands for Nutrition Response Testing. NRT is a technology that obtains critical information about bodily function from the … Read More

What People Are Saying…

TestimonialTestimonial – What people are saying… I came to Integrative Medicine for a whole slew of reasons and keep coming back for one, I feel great! I have not felt this good for decades. I do eat different, I think different but none of it was hard. It … Read More

Medical Qigong Class To Start

Medical Qigong ClassesMedical Qigong  Self-Healing Retreat   PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM P-1 Friday March 4th – Sunday March 6th, 2106 9:00am -5:00 pm The Farm of Peace International Peace Center, 1212 Haven Lane Warfordsburg, PA 17267 This program is based on … Read More

New Patients

New PatientsAt the Integrative Medicine Center we value your time and your privacy. We’ve provided a copy of our new patient intake form for you to download, print, and complete at home. Please bring it with you for your first visit. They will not be stored or … Read More

Acupuncture

AcupunctureWhat is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is an effective form of health care that has evolved into a complete and holistic medical system. I use this noninvasive medical system to diagnose and help people get well and stay … Read More

Colds And Flu

Colds & Flu and AcupunctureWould you like to skip the flu this year? Each year more than 100,000 people are hospitalized due to complications from the flu virus. Unfortunately, most of us get the “flu” or “influenza,” virus at least once in our lifetime. The associated … Read more…

Easy Does It Meditation

There is a large variety of meditation to choose from. It isn’t all just sitting cross-legged with your eyes shut. Let’s explore types of meditation.

Types of meditation include Buddhist practices, transcendental, zen, mantra, chakra, sound, guided and active. How can someone choose where to start? Think about the type of person you are overall, the amount of

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Fermented Foods and Intestinal Health

The modern world is changing every single day. Because of this constant state of change, our bodies are frequently having to adjust. We have a food supply being degraded and depleted of nutritional content, which in turn, causes our bodies to become depleted. Our soil and water is contaminated with antibiotics and deadly fertilizers. All of which become part of

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Are Your Eyes Red or Inflamed?

In the world of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the liver energy flows upward into the eyes. When this energy is flowing smoothly and working as it should, your vision is clear and sharp, you have efficient night vision and the eyes are bright and well-lubricated.

When out of balance, the liver can generate heat that rises upward. This heat can manifest

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