Saguaro Clinic – Acupuncture, Asian Medicine and Massage Therapies in Tucson, AZ

Welcome to Saguaro Clinic, conveniently located in Central Tucson.  Our 22 years young Clinic is friendly, comfortable and welcoming. We delight in being able to serve you well.

Contact Us:

Sandy Pena, Massage Therapist
(520) 990-6037

Karen Jablo, Massage Therapist, Jin Shin Jyutsu
(520) 250-3522

Helene Sorkin Lic. Acupuncturist Main Office
(520) 319-9711
saguaroclinic [at] qwestoffice.net

Deborah Malone, Lic. Acupuncurist
(520) 471-7808

Celeste Rogers, Massage Therapist, Trager Practitioner
(520) 990-9048

We are a group of well educated, well trained and respected practitioners. Each has decades of experience to bring to you for your sessions. There are currently 5 of us  to serve your needs.

We offer many therapies to assist you having your  happiest and most healthful life. Toward that end, we can help with a wide range of physical and emotional  aspects of your life.

Each practitioner has written about her offerings for you on her practitioner page. Here is an overview:  Acupuncture (both Chinese and Japanese style), Chinese herbal medicine, Medical Qi Gong,  Massage Therapy, Melting Muscles Massage Therapy,   Jin Shin Jyutsu, Reiki, and Trager work.

Again, welcome. We consider it a privilege to give you our best care and service.

–Helene Sorkin, MSOM, L. Ac., NCCAOM (Ac)

 

All practitioners see clients by appointment.

Same day appointments are sometimes available.

The Shen Mind Connection

Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at things differently and while it may be a little confusing, there is usually some common ground that can be found upon examination and explanation. One such area is the idea of the mind. The mind in Traditional Chinese Medicine is commonly referred to as the shen.

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Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western medicine.

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Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of these systems are out of balance, certain physical, mental and

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