Your path to wellness awaits

You have come to the right place. East West Acupuncture is home to one of the countries premiere Licensed Acupuncturists. Jennifer Stone has been diagnosing and treating pain and major and minor illnesses for 28 years. Her team of experienced wellness experts are adept at helping you with your wellness goals. East West practitioners believe in whole person health.

While paying attention to what brings you here, they also assess your larger health picture and help you formulate a strategy to regaining your vitality. Our philosophy is based on the concept of people healing their own bodies through education and manipulation of one’s own energy. East West Acupuncture specializes in Traditional Chinese Medicine but offers a wide range of services blending both Eastern and Western therapies.

We receive referrals from Doctors routinely, however you do not need one to see us. We encourage the integration of Traditional Eastern and Western Medicine and are happy to work with your primary care provider.

Our Mission/Vision

East West Acupuncture is Indiana’s first licensed acupuncture practice. Since 1991 our philosophy has been to assist all our clients by providing experienced care thus improving their quality of life through restoration of the self. Our licensed and highly trained staff specialize in diagnosis and treatment in all acupuncture modalities

Treatment available for the following:

Acupuncture is an ancient practice, however the science behind the practice is solid and is widely recognized and respected as an effective treatment for many illnesses and conditions.

The World Health Organization has recognized that acupuncture is an appropriate treatment for more than 200 clinical conditions. Some of the conditions that can be effectively treated or relieved include:

Gastrointestinal Disorders: Food allergies, indigestion, diarrhea, constipation, peptic ulcer, gastritis, colitis, irritable bowel syndrome.
Urogenital Disorders: Urinary tract infections, incontinence, prostatitis, sexual dysfunction, infertility.
Gynecological Problems: PMS, menstrual difficulties (irregular, heavy or painful menstruation), infertility, morning sickness, fibrocystic disease, menopause problems.
Muscle and Joint Pain: Arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, low back pain, neck and shoulder pain, whiplash, sciatica, TMJ problems.
Respiratory Problems: Asthma, emphysema, allergies, chronic bronchitis, sinusitis.
Circulatory Disorders: High blood pressure, angina, muscle cramps, anemia, palpitations, atherosclerosis.
Immune System Disorders: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis,candidiasis, lupus, fibromyalgia.
Endocrine Disorders: Diabetes, hyper/hypothyroidism.
Neurological Disorders: Stroke, multiple sclerosis, trigeminal neuralgia, numbness, tingling, dizziness.
Headache: Migraine, tension, sinus, cluster headaches.
Emotional Problems: Stress, insomnia, depression, anxiety, phobias, bipolar personality disorder, compulsive behavior, poor self-esteem, eating disorders.

Practitioners

Jennifer Stone, L.Ac.


Jennifer A. M. Stone MSOM, LAc. has practiced acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for over 28 years, and participated in acupuncture research for 10 years. She is assistant research faculty for the Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesia and Department of Pediatric Oncology. She has participated in NIH funded research on both animal and human subjects. She serves as Editor In Chief of JASA: The Journal of The American Society of Acupuncturists, and is the owner of East West Acupuncture, in Bloomington, IN.

Her research interests include acupuncture as an adjunct in the cancer setting for the palliation of symptoms associated with cancer treatments. She has published 3 papers and a book chapter on the use of acupuncture in the oncology setting and possible mechanisms behind the effects. Specifically she is interested in peripheral nerve pain and has conducted research on acupuncture for the treatment of post-herpetic neuralgia, publishing 2 papers on the findings. Her team at IUSM is currently working on a proposed research study to investigate the immunomodulatory mechanisms including mesenchymal stem cells on the effects of acupuncture in patients with post herpetic neuralgia.

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    Jill Schimmelpfennig


    Jill Schimmelpfennig is a Licensed Acupuncturist, LAc, as well as a nationally certified acupuncturist (NCCAOM certified). She graduated from Southwest Acupuncture College in Albuquerque, NM, in 2011, receiving her Masters in the Science of Oriental Medicine. She treats pain issues of various kinds, gynecological issues, hormonal balance, infertility, insomnia, and/or depression, among other things.

    Jill enjoys teaching people ways to incorporate Traditional Chinese Medicine into their lives. Her favorite modality for accessing healing, altered states of consciousness, and reaching greater potential for herself and clients is through Qigong (pronounced chee-kong).

    Call our office for an appointment, or find her at:
    Instagram: Bloom_Acupuncture
    Facebook: Bloom Acupuncture

    evolvehealthbloomacupuncture.com
    touchstonewellness.com
    serenusfloat.com


      Staff

      Paula Chambers

      Office Manager


      Paula is a classically trained dancer turned hula hoop dance instructor. She is the co-founder of the popular Flow Arts Group The Hudsucker Posse, who are best known for their hula hoop performances and free local workshops and programming. Paula has an extensive background in fitness and dance theory and is a dynamic and knowledgeable health and wellness enthusiast. Paula offers free consultations to people who want to get involved in flow arts and fitness. She also makes adult fitness and dance hula hoops, inquire at the office to get one just right for you. For more information about local classes find her on Facebook or her website.


        Jack Flint

        Reception and Patient Intake


        Jack Flint is a sparky little fire starter. They began spinning flow props, with the Hudsucker Posse in 2015, and decided by 2016 that these props needed to be on fire. They really are a Jack of all trades though! From wood working, to performing this human is hardworking and dedicated on whatever they put their mind to.

        Jack is the newest member of the East West team. Jack will handle your intake, scheduling and is happy to answer whatever questions you may have.


          Contact Info

          Tel: 812-334-5815
          Fax: 812-339-8352
          Email: eastwestacu@gmail.com

          Address

          357 South Landmark Avenue
          Bloomington, IN
          47403

          Hours

          Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10am to 4pm
          Tuesday and Friday (Sarah only): By appointment

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