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Closing Clinic End of December 2022

Closing Clinic End of December 2022 After 8 years of serving Anoka with Acupuncture (4 years as Aleesha D Acupuncture), it is with a heavy heart (and an open mind), that I step away and move onto the next adventure.  As of December 19, 2022 I, Aleesha Kaplan, L.Ac. am closing my acupuncture practice and […]


Foods with Vitamin D…

Foods with Vitamin D… Vitamin D is called the sunshine vitamin because absorption in the body improves with exposure to the sun. Most of us who live up north (and more and more in the south now, too) are deficient in vitamin D. Best Vitamin D food Sources: Egg yolks Fatty fish Liver Grass-fed butter […]

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Facial Acupuncture for Wrinkles (in a Nutshell)…

Facial Acupuncture for Wrinkles (in a Nutshell)… How Acupuncture Treats Wrinkles -Wrinkles form when collagen becomes weakened in the skin’s dermis layer and eventually folds over on itself (like a piece of paper folded too many times makes a sharp crease).   -Many tiny Acupuncture needles are inserted into the face. These create minor micro […]


How BIG are the Acupuncture Needles?…

Q: How BIG are Acupuncture Needles? Often times I get asked by new patients and people in general, “How BIG Are those (Acupuncture) Needles?”   A: Smaller than You May Think! Acupuncture needles are 1/10th the gauge (thickness) of a hypodermic needle used to administer a vaccine. So, 10 acupuncture needles can fit inside of […]

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Fall Allergies? Better Call Your Acupuncturist…

Do you suffer with Seasonal Allergies? Does your asthma or allergies get worse during the Spring or Fall? Better call Your Acupuncturist… —-Yes, Acupuncture can help!   How Many Acupuncture Sessions? Many of my patients either come in for 1-4 acupuncture treatments with allergies fully resolved, others come in seasonally.   At Aleesha D Acupuncture […]

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What Are People Saying About Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture?

What Are People Saying About Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture? Patients report to me that their friends and relatives remark on how happy and healthy they look. Then their friends ask them what they are doing differently. They ask if they have changed their diet or started an exercise routine.   What Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture is… Cosmetic […]

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How Many Acupuncture Treatments Will I Need?

How Many Acupuncture Treatments Will You Need? This question of how many acupuncture treatments comes up all the time.  The answer has to do with many factors AND… In general, 6-10 treatments will help significantly.  Whether you seek acupuncture for chronic pain issues, digestion issues or women’s health issues like fertility,  Acupuncture will generally improve […]