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Cancer Support


Integrative Cancer Support at Atlantic Acupuncture

Facing a cancer diagnosis brings a whirlwind of emotions: fear, uncertainty, and a feeling of loss of control.

Yet, amidst this storm, there’s a beacon of hope. With advancements in medical treatments and early detection, conquering cancer is more achievable now than ever.

At Atlantic Acupuncture, led by Dr. Dawn R. Gifford, DOM, LAC, we stand with you, offering hope through our Elite Women’s Integrative Health Care Center.

Empower Your Journey with Hope and Healing

Embracing a World of Options

Your journey through cancer doesn’t end with conventional treatments.

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offer a sanctuary of support, enhancing your body and spirit’s resilience against cancer and its treatments.

For centuries, these practices have offered natural support, working harmoniously alongside modern medical therapies.

Understanding Your Treatment Landscape

Cancer treatments are as diverse as the disease itself, tailored to the specific type, stage, and your overall health.

While effective, treatments like surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, and biological therapy come with their challenges and side effects.

Here, integrative approaches shine, mitigating side effects and bolstering your body’s strength.

The Holistic Approach of TCM in Cancer Care

Our approach is rooted in the Fu Zheng Gu Ben principles: fortifying the correct (Fu Zheng) and supporting the body’s repair (Gu Ben).

Through detoxification, enhancing Qi and blood flow, and fostering balance, we aim not just to treat but to rejuvenate and strengthen your entire being.

How Integrative Therapies Can Complement Your Care

Acupuncture and TCM stand as pillars of support, offering relief from nausea, vomiting, fatigue, and post-surgical pain with minimal side effects.

Beyond physical symptoms, these therapies extend their healing touch to stress, depression, and anxiety, enhancing your life’s quality on this journey.

Integrative care doesn’t stop with acupuncture.

Our comprehensive approach may include massage, acupressure, nutritional counseling, and tailored exercise programs, all designed to support you in staying robust and resilient.

The Importance of a Unified Approach

Communication is key. We work in concert with your healthcare team, ensuring a seamless integration of treatments to support your journey every step of the way.

Treating the Whole You

Our philosophy transcends treating the disease alone. We embrace a holistic view, considering not just the physical symptoms but your lifestyle, emotional well-being, and overall health.

It’s about nurturing your entire self, empowering you to take control and actively participate in your healing process.

The American College of Chest Physicians underscores the value of acupuncture for cancer patients, particularly for those battling lung cancer, highlighting its efficacy in easing fatigue, dyspnea, neuropathy, and the discomforts of nausea and pain.

Begin Your Integrative Healing Journey

At Atlantic Acupuncture, you’re not just a patient; you’re part of our family.

Whether you’re exploring acupuncture for the first time or seeking integrative support for your cancer journey, Dr. Gifford and our compassionate team are ready to guide you with expertise and warmth.

Regain control, embrace hope, and discover a path to wellness illuminated by integrative care.

Join us at Atlantic Acupuncture, where every step forward is a step towards reclaiming your health and vitality.

Our doors and hearts are open, with complimentary on-site parking for your convenience.

Atlantic Acupuncture
11033 Cathell Road
Berlin, Maryland 21811

Fax: 410-630-5673

8:30am- 1:30pm
8:30am- 1:30pm
8:30am- 1:30pm

Disclaimer: The information contained in this site is not intended to diagnose, treat, or intervene in any medical condition. The circumstances of each patient are different. Treatment is offered only after an appropriate medical consultation and assessment. Outcomes are never guaranteed. Individual results may vary. ©Acupuncture Acupuncture LLC

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