Wind in the Willows Acupuncture &
Traditional Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture in Pittsburgh, PA (West End Village)

Michelle Wheeler, L.Ac
Board Certified Licensed Acupuncturist


“Illnesses may be identical but the persons suffering from them are different.  Physicians therefore must carefully take into account the differences among people…”  – Hsu Ta-Ch’uan (1757)


Welcome to Wind in the Willows Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine, your best choice for acupuncture in the West End Village neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  As a Board Certified Licensed Acupuncturist I practice acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Acupuncture is the method of placing very fine sterile needles into specific points on the body.  It is a safe, painless, and very effective way to resolve a wide variety of health concerns.  In addition to acupuncture TCM includes several modalities, such as cupping, Gua Sha, Tui Na (Medical Massage), moxibustion, and diet and lifestyle recommendations.  As a Board Certified Licensed Acupuncturist I use a combination of these modalities to create a  treatment plan tailored to the specific needs of each patient.

Wind in the Willows Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine  was formed in 2013 and the name came out of my love for willow trees and all their majesty.  They are symbolic of rebirth, healing, and transformation.  All of these things are possible with acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Feel  free to contact me for a free  consultation to discuss your health concerns and see if acupuncture can help you to reach your health goals.  I look forward to working with you to reach your best state of health and wellbeing.


“The doctor of the future will give no medicines, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause of disease. ”  – Thomas Edison

Wind in the Willows Acupuncture is moving to the West End Village!

March 1st has been a momentous date for the past 4 years for Wind in the Willows Acupuncture, with 2016 being the biggest yet.  March 1st we will be opening at our new location at 42 Wabash St in the West End Village of Pittsburgh.  Wind in the Willows will be debuting its new Yoga Studio, which will be a wonderful compliment

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Can Acupuncture Help Treat Depression?

Depression is a serious medical illness that can lower a person’s quality of life while contributing to the onset of symptoms such as headache, insomnia, fatigue, and malnutrition. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 1 in 10 adults in the U.S. say they are depressed. Depression a growing problem that’s often masked with

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New Study Reveals Acupuncture Benefits For Women In Menopause

Natural menopause – the absence of menstruation for longer than 12 months – often comes with a wide range of unpleasant symptoms, such as insomnia, anxiety, irritability, night sweats, and of course hot flashes. However, a recent study found acupuncture to reduce or even eliminate some of these systems, improving quality life and reducing stress/anxiety in women going through menopause.

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