Sarah B Edwards, L.Ac, C.SMA

Sarah is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), Diplomate of Oriental Medicine and is licensed in the state of Illinois. She is also a member of the Illinois Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ILAAOM).

Sarah received her bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Illinois State University and completed her acupuncture training at National University of Health Sciences, receiving a Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. While training, Sarah completed an internship at Cook County Stroger Hospital in the pain clinic, and studied world health through a volunteer program with Natural Doctors International in Nicaragua.

Sarah is certified in Sports Medicine Acupuncture® and is passionate about treating pain, fertility, and chronic disease. She uses acupuncture, Chinese herbs, essential oils, Chinese therapeutic massage, nutritional therapy, posture assessment, and corrective exercises to promote health and well-being.

In her free time, Sarah enjoys hiking, biking, and spending time in nature, as well as exploring the restaurants and culture of the city.

My Blog Posts

Can Acupuncture and Herbs Help with Your Anxiety?

Anxiety presents in many shapes and sizes.  It might present as general over worry, or nervousness and fear in social settings, or questioning of self worth and full blown panic attacks.  And when any of these symptoms start interfering with your daily quality of life, it is worth addressing.  Traditional Chinese medicine, through acupuncture and[…]

Chinese Herbs in Your Kitchen?

For many people, the thought of taking Chinese herbs seems foreign and mysterious.  But did you know that several herbs that have been used medicinally for thousands of years can be found right inside your kitchen? Ginger–  Ginger is known as sheng jiang.  It is a warm and spicy herb that is used to “release[…]

When is Acupuncture Appropriate for Infertility?

If you are struggling with fertility, you may have heard about and/or considered acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).  TCM is a popular alternative therapy for treating fertility.  And for good reasons too!  It offers an affordable and effective way to improve your chances for conception. While getting pregnant may seem like a simple, natural,[…]

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