Cecilia Erazo-Fritz, A.P.

“There Is No Substitute For Quality”…

Cecilia Erazo-Fritz is a Florida licensed Acupuncture Physician. She is a Primary Care Provider whose specialty is the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease using natural health care. Offering a general practice for both chronic and acute diseases, she treats individuals of all ages and health status.

Her scope of practice includes Acupuncture and other Chinese medical techniques which are based on restoring the patient’s innate ability to stay healthy, return and restore to balance in body, mind and emotions. When the physical, mental and/or emotional bodies functions becomes disturbed, the role of the trained Acupuncture Physician is to be a healing partner and advocate to use Chinese Medicine and Natural Medicine to find and correct imbalances which then allows for a natural return to health and well-being effectively and enjoyably.

“Natural Forces within us… are the True Healers of Disease”
Hippocrates 
 “Balance in All Things…
And in Balance…All Things Become Possible”
 Oriental Wisdom and Mind-Body Medicine Axiom


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Traditional Chinese Medicine – Overview by Cecilia Erazo-Fritz, A.P.

Traditional Chinese Medicine has 4 main branches:

  • Acupuncture
  • Herbal Formulas/Nutritional Therapies
  • Massage
  • Medical Qi-gong

Acupuncture

Acupuncture consists of the insertion of fine, hair-thin needles along the body’s energetic pathways, or meridians. These meridians cover the body somewhat like the nerves and blood vessels. These needles are much thinner than vaccination needles, and are not hollow. Acupuncture points have been mapped by the Chinese over a period of two thousand years, and there are more than a thousand known acupoints. Western research has confirmed the existence of these points as areas of the body containing high electromagnetic flow. Disease is the result of a blockage of energy flow, or an imbalance of energy flow. Acupuncture adjusts the flow of energy, known as “qi” (chee), leading it to areas where it is insufficient and draining it from areas where it is stuck or overabundant with results being improved balance and healing. Through balance, all things become possible.

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Eating Right for Your Body Type

Five Elements

Traditional Chinese Medicine, a medical system that has been around for nearly 3,000 years, views the body differently than modern medicine. When the body is broken down to its core, its tiniest molecules can be classified as energy. This means every element of the universe resides within the human body, to some degree. And every organ has its own properties and energies that must remain balanced for the body to function properly. The energies within the body must be a perfect synergy of elements. This allows for homeostatic balance, biochemical balance, longevity and harmony between the body and mind. continue reading »

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Positive Side Effects of Acupuncture

During an initial session of acupuncture, most practitioners began with an extensive health intake that goes over all of the systems in the body. We use this to determine certain patterns of imbalance, allowing us to treat the root cause of issues. This is one way we differ from Western medicine. continue reading »

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Building Protective Qi with TCM

Everybody gets sick at some point in their life. For some, it’s just a quick weekend thing. For others, it can last for several days and even weeks. Why do some people always get sick whenever there is a bug going around and others don’t? It all comes down to immunity. People who have a stronger immune system, tend to be sick less often. Those with compromised or weak immune systems, seem to get sick at the drop of a hat. There are many things that can be done to strengthen the immune system though. And Traditional Chinese Medicine is probably one of the best and least invasive ways to boost the immune system, not just during the winter months, but all year long. continue reading »

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Five Ways to Increase White Blood Cell Count with TCM

Leukopenia is a term used when there are less than adequate white blood cells in the bloodstream. This condition may make those suffering from it susceptible to infections. Leukopenia is often seen in diseases such as AIDS, cancer and lupus, as well as in common occurrences like the flu or a cold. Leukopenia can also be medically induced, as is often the case for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation. While there are several prescription medications available to battle this condition, most of them also have multiple adverse side effects. But there are alternative natural methods that can increase white blood cell count without the side effects. One of these is Traditional Chinese Medicine. continue reading »

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Acupuncture and Alcohol Detoxification

Alcoholism affects nearly 16 million adults in the United States, yet only approximately 1.5 million Americans actually seek and get help to deal with their addiction. According to the National Center for Statistics and Analysis, nearly 88,000 people die from alcohol-related deaths every year, which makes alcohol the fourth leading preventable cause of death in the United States. After all the research that has been done on alcohol, people in the United States are still dying from something completely legal. And ultimately, we are paying for it, not just with our lives, but also with our tax dollars. continue reading »

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