Elise Adams L.Ac., MTOM
Joseph Adams L.Ac., MTOM
Joseph and Elise Adams were both introduced to Oriental medicine at an early age. This shared experience was one of the factors that brought them together. Subsequent to receiving Masters degrees in Oriental medicine, both Elise and Joseph trained intensively with masters who helped to cultivate their expertise and clinical focus.
The first visit is usually 75 minutes long and includes an initial assessment and treatment. Follow up treatments are usually one hour. A thorough consultation includes discussing your chief complaint, medical history, diet and lifestyle. Your blood pressure may be taken, and a tongue and pulse diagnosis are performed. Depending on the condition, other diagnostics may be employed.
Following are short introductions to Joseph and Elise's primary areas of focus. You can access more information by clicking on the learn More links below, and in the specialties section of this page!
Acute & Chronic PainAcupuncture offers valuable choices in the treatment of acute and chronic pain. There are effective treatments for sports injuries, rheumatoid, and osteoarthritis. It is possible to take away a knee, elbow or back pain that has manifested shortly after an injury, or plagued a patient for years. Learn More
Acupuncture for Anti-Aging and rejuvenation takes a whole person approach to improving your appearance. It addresses underlying health issues and imbalances while increasing circulation of vital energy and blood throughout the body and face. Learn More
FertilityAdams Acupuncture Family practice treats both men and women who are trying to conceive. Recent studies have shown that patients who do acupuncture concurrently with their IVF treatments are more likely to conceive than those who do IVF alone. Learn More
Women of all ages can benefit from acupuncture care: Chronic menstrual problems, menopausal symptoms, bleeding disorders, fibroids, endometriosis and pain can all be successfully treated with acupuncture and Chinese Herbs.
The World Health Organization, (WHO) recognizes acupuncture and traditional Oriental medicine's ability to treat over 43 common disorders.
Acupuncture can provide safe and effective treatments for stress. As the heavy feelings of stress are relieved, a person feels more confidence in their ability to cope with unpleasant aspects of life situations. Learn More
Colds and Flu
What can you do? There are many herbal formulas that are amazingly effective in expelling cold and flu pathogens, speeding up recovery, and helping to bolster immunity. Cupping is often used on the back to move lung congestion and vent the pathogen from the skin.
Herbs & Nutritional Counseling
Dietary recommendations are often given to patients as important adjuncts to acupuncture treatments. Herbal formulas can facilitate the transition to a healthier diet, boost digestion, and help with unhealthy cravings. Learn More
Addiction and Detoxification
Acupuncture has been proven to stimulate the secretion of endorphins in the brain which helps to cushion the symptoms of addictive-drug withdrawal. acupuncture helps to curb the chemical and behavioral compulsions that feed a person’s addiction to harmful substances or habits. Learn More
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