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Acupuncture Energetics is the first physician-based practice dedicated to acupuncture in Winston Salem.

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What is your health concern?

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Chronic Pain

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General Wellness

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Attentive and Compassionate Care

What can acupuncture treat?  Acupuncture benefits a wide variety of conditions, including chronic pain, low back pain, joint and muscle aches, neck pain, fatigue, anxiety, depression, insomnia, inflammation, and stress.  

Within every illness lies the seed of recovery.  At Acupuncture Energetics, our goal is to harness and strengthen your body’s natural healing abilities.  We take a holistic approach to developing a highly personalized treatment plan designed to restore you to health and vitality. 


Nourish Yourself

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Overloaded, always on the go, eating on the run? Lifestyle factors can wear us down, depleting essential energy stores and preventing us from being our best selves. Work, family, and emotional stressors can be exhausting, leaving us overtired and overwhelmed.

An acupuncture treatment addresses not only physical symptoms, but the emotional and spiritual roots of imbalance. You may feel a renewed sense of energy, a buoyancy, as the flow of Qi and blood are restored. Nourish yourself with a deeply relaxing session that will leave you rested, refreshed, and energized.

Group Acupuncture

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“…one of Winston Salem’s best-kept secret gems!”

        ~Group Participant A.F.

Group acupuncture offers an opportunity for a shared experience that amplifies the impact of the therapy.  It is convenient and affordable, and a great way to “dip your toes in the water” if you have never tried acupuncture before!

Our afer-hours sessions feature a  5-point ear acupuncture treatment great for anxiety, depression, insomnia, and emotional balance.  Gather with us by the fire, kick back in a rocker or zero-gravity chair, and experience a communal, tranquil re-boot.  Leave your work day behind before setting off into the evening on a fresh note.

Coming Soon:  “Lunch Hour Buffet”:  Group acupuncture with treatments to support your life balance in areas such as weight management, anxiety, pain relief, allergies, and more!  See “Services” page for details! 


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Suzanne M. Edmunds, MD

Founder, Acupuncture Energetics, PLLC

Suzanne Edmunds, Physician Acupuncturist

In 2019, my life and 25-year career as a Pediatric Critical Care physician were derailed by a health crisis.  Familiar with the debilitating impact of chronic pain stemming from an accident many years before, I suddenly found myself completely incapacitated with constant, crippling pain and a host of new neurologic symptoms.  The simplest chores became daunting challenges; I was barely able to leave my home. For almost two years, my condition declined as doctors grappled with my unusual symptoms.  

Desperate for relief, I broadened my search for answers.  I became open to healing techniques that I might not otherwise have pursued.  I was genuinely surprised to see how well I responded to therapies directed at healing on an energetic level.  In particular, I found acupuncture extremely effective for pain relief, and I became determined to make this therapy accessible to others.

What I learned from this experience is that, as it was put to me, “The body stays tidy by hiding the mess”. The organic failure underlying my symptoms had been brewing for years before the “explosion” that stopped me in my tracks. A more sensitive communion with my body could have prevented the crisis and the damage that followed.

Ultimately, I attribute my recovery to a marriage of biomedicine and energy-based therapies. As I began my formal study of acupuncture, applying what I learned, the pace of healing accelerated. By living in harmony with my condition, rather than striving to “beat it”, I once again have a productive and fulfilling life.

As a physician acupuncturist, my goal is to help you achieve the success I have enjoyed with this powerful healing technique, not as an “alternative”, but as an adjunct to your healthcare regimen.

What Our Patients Say

“In my brief (6 week) experience with Dr. Edmunds, I went from having a painful and unstable left knee and hip to being pain free. Yes, pain free! I must say, also, that my general well-being has improved. I have less fatigue associated with my long-standing IBD. I look forward to working with Suzanne as she establishes her new practice.”


“I have suffered from chronic back pain and sciatic nerve pain for several years. I met Dr. Edmunds and started acupuncture treatment once a week and was amazed at the results. My pain has substantially decreased. And the real positive thing is I have no need for prescription pain medication.”


“After I had rotator cuff surgery and had finished physical therapy, I still had a lot of stiffness and pain in my neck and shoulder. After my first treatment with Dr. Edmunds, I was pleasantly surprised that my muscles had relaxed and the pain was gone. I will certainly continue maintenance visits.”


“I met Dr Edmunds in our Master Reiki course and was impressed by her intuitive nature. She is so thoughtful when considering my health issues. She has helped me with several physical problems, and I have been pleasantly pleased with the results. Suzanne has a great heart to help others.”


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