> Home > About us > Savannah Acupuncture Wellness

Savannah Acupuncture Wellness

Savannah Acupuncture Wellness has been established since 1992 in south-side Savannah, GA. SAW provides quality care based on acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.

Dr. Jiahua Tao, founder and chief practitioner at SAW, a licensed acupuncturist in Georgia, received his MD degree from The Shanghai First Medical University, China in 1962. He was a neurosurgeon and acupuncturist in China. He immigrated US in1992, then got Diplomate in Acupuncture of National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). He is the first acupuncturist in Savannah area and the first practitioners of Oriental Medicine to receive licensure as acupuncturist by the composite state board of medical examiners of Georgia.

With over 40 years practicing Western and Eastern healing arts, Dr. Tao has great knowledge in combining Traditional Chinese Medicine and West Medicine to treat a wide range of medical problems, that The World Health Organization has identified the benefits from acupuncture, including:

Neurological and muscular disorders:
  • Headache and migraine
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Low back pain and sciatica
  • Arthritis
  • Tennis or golf elbow
  • Insomnia, depression, anxiety
  • Urinary, menstrual and reproductive disorders:
  • Painful menstruation
  • PMS (premenstrual syndrome)
  • Morning sick
  • Respiratory disorders: Digestive disorders:
  • Sinusitis
  • Asthma
  • Irritable bowel diseases
  • more...