Three Moons Acupuncture

Kenosha, Wisconsin

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Black Friday 2018
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Advocates For Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Kim Filkins, L.Ac. with Robert Downey Jr.
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Dr. Daoshing Ni, Robert Downey Jr., and Dr. Mao Shing Ni

In March of 2012, actor Robert Downey Jr. was honored for his advocacy of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Downey received the Robert Graham Visionary Award from the founders of Yo San University, Dr. Daoshing Ni and Dr. Mao Shing Ni. Yo San University is one of the most highly regarded traditional Chinese medicine schools in the United States and also where this practitioner got her start. Just before leaving Los Angeles and transferring to Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Racine, WI, I had the immense privilege of meeting Mr. Downey and expressing to him what his promotion and adoration of TCM meant to me and how it also inspired me to become the best practitioner I could become.

Mr. Downey has accredited TCM with helping him become healthy and staying that way. Mr. Downey stated at the awards ceremony that “Truth be told, every discipline that I have employed that has its roots in the Chinese tradition has worked, and that’s what I’m really drawn to, it’s the way is the way is the way, and when things work, they are really worth putting your time and energy behind”.

Dr. Mao Shing Ni, who has treated Downey said there was no question about giving the award to Downey, who has been a great example of what Traditional Chinese Medicine can do.

“What he has done as a spokesperson for Chinese medicine and from the perspective of where he was health wise to where he is today, it has been very positive for him and that is why he is here to support our event,” said Dr. Mao Shing Ni.

Mr. Downey is a shining example of what TCM can do for us. He has literally turned his life around and become one of the most revered actors of his generation and perhaps of all time.

To learn more about TCM and how it can help you obtain your health goals, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to helping you along your journey to wellness.

At Three Moons Acupuncture, our mission is to empower people to live longer, happier, healthier lives. We do this by promoting holistic health options for the body, mind and soul. Our clinic offers a variety of wellness options including acupuncture, lifestyle coaching and nutritional consultations to help our clients reach both short term goals, as well as long term wellness objectives. We tailor our treatment plans to fit your medical needs. This means that every patient receives a customized plan specific to your conditions, needs and health goals. We are completely devoted to helping you find the perfect path to total health and wellness.

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a powerful medical system that has been practiced for over 3000 years. Traditional Chinese Medicine, especially acupuncture has become a viable natural health care option and the benefits are clearly recognized and documented in Western medical journals. Acupuncture is a safe, painless and non-invasive way to stimulate the natural healing processes of the body.

We are the only facility in Southeastern Wisconsin and specifically in the Kenosha / Racine area, that employs a licensed acupuncturist trained to treat serious eye conditions using Traditional Chinese Medicine. This includes conditions such as night blindness, dry eye syndrome, glaucoma, macular degeneration, etc. We offer a specialized, customized program for people suffering from these ailments.

Our other areas of specialization include diabetes, neurological disorders (Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, dementia), autoimmune disorders (fibromyalgia, arthritis, Raynaud’s, psoriasis) and psychological disorders (anxiety, depression, ADHD).

Located just south of the Racine / Kenosha County line, Three Moons Acupuncture is accessible to people living in both counties. We have late evening hours twice a week that make it easy for patients to come in after work for a treatment. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you might have.

The Shen Mind Connection

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Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

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Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

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