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

The Flu & You – How Can TCM Help?

Chinese medicinal clinical studies have suggested that using acupuncture as a preventative approach to colds and flu can reduce the incidence of upper respiratory tract infection and shorten the duration of the illness. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine work by rebalancing the body’s systems, regulating the body’s healing energies,

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Meridian Point: Large Intestine 4

Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential acupoints in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger,

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Germ Theory: 101

Why do some people always catch a cold, and others don’t?
Viruses, germs, and bacteria are everywhere. They are in the food we eat, the air we breathe and the water we drink, but not all of them are bad or harmful.

Think of the immune

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