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find vitality, connectivity and resonance

"The Tao is called the Great Mother, empty yet inexhaustible it gives birth to infinite worlds, it is always present within you"

 Welcome to the practice

Tara Bianca Rado, MSOM, LAc, brings 29 years of experience working in holistic health to Durham Integrative Health and Acupuncture Center.  


Our mission is to offer effective, comprehensive, integrative and holistic care for Triangle area patients seeking either primary care or specialized holistic treatment for a range of health conditions. We operate as a 501c3 non -profit organization and offer a sliding scale, to apply, contact us here

As a Licensed Acupuncturist, herbalist and practitioner of Chinese medicine,  Tara utilizes acupuncture, cupping, orthopedic bodywork, botanical medicine, nutrition and lifestyle counseling in order to resolve common and chronic health problems. Together, we will get you out of pain and discomfort and restore vitality, ease, connectivity and strength in your body. This relief will translate to more capacity to enjoy the rest of your life.


We believe that finding balance and well being, through healing, makes a good ground for our experience as humans.


Many times potential patients ask, "can Chinese medicine or acupuncture help my condition?" Truthfully, we seem to specialize in working with conditions that aren't well treated in conventional medicine. If you don't see your condition listed below, feel free to contact us for a complementary consult.


This practice focuses on several specialized areas; holistic mental health, fertility, pregnancy and postpartum care, which includes general women's and lgbtq health and pain and orthopedic issues.




Come see us if you are experiencing:



*stress, anxiety, depression, emotional pain 


*insomnia and sleep disturbances

*chronic and acute pain and orthopedic issues

* headaches and migraines: tension, dietary or hormonally based


*boosting fertility, dealing with infertility, cycle regulation and support around IUI, IVF and assisted reproduction


*pregnancy related issues 

*pms, painful periods and pmdd 

* avoiding breech, vbac support, labor prep and stimulation as well as a treatment to assist in turning breech babies.



    If you are wanting a partner in health, we make space to really listen to your needs and craft the best treatment plan to bring you relief and balance. We like to see patients thriving and have the tools and flexibility needed for your unique situation. In our initial treatment we discuss realistically what to expect from acupuncture and the other modalities used, to get you on the road to long term solutions.


"When you touch one thing with deep awareness, you touch everything."

Thich Nhat Hanh

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