Welcome to To the Point Healthcare helping people in Tryon  North Carolina, Landrum South Carolina and surrounding Carolina Foothills area.

Our Services include:  Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Cosmetic Acupuncture (facial rejuvenation), Counseling in Nutritional therapy and Lifestyle.

The ancient Chinese understood that the human body has remarkable abilities to heal itself and the role of the doctor was to maintain health and encourage healing from within.

Oriental Medicine is a conceptual idiom used to denote a complete medical system in use for over 23 centuries that incorporate seven major branches of healing, Diagnosis (pulse, face, tongue), Acupuncture, Tui Na (medical bodywork: hands, cups, gua sha), Herbs, Qi Gong /Tai Chi, Nutritional Counseling,  Moxibustion. Any or all of these modalities may be used in the healing process.

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Acupuncture

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Herbal Medicine

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Facial Rejuvenation

We understand that patients may be receiving medical care/medications under another medical model (Western Medicine). Therefore, an integrative approach will be used so that the best health care is provided for an optimal well being.

Please enjoy this website. I trust you will find it informative and enlightening. When you have questions feel free to contact me as I am always happy to talk about Oriental Medicine and how it can help.  Send me a email Tothepointhealthcare@live.com  with your questions or call me.

Cynthia Milligan L. Ac.

The enlightened doctor intervenes before physical disease has become apparent, while the average physician springs into action only after disease has become apparent.                      Hur Jun –  Dongyi banojian (Precious reflections by an Eastern Physician )


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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Stay Healthy This Winter with a Balanced Qi

Winter’s element is water and is associated with the kidneys, which in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is considered the source of all qi and energy within the body. Winter is also associated with the bladder and adrenal glands.

Focusing on inner reflection, rest, energy conservation and storage during the winter months is when it’s most important as

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Winter Acupuncture: Governing Vessel 14

Governing Vessel 14 is called The Great Hammer. This point is located below C 7 on the spine. C 7, the seventh cervical vertebrae is the one which is the most prominent. Traditionally the vertebrae were referred to as hammers because of their resemblance to the tool. This point is great because it is the intersecting point for

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