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…

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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