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…

Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western medicine.

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Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of these systems are out of balance, certain physical, mental and

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Herbal Tonics to Reduce Stress

Stress is something that affects everybody. Stress is defined as a state of mental or emotional tension or strain resulting from demanding or adverse circumstances. This can result in a multitude of symptoms, including headaches, muscle tension, pain, insomnia, worry, anxiety, depression and even disease. And according to a recent survey, nearly 77 percent of all Americans regularly experience

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