Jacksonville Oriental Medicine Center (JOMC) is a Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic in which Acupuncture, Cupping, Tuina, and Chinese herbs are a daily routine.

Owned and managed by Vivian Manduca-Marquez, L.Ac., OMD (Florida), JOMC opened its doors on November of 2006, tending to the needs of the residents of the city of Jacksonville, Camp LeJeune, and its proximities, making it easier for them to get a comprehensive system of preventative health care and maintenance. In a very short time, JOMC has grown to be a very reliable clinic and a pillar of this community. It is the only center of its kind in the area.

At JOMC, we focus on establishing a long time relationship with our patients, and strive to return them to health. We look at each person who comes into our office as a unique individual and take the time to learn about his/her life style, motivators, temperament and personality and how these various aspects affect their health and well-being.

Our website has a lot of information, but should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at  910-989-0002.

 

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5 Acupoints to Help You Navigate Your Stress This Winter

There are several acupressure points that are known to treat stress and stress related symptoms. It’s important to understand that acupressure is not the only form of treatment and having a balanced diet, exercise regime and lifestyle will also decrease the chances of stress being a factor in your life.

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Stay Healthy This Winter with a Balanced Qi

Winter’s element is water and is associated with the kidneys, which in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is considered the source of all qi and energy within the body. Winter is also associated with the bladder and adrenal glands.

Focusing on inner reflection, rest, energy conservation and storage during the winter months is when it’s most important as

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Winter Acupuncture: Governing Vessel 14

Governing Vessel 14 is called The Great Hammer. This point is located below C 7 on the spine. C 7, the seventh cervical vertebrae is the one which is the most prominent. Traditionally the vertebrae were referred to as hammers because of their resemblance to the tool. This point is great because it is the intersecting point for

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