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Acupressure

What is Acupressure?

Acupressure is based on one the most ancient principles of healing — that simply touching a specific point on the body will release stress and improve health in the body. In an acupressure session, I apply firm pressure directly to these “points” on your body, which relieves your muscle tension and improves your circulation. This simple and powerful technique has been shown to very effective in treating headaches, backaches, and even insomnia.

Meet The Staff

Carrie Ducharme

Carrie Ducharme

L.Ac., Dipl. OM (NCCAOM)

Carrie completed her Master’s degree in Oriental Medicine, earning Highest Academic Honors, from the Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture in 2013, where she was also the recipient of the Kathy Salisbury Award for Herbal Medicine. She is currently the Herbal Medicinary Manager at PIHMA, where she continues to work with students and prescribe herbal formulas for patients. Her love of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, along with her compassionate nature, has helped her build a diverse, faithful following of individuals who have greatly benefited from her care and expertise. Prior to pursuing her dream of a career in healthcare and wellness, Carrie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of San Diego. She worked in the banking industry for a number of years before choosing to stay home to raise her 3 children. In her free time she loves spending time with family, running, reading, and hiking in our beautiful state.

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