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Where Traditional Medicine Meets Modern Research.

Our Mission

South Slope Acupuncture & Wellness is an evidence-based integrative medicine clinic offering a wide range of treatments for pain relief, injury rehabilitation, and holistic wellness. 

Our team of experienced practitioners uses Acupuncture, Electro-Acupuncture, Fertility Acupuncture, Sports Medicine Acupuncture, Dry Needling, Red Light Therapy, O3 Rejuvenation Therapy, Frequency Specific Microcurrent, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Cupping, Guasha, Facial Rejuvenation AcupuncturePEMF, Massage therapy, and Rolfing to help you achieve your health goals.


We offer a clean, professional, and welcoming environment where you can feel comfortable and at ease. We accept insurance, HSA, and FSA, making our services accessible and affordable for everyone.

Visit South Slope Acupuncture & Wellness and experience the healing benefits of acupuncture and our other treatment options today.



While acupuncture is amazing at treating any type of pain condition, in the hands of well-trained practitioners it has many broader applications. At South Slope Acupuncture & Wellness we take an evidence-based approach to your treating your condition.

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Dry Needling

Dry needling is a technique used to treat trigger point pain and myofascial pain. Other terms commonly used to describe dry needling, include Acupuncture, trigger point dry needling, and intramuscular manual therapy. At South Slope Acupuncture & Wellness, Dr. Autum Kirgan is only therapist in the Asheville area who has extensive training in both Dry Needling and Sports Medicine Acupuncture®.


Fertility Acupuncture Therapy is a fertility program that has been used for the past decade. At South Slope Acupuncture & Wellness this therapy has a proven record of fertility success, helping couples and individuals from all over Asheville & WNC build their families.

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Frequency Specific Microcurrent is a cutting-edge technique used to treat pain and inflammation using low-level electrical current. This treatment involves delivering specific frequencies of electrical current to targeted areas of the body, helping to relieve pain and promote healing. At South Slope Acupuncture & Wellness, we have successfully treated a range of conditions with Frequency Specific Microcurrent, including low back pain, knee pain, tendonitis, hip pain, neuropathy, fibromyalgia, painful periods, fibroids, and inflammation.

03 Rejuvenation Therapy ™

O3 Rejuvenation Therapy™ is a natural treatment that combines Earth's atmospheric gases with oxygen to produce a powerful healing effect. This treatment has been used by healthcare practitioners for over 150 years and has shown benefits for autoimmune diseases and a range of other health issues. At South Slope Acupuncture & Wellness, we have successfully treated patients in the Asheville community with O3 for conditions such as wound healing, allergies, lung infections, long haulers, common colds, brain fog, and more. 

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Red Light Therapy

Red Light Therapy is scientifically proven to help with inflammation, wound healing, seasonal depression, anxiety, hormone health, sleep, complexion and more. 

Supplements &
Herbal Medicine

We offer professional-grade supplements to get optimal results and benefits. Some of our providers are certified herbalists and can prescribe herbal medicine to help optimize your treatment plans.

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Rolfing® Structural Integration, created by Dr. Ida P. Rolf, revitalizes the body by reorganizing connective tissues (fascia). This technique releases and realigns the body's seamless tissue network, reducing pain and discomfort. It enhances postural efficiency, flexibility, and movement, leaving you feeling more comfortable and energized.

Cranio Sacral Therapy

CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle manual therapy using light pressure of no more than 5 grams. It treats the whole person by affecting the entire craniosacral system through connective tissue relationships.

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Reiki, rooted in an ancient Tibetan healing art rediscovered by Dr. Mikao Usui in the late 1800s, channels universal energy to restore balance and unblock areas of the body. This spiritual healing method can reduce stress and pain, release emotional blocks, and promote relaxation.

Massage Therapy

Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapists (LMBTs) are board-certified professionals with advanced training in anatomy and physiology, making them highly effective in therapeutic treatments. At South Slope, LMBTs use techniques such as Swedish massage, myofascial release, and neuromuscular therapy to relieve pain, reduce stress, and enhance wellness. They address conditions like headaches, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, anxiety, back pain, and post-accident injuries.

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Pulse PEMF

PEMF (pulsed electromagnetic fields) is a holistic supplement that boosts your body's natural energy at the cellular level, aiding muscle fatigue and enhancing recovery. It helps optimize and stimulate cells, supporting the body's self-healing and self-regulating abilities. Pulse PEMF is a safe, foundational addition to any wellness regimen, improving energy, performance, and recovery.

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture

Facial rejuvenation is a cosmetic acupuncture treatment that relaxes and lifts facial muscles for a youthful appearance. It boosts collagen and elastin, reducing sagging and smoothing skin. Sessions include targeting facial and body points related to aging, and conclude with facial cupping and gua sha.

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Nambudripad's Allergy Elimination Techniques

NAET is a non-invasive, drug-free treatment combining Western and East Asian medicine techniques. It uses kinesiology (muscle testing) to identify allergies, followed by acupressure and acupuncture while the patient is exposed to the allergen. This process aims to retrain the brain to recognize previously harmful substances as harmless, promoting balance and improved health.

South Slope Acupuncture & Wellness
Specializes In

Chronic Complex Pain Conditions

Low back pain and sciatica • Neck pain • Headaches and Migraines • Fibromyalgia • Arthritis • Shoulder Pain • Elbow Pain • Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis • Acute and Chronic Injuries
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