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The Wellness Tree | Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine | Clearwater, FL

Dr. Carrie J. Graves, DOM, AP

We are offering comprehensive wellness treatments to the Clearwater community as well as the greater Tampa Bay area.  

Dr. Carrie works with patients to find the root cause of their discomfort or illness, combining the accurate and detailed DNA and blood testing of Western medicine with natural modalities that restore function to the body. She believes in more than just the “Band-Aid” approach of relieving symptoms. While it is true that she is skilled in pain relief, she prefers to heal the root cause of illness and help you achieve your ideal feeling of wellness, so that you can get on with your life.

Dr. Carrie incorporates several proven modalities to assess and treat patients, including a thorough evaluation of past medical histories, complete integrative medical analysis, comprehensive treatment in coordination with Traditional Chinese Medicine, and most importantly: dietary and lifestyle adjustment to achieve optimal health.

In addition to Primary Care, Dr. Carrie has a specific interest in helping athletes and other active people obtain their peak performance levels in training and competition. She holds a degree in sports medicine and is an active member of the CrossFit and marathon communities. Understanding the challenges of physical activity, she works closely with athletes to analyze and treat recurring injuries and bio-mechanical issues.


Modalities

Primary Health Care Provider • AcupunctureElectro-AcupunctureTraditional Chinese Herbs & SupplementsFire & Flash CuppingTuina – Chinese Body Work • Kinesiotaping • Dietary & Nutritional Counseling • Specialty Labwork • DNA Testing and Personalized Genomic Consultations

Conditions Treated

Back Pain • Neck Pain • Headache • Anxiety • Depression • Insomnia • High Blood Pressure • Quitting Smoking • Withdrawls • PTSD • Painful Periods • Weight Loss • Addiction • Stress • Sciatica • Digestive Issues • Eczema • Acne • Arthritis • Neuralgia • Sciatica • Back Pain • Bursitis • Tendonitis • Stiff Neck • Bell’s Palsy  • Trigeminal Neuralgia • Headache • Migraine • Acute and Chronic Pain Management • Anxiety • Depression • Stress • Insomnia • Addiction • Genito-Urinary and Reproductive • Impotence • Infertility  • Premenstrual Syndrome • Vaginitis • Menopause • Irregular Periods and Cramps • Morning Sickness

Food as Medicine

Mama Always Said: You Are What You Eat

Maybe mom really did know best when it came to nutrition. As research has shown, what we eat can actually impact our health profoundly. Over the years, we have learned that our dietary choices can influence our risk of disease. And some have made it a profitable business to teach us new ways to look at food (anti-inflammatory diet, Keto, heart healthy, etc.). 

Why You Should Choose Acupuncture to Treat Fibromyalgia

According to the National Fibromyalgia Association, fibromyalgia is one of the most chronic pain conditions. They say, “the disorder affects an estimated 10 million people in the U.S. and an estimated 3%-6% of the world population. While it is most prevalent in women (75%-90% of people who have fibromyalgia are women), it also occurs in men and children of all ethnic groups.”

Acupuncture Helps with PTSD Symptoms

While commonly connected to those who have served in the military, post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD, can impact anyone who has suffered from violence or emotional trauma. The National Institute of Mental Health defines PTSD this way, “Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can develop after exposure to a potentially traumatic event that is beyond a typical stressor.” According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs approximately 12 million adults in the U.S. suffer from PTSD during a given year. 

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