Birdsong Traditional Medicine

acupuncture and wellness clinic

148 Waterman St
Ground Level
Providence RI

(401) 743-9533

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About Acupuncture


For thousands of years, acupuncture treatment & other modalities based on traditional Chinese medicine have been used to effectively treat illness, including symptoms that have no diagnosis in Western Medicine.

Acupuncture treatment uses a system called meridians- energy pathways running throughout the body. In traditional Chinese medicine, illness and injury occurs where there is a blockage of energy (qi) flow in these meridians. By inserting thin, sterile single-use needles into specific points on meridians, acupuncture treatment releases these blockages, promoting self-healing properties, and restores a balance in the whole body. Heat (moxibustion), pressure (guasha, acupressure), and suction (cupping) are also often used in our acupuncture treatment.

The fundamental understanding of life in traditional Chinese medicine is that every part of one’s body and spirit are connected. This leads us to address and treat the root cause of symptoms. Symptoms are a manifestation of a particular imbalance in the entire body. All of our services support each individual to be in charge of their own wellbeing.

Conditions commonly treated by Acupuncture:

acupuncture model showing meridians
  • Autoimmune disorders : Addison's disease, celiac disease, Guillain–Barré syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, lupus, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, pernicious anemia, rheumatoid arthritis, thyroid disease, type 1 diabetes, and more
  • Circulatory : arteriosclerosis, heart conditions, high or low blood pressure, palpitations, and more
  • Digestive : gastrointestinal disorder, indigestion, gallbladder inflammation, hepatitis, hemorrhoid, liver failure, ulcer, and more
  • Ear, eye, nose and throat : blurry vision, conjunctivitis, eye-strain, hearing loss, Ménière's disease, otitis media, sinus infection, tinnitus, Tonsillitis, vertigo, and more
  • Gynecological : breast inflammation, infertility, irregular menstruation, menstrual pain, menopausal disorders, premenstrual syndrome, support during & after pregnancy, and more
  • Musculoskeletal : arthritis, back pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, temporomandibular joints disorder, tendinitis, and more
  • Nervous system : Bell’s palsy, Carpal tunnel syndrome, insomnia, dizziness, migraine, neuralgia, paralysis after stroke, sciatica, and more
  • Respiratory : asthma, bronchitis, general support & preventative care for common cold, and more
  • Reproductive & urinary : benign prostatic hyperplasia, bladder inflammation, incontinence, infertility, kidney inflammation, urethritis and more
  • Skin conditions : acne, eczema, psoriasis, post-herpetic neuralgia, and more