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 )


It’s All In Your Head: Headaches and TCM

There are four main types of headache: tension, cluster, sinus and migraine. And, there are varying triggers for these headaches, such as food, stress, hormones, dehydration and weather. Fortunately, eliminating the triggers and finding natural ways to prevent and help an ongoing headache are possible.

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Acupuncture for Harnessing Willpower

Ever had one of those days or weeks where you just can’t pull yourself out of bed in the morning? Or perhaps you just can’t say “No!” to the dessert tray. Regardless of the activity, willpower is what keeps some people disciplined. But it doesn’t make you a bad person if you have dessert with every meal, buy

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TCM and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is a form of depression that affects people all throughout the world. Most commonly experienced during fall and winter months, the symptoms of SAD include depression, hypersomnia, lethargy, difficulty concentrating, negative thoughts and decreased social interaction. Higher levels of anxiety are experienced at the end of the summer season as those

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