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Dr. Cynthia D. Smith, D.C., LAC

Acupuncturist

Cynthia Smith is an acupuncturist practicing in Newport Beach, CA. Dr. Smith evaluates and treats patients based on the concepts of oriental medicine. Acupuncturists complete their evaluations by getting a patient history and looking at and touching the body. Then, they place very fine acupuncture needles into specific points on the body. Stimulating these points and nerves is how Dr. Smith treats the patients condition. Many of the bodys systems respond to acupuncture, and it can treat physical pain as well as emotional stress.
Dr. Cynthia D. Smith, D.C., LAC
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • Accepting new patients

Can more than one condition be treated in an acupuncture session?

Yes absolutely! The various arthritides are known as "Bi" (pronounced BEE) syndromes and have protocols to treat each different kind. For example osteo-arthritis is usually from READ MORE
Yes absolutely!

The various arthritides are known as "Bi" (pronounced BEE) syndromes and have protocols to treat each different kind.
For example osteo-arthritis is usually from over-use of the joint where as Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune disorder. Your back and shoulders issues may be connected to the issue you're having in you hands therefore in my clinic I would definitely be addressing both.