The Eastern or Asian acupuncture medical treatment said to prevent or treat a variety of medical ailments, including pain.Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Qi Gong, Cupping & Moxibustion have been used by East Asian Medicine practitioners for a millennia to help people manage their health and fight disease. 


At the core of this practice is the idea of meeting people where they are- knowing from experience that through their work with this healing medicine they will get better.  The incremental changes in baseline vitality and evident improvements in health accumulate and before long patients are surprising even themselves with greater vibrance and general well being. This path to greater health is unique to every individual, and we can help you get there.

Dixie Young Small, LAc, MAOM has been an acupuncturist since 2009, working to help patients heal from traumatic injury, chronic pain and illness, motor vehicle accidents or sports injuries. Dixie is currently a doctoral student at OCOM, earning specializations in Women’s Health and Geriatrics.

Appointments are available 5 days a week, Tuesday through Saturday at our SE Portland, Lents Town Center office with extended evening hours  and most insurance accepted. Schedule Online now or call 503-255-7000. 

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Did you know that the World Health Organization lists over 50 conditions as effectively treated with acupuncture?

These include:  Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy, Allergic rhinitis & Hay fever, Biliary colic, Depression, Dysentery, Painful periods, Epigastric pain, Peptic ulcer, Acute and chronic gastritis, Gastrospasm, Facial pain & craniomandibular disorders, Headache, Hypertension, Essential Hypotension, Insomnia, Induction of labour, Knee pain, Leukopenia, Low back pain, Malposition of fetus, Morning sickness, Nausea & vomiting, Neck pain, Pain in dentistry & temporomandibular dysfunction, Periarthritis of shoulder, Postoperative pain, Renal colic, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sciatica, Sprain, Stroke, Tennis elbow, Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, Tobacco dependence, Tourette syacu figure and headndrome, Ulcerative colitis.

As a complete system of medicine used to treat the human being for a millennia prior to the formulation of modern biomedicine, Acupuncture & East Asian Medicine aims to restore balance, allowing the body to heal. Regardless of whether you know it works for you, are unsure or have mixed impressions, we encourage you to experience for yourself the support it can offer you in your life, as you are today.  Adding this unique tool to your health care tool-kit can mean a whole new level of vitality and wellbeing.