David Suomela D.O.M., A.P. Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture Physician, is a Primary Care Provider and is a nationally board certified by the NCCAOM and is Florida State Licensed and Insured. David Suomela D.O.M., A.P. provides an integrative approach to your health by combining both acupuncture and modern medical techniques. When used together, these modalities have a greater potential to heal, support, strengthen, and nurture the body toward health and wellness.
Acupuncture is a medical therapy using tiny, thin, disposable, sterile needles placed into the body at specific points to increase or decrease blood flow, decrease inflammation, reduce pain,and stimulate healing. Acupuncture has been employed as a health care modality for more than 2,500 years.
The Chinese use the word Qi (pronounced "chee") to describe the energy that flows through our body. This word may seem strange or weird to many of us, as it would if I said "mihao" or "hello" to you in Chinese. This is simply their explanation for "bios" or bio-elecrtical energy. The electrical energy used for your heart to beat, your muscle to flex , and the synopsis in your brain to "fire". Using surgical grade stainless steel needles, acupuncture is directing energy from "a" to "b", "b" to "c", and eventually to get the energy to flow smoothly form a-z. Starting to make sense? Good.Read More