Acupuncture Associates of Eastern MA offers healing choices  in  two locations, North Smithfield, RI and New Bedford, MA. We practice natural  methods to relieve pain and fatigue, and to help treat a vast number of chronic illnesses and medical conditions – all without the harmful effects of drugs.

Acupuncture is the key component of our holistic treatment alternatives. Some conditions respond best by incorporating  one or more additional specialties including homeopathic medicine, Reiki, Chinese herbal medicine,  and acupuncture detox.

These therapies, often collectively referred to as ‘ Eastern Medicine,’ are based on a method of healthcare developed in China thousands of years ago.  They have been used successfully through the ages, by people of all ages, for relief from existing conditions as well as for preventing illness and embracing a healthy lifestyle.


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Veterans: We are authorized to treat VA patients  on an outpatient basis  through Trusted Choice, a VA agent. Once you are approved, they will contact you. Then simply call to schedule your appointment.

Motor Vehicle Accidents and Workers’ Compensation: MVA and WC cases are fully covered  with pre-approval and physician referral.

Insurance and Other Payment Options: Insurance may or may not cover acupuncture,  depending on your plan’s benefits as well as the reason you are seeking treatment.  Some plans provide acupuncture riders to standard policies, while others may offer discounts..  For your convenience, we have provided an insurance verification form.
For self-pay, we accept VISA, MASTERCARD, and personal checks.

Senior and Student Discounts Available!







Moxibustion and Dysmenorrhea

A study conducted by Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has determined that the use of moxibustion at specific days during a woman’s menstrual cycle can decrease pain associated with menstruation. Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation is a big problem for many women. This study used moxibustion, an accessory modality of TCM, to treat the pain associated with menstruation. The

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Acupuncture for Boosting Your Circulation

Healthy blood circulation is a vital component of life for human beings. Without proper blood flow, life would cease to exist. Blood isn’t the only thing that’s important, it’s what the blood is carrying that makes circulation so important. Blood carries fresh oxygen, hormones and nutrients that we absorb from our food. Without these components, the organs and tissues

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5 Acupoints to Help You Navigate Your Stress This Winter

There are several acupressure points that are known to treat stress and stress related symptoms. It’s important to understand that acupressure is not the only form of treatment and having a balanced diet, exercise regime and lifestyle will also decrease the chances of stress being a factor in your life.

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