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Like an intricate machine, our bodies are meant to work best when maintained and well adjusted. A glitch in the smallest gear can cause the entire unit to malfunction. So is the view of Chinese Medicine. The goal is not to solely focus on the symptom, but to examine the entire machine to see what needs to be adjusted for optimum performance. Balance is the key.


Here at The Acupuncture Works you will experience how the ancient techniques of acupuncture and herbal medicine can move your body and mind toward the goal of optimal function. No matter if you are seeking help with a recent ailment or a chronic condition, this patient centered care is offered in a peaceful and supportive atmosphere.


The Acupuncture Works is an acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine clinic located in Franklin, MA. and convenient to the entire Metro West area. The clinic is owned and operated by Steve Mirando, LicAc., MAOM, Dipl of OM.  Specializing in a wide variety of ailments, the clinic uses Traditional Chinese Medicine methods combined with modern techniques to create the best treatment plan for each individual.  These treatments are offered within a peaceful and supportive environment in a private treatment room setting.

About Steve Mirando

Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, Lic. Ac., MAOM

Steve has been practicing acupuncture and herbal medicine in Franklin for several years. He completed his formal education and received his Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from The New England School of Acupuncture (NESA), the nation’s oldest school of acupuncture. His training includes Chinese acupuncture styles and related adjunctive techniques as well as the theory and application of Chinese herbal medicine. Steve completed his internship at the NESA clinic where interns perform 27,000 treatments annually. He has provided acupuncture services to patients at Boston Medical Center (one of Boston’s busiest medical facilities) as part of the Integrated Medicine Team within the Family Medicine Department. He is proud to have been involved in the early stages of this groundbreaking effort to integrate Eastern medical practices into a modern Western medical setting. Additionally he has conducted herbal consultations at Pathways to Wellness in Bostonʼs South End.


As a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, Steve is Board Certified by the National Certification Center for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Medicineʼs Committee on Acupuncture. He also holds a nationally recognized certification in auricular (ear) acupuncture from The Auriculotherapy Certification Institute (ACI).

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