Why Pristine Acupuncture?
Over 12 years of experience integrating acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine to promote optimal health.
Located in Black Mountain, NC.
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After 3 sessions, we went on vacation and I was able to hike 50 miles in 8 days!
- Gail Bromer
Using quality herbs and supplements with your acupuncture treatment can help resolve issues much faster.
Pristine Acupuncture & Wellness, Inc. is the premier Acupuncture and Wellness clinic in Black Mountain, NC. Serving all of Western NC, including Black Mountain, Swannanoa, Old Fort, Asheville, and beyond, we help people get out of pain and back to doing what they love, with state-of-the-art treatments blending the ancient and the modern.
Our vision is to provide the absolute best quality healthcare and pain relief to customers across the USA from every walk of life, giving hope to all who work with us. Our mission is striving to help our clients live Pain-Free and have the opportunity to live their lives medication-free through unparalleled service and care.
Acupuncture is a safe, painless, and effective way to treat a wide variety of medical problems. Over the past 5,000 years, practitioners of acupuncture and Chinese medicine have used this non-invasive medical system to diagnose and help millions of people get well and stay healthy. An acupuncturist places fine, sterile needles at specific acupoints on the body. This activates the body’s Qi (pronounced “chee”) and promotes natural healing by enhancing recuperative power.
In ancient times, Chinese people found sharpened metal would relieve pain. After years of experience, it was found that certain points can be connected and related to certain diseases. That is how acupuncture point and meridian were discovered. The meridian or energy channel where Qi flows can be detected by a trained acupuncturist.
By inserting hair-thin acupuncture needles to specific spots, the energy flow of the body can be balanced dynamically, thus giving the person the most flexibility to maintain health. Certain hormones like endorphins will be released to give the body a sense of well-being, similar to the feeling during exercise. Serotonin levels can be adjusted as well to relieve pain through the brain stem.
Allergies in Black Mountain, NC, and Western NC can be brutal. Luckily allergy relief is something that we specialize in. Over a course of treatments, Michael uses a specialized technique called N.A.E.T. which can often get rid of the symptoms of Allergies and sensitivities using Acupuncture.
Acupuncture is also amazing for many emotional disorders, and can often reduce symptoms to “sub-clinical”- a fancy way of saying you don’t feel symptoms even if the condition is still there. Our clinic in Black Mountain, NC uses Acupuncture for sexual health issues including pregnancy, ED, and infertility.
Michael Johnson, MSA, Lic. Ac.
Acupuncturist, Black Mountain NC
Michael Johnson, the founder and Acupuncturist at Pristine Acupuncture, is a leading authority in treating severe and chronic pain conditions, anxiety/stress, and allergies. Michael has practiced for 12 years, and especially enjoys helping in cases where people have been told they have little to no hope. There is hope… stick with us!
"Mike Johnson has been my acupuncturist for the last 6 years. He is very thorough in assessing what each patient needs. He has a wonderful bedside manner and very gentle. Very effective in stress and pain management. I always come away from my sessions with a feeling of relaxation. Mike is a great asset to health care." - Wendy Jamison
“Before coming here I was incredibly skeptical of acupuncture as a practice. I’d never had any desire to try it and honestly, the entire concept made me nervous. That was until my car was rear-ended while stationary by a woman doing at least 60MPH. I had some good work done by a great chiropractor and some amazing massage therapists, but it wasn’t until I started going to see Michael and get acupuncture treatments that I started to really get relief and some measurable healing. Michael is knowledgeable and professional, and I appreciate his technique and ability. I’ve never been more thankful than I have been since I started to feel a noticeable decrease in pain. This recovery has been brutal on my body and Michael has been an incredible resource that is the most instrumental and irreplaceable part of the process. He has earned my loyalty for as long as we are within driving distance of one another.. and even if we aren’t I’d probably still make the effort!” - Wayne Miller
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