Olga V. Ways, DOM, AP practices Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Lakewood Ranch-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida

Now also offering highly effective Deep Tissue Laser Therapy  – scientifically proven to safely and naturally reduce pain and inflammation. Do you suffer from shoulder pain, back pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis and look for a drug-free pain relieve?

Call to schedule your treatment today! (941) 773-1899

Main specialties are cosmetic acupuncture and wellness, infertility treatment and IUI/IVF support, digestive disorders and acid reflux, sports injuries and chronic pain management, fibromyalgia, Bell’s palsy, neuropathy, stress and anxiety reduction, emotional disorders, smoking cessation, chronic fatigue, insomnia, seasonal cold/flu and allergies.

Main modalities are traditional acupuncture, japanese acupuncture, herbal medicine, homeopathy, APIT (acupuncture point injection therapy).

Major insurances are accepted upon confirmation of the coverage.


Acupuncture has been cited by the World Health Organization to treat 43 conditions including:

Addiction-alcohol, drug, smoking Facial palsy/tics
Bell’s Palsy
Anxiety Fatigue Reproductive problems
Arthritis Fertility Rhinitis
Asthma Fibromyalgia Sciatica
Bronchitis Gingivitis Seasonal Affective Disorder
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Headache (SAD)
Chronic Fatigue Hiccups Shoulder pain
Colitis Incontinence Sinusitis
Common Cold Indigestion Sleep problems
Constipation IBS Sore throat
Dental Pain Low back pain Stress
Depression Menopause Tennis Elbow
Diarrhea Menstrual problems Tonsillitis
Digestive trouble Migraine Trigeminal Neuralgia
Dizziness Morning Sickness Urinary tract infection
Dysentery Nausea Vomiting
Emotional problems Pain Wrist pain
Eye problems PMS

National Institute of Health Conference (NIH) found Acupuncture

* Effective for adult post-operative and chemotherapy nausea and vomiting; a reasonable option for post-operative myofascial and low back pain; should be a part of a comprehensive program for asthma, addiction and smoking cessation.
* Has substantially lower incidence of adverse effects than many drugs or accepted medical procedures used for the same conditions.
* The data in support of acupuncture are as strong as for many accepted Western medical therapies.

Clinical Research (NIH) demonstrates that Acupuncture

* Stimulates bone regrowth
* Regulates blood pressure
* Increases red and white blood cell count

Stimulates production of pain modulating endorphins and enkephalins;

The Body Electric by Robert Becker, MD;
The Vital Meridian by Alan Bensoussian