Welcome to Empirical Point Acupuncture
Bringing the Healing Power of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine to the Philadelphia Area
With a passion for Acupuncture and Classical Chinese Medicine, Empirical Point is proud to share one of the oldest complete medical systems practiced today with the Philadelphia community. It is an effective, empirical medicine based on data and experience gathered in the real world over the course of millennia.
Empirical Point follows the same model of observation, study and experience.
For those of us that need more proof, make no mistake, Acupuncture and Chinese medicine is also a hot topic for research. Many studies provide unequivocal proof that the points, herbs and methods used in Chinese medicine are potent treatment options for many conditions.
Located in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia, Empirical Point Acupuncture focuses on a holistic approach to patient care, using the extensive theories, systems and science of Chinese Medicine with the methods of Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine to successfully treat a wide range of conditions, enabling patients to optimize their health and well-being.
With a clinical specialty in the treatment of acute and chronic pain management, founder Sharon Sherman employs her vast knowledge of anatomy, physiology, musculoskeletal dysfunction and trigger point theory when treating pain, discomfort or chronic conditions. Whether a recent or chronic sports injury, or the circumstance and health issue is more extensive, Empirical Point has the experience to create personalized treatment plans for any patient, including complex auto-immune issues or a cancer diagnosis. There are many ways that acupuncture and Chinese medicine can play a vital role in treatment.
Sharon understands that every patient and every treatment is unique, and offers only private and truly personalized patient care by methodically crafting and implementing customized acupuncture treatments, Chinese herbal therapies, and other Chinese medical modalities that might include dietary recommendations, moxibustion, cupping, gua sha or the use of external oils and liniments.
Sharon has been practicing acupuncture in Philadelphia since 2001 and continually expands her practice through extensive education and study. Her knowledge, experience, and approach to treatment have helped Empirical Point to continuously be voted as one of the Best Acupuncture practices in Philadelphia by Yelp, Google+, Philly.com’s Reader’s Choice Awards, The Philly Hot List and the Philly Happening List.
Contact Empirical Point Acupuncture today. Take a positive step to better your health and wellness.