Chinese Acupuncture Clinic     750 Desoto Avenue, Brooksville, Florida 34601      352-799-4588

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Dr. Tong Guo

During his 35 years of clinical practice and research, Dr. Guo has successfully treated many patients suffering from a large variety of severe medical conditions. His career as a medical doctor and cardiologist in China began in 1968, when he graduated from Fujian Medical University.

 Dr. Guo worked as a research fellow in the cardiology division at Stony Brook Medical Center School of Medicine, State University of New York, for five years.

Since 1999, he has been a Licensed Acupuncturist in Florida, National Board Certified in acupuncture and in Chinese herbal medicine (NCCAOM).

Here are some of the conditions Dr. Guo has effectively treated with acupuncture and Chinese medicine:



     Arthritis/Joint Problems
     Back Pain
     BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
     Hay Fever
     High Blood Pressure
     IBS (Irriatble Bowel Syndrome)
     PMS and Menstrual Disorders
     Sports, Work Injuries
     Tinnitus (Ringing in the Ear)
     Weight Loss

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In order to protect the health of our patients, our clinic will be closed through May 31st. We encourage you to take proper precautions to keep you and your loved ones safe from this virus.


An Introduction to Acupuncture

Acupuncture is among the oldest healing practices in the world. In the United States,  acupuncture is considered part of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

Key Points
Acupuncture has been practiced in China and other Asian countries for thousands of years.
Scientists are studying the efficacy of acupuncture for a wide range of conditions. Relatively few complications have been reported from the use of acupuncture. However, acupuncture can cause potentially serious side effects if not delivered properly by a qualified practitioner. Tell your health care providers about any complementary and alternative practices you use. Give them a full picture of what you do to manage your health. This will help ensure coordinated and safe care.

About Acupuncture
The term "acupuncture" describes a family of procedures involving the stimulation of anatomical points on the body using a variety of techniques. The acupuncture technique that has been most often studied scientifically involves penetrating the skin with thin, solid, metallic needles that are manipulated by the hands or by electrical stimulation.

Practiced in China and other Asian countries for thousands of years, acupuncture is one of the key components of traditional Chinese medicine. Acupuncture became better known in the United States in 1971, when New York Times reporter James Reston wrote about how doctors in China used needles to ease his pain after surgery.

Acupuncture Use in the United States

The report from a Consensus Development Conference on Acupuncture held at the National


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