900 NW 8th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
Faith McCarthy, AP, RN
Bethany Bechtel, AP, PhD

There are many things that you can do on your own to augment your acupuncture treatments, to improve your health, and to maintain your health. 

Dr. Bethany Bechtel offers weekly yoga classes for her patients. These simple movements and breathing exercises are accessible to all patients regardless of your physical capabilities. Click here to learn more.

Food Therapy has a long tradition as a complement to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Explore some of China’s traditional home remedies.

Modern Biomedical Research continues into the benefits of acupuncture and TCM. We update this page with links to many of the latest research articles.

For a fascinating look at acupuncture for stroke patients, the documentary 9000 Needles features a patient from the USA being treated by Dr. Shi Xuemin using his XNKQ Therapy at First Teaching Hospital of Tianjin, China. | View the documentary