Mid Michigan Wellness Center

Acupuncture in Bay City, MI | Julie Botimer

Here at Mid Michigan Wellness Center we specialize in practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine which typically focuses on Acupuncture and Herbs plus massage and body work to relieve symptoms and promote healing. Julie graduated from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, Illinois with a Master of Science degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine. This nationally accredited program includes over 2500 classroom hours and over 900 clinical hours in western and eastern diagnosis, acupuncture, herbal medicine and therapeutic massage. Julie is board certified to practice acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and is a member of MAAOM, AAAOM, and AAC

Acupuncture and Herbs have been used for nearly four thousand years to treat almost every ailment that afflicts mankind.

How to Stay Healthy As Winter Changes to Spring

For most people, the change of seasons from winter to spring is something to look forward to. But it also means a time when people tend to get sick or seasonal allergies start to flare up. This can make things miserable for a lot of people. As the weather fluctuates between freezing cold and warmer, sunnier days, it

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Food Color and Nutrition

In Chinese medical theory, food is considered medicine. Food has qualities and functions biochemically and energetically that target specific organs. Not only that, but the action a particular food takes to benefit that organ in terms of taste, color and temperature is what is included in Five Element theory. Food has a relationship to both the natural elements

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Moxibustion and Dysmenorrhea

A study conducted by Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has determined that the use of moxibustion at specific days during a woman’s menstrual cycle can decrease pain associated with menstruation. Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation is a big problem for many women. This study used moxibustion, an accessory modality of TCM, to treat the pain associated with menstruation. The

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