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Acupuncture in Charleston, SC

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I am so honored to have once again been chosen as Charleston’s Choice Best Acupuncturist in 2023. 7 years in a row! Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your votes! I’m so grateful to have your continued support. I feel so blessed to  serve this community, and I look forward to continuing to provide care for you and your family!
Sincerely, Dr. Julie

Dr. Julie Allison, DAOM, L.Ac, Dipl. OM

As a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) in Charleston, Dr. Julie is uniquely qualified to help you with your health concerns. Her specialties include Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Pain and Sports Injury, Women’s Health (fertility, pregnancy, PMS, menopause) , Digestive Issues (IBS, Crohn’s, GERD etc), and Stress reduction.

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Herbal Medicine

Fertility Acupuncture

Motor Point Functional Acupuncture

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Trigger Point Dry Needling

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Integrative Functional Medicine

It is my intention to be of service to my patients and to meet them wherever they are on their healing path without judgment and with utmost compassion.

I offer support along your journey with acupuncture, herbal medicine, functional medicine, and other forms of treatment that are just right for you.

I will do my best to provide you with integrative healthcare that utilizes ancient wisdom along with modern strategies to bring your body, mind and spirit back into balance so that you can live your best, most vital life.

I look forward to meeting you on your journey to better health and vitality.


“When looking for an acupuncturist, Julie stood out as the only Doctor of Acupuncture in our area. She also stood out for being educated and experienced in both western and Traditional Chinese medicine. She used this diverse background during the initial assessment and ongoing treatment. Julie is passionate about health and wellbeing. She is also highly skilled at what she does. While I’ve had friends bemoan the pain of dry needling, I was able to enjoy the benefits without discomfort

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“I would recommend Dr Julie to anyone. She is wonderful, compassionate and knowledgeable. I suffer from migraines and I could tell very early in my treatment the migraines were less painful. The frequency has gotten better as well. I was taking medication for migraine prevention that had unpleasant side effects. I am so thankful I tried acupuncture, and I am so blessed to have found Dr. Julie. She is a large part of my journey to better health and a

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“I cannot say enough regarding how pleased I am with Julie and her work. I have received acupuncture from many practitioners throughout my life and Julie is one of my favorites by far. Her professionalism and skill are impressive and her compassion and knowledge exceed expectation. I highly recommend Julie Allison and refer to her often.” A.T.

“I found Dr. Julie because she’d been nominated as Charleston’s “Best Acupuncturist” in 2017 (for the second year in a row) and she’s certainly very talented. What struck me initially is that she *listens* and is compassionate about your ailments (something that is sadly so rare in the Western Medical system anymore). Autoimmune disease is often dismissed by doctors; I thought Chinese Medicine would offer hope after having tried everything else. I was not disappointed. Dr. Julie made it clear

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“This was a great experience with great results. Dr. Allison is truly a knowledgeable and professional Acupuncturist. Her clinic is clean and comfortable with private rooms for patient care. I would highly recommend Dr. Allison to anyone looking for pain relief through acupuncture.” Adam

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Pivotal Point Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine
4 Carriage Ln
Suite 204
Charleston, SC 29407
10am - 6pm
*By appointment only

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