- Alive and Well Acupuncture255 George Bush Blvd. #B
Delray Beach, FL 33444561-272-7816
- We accept most insurances
Come join us for a fun/educational evening. I will be there to perform treatments and answer any Acupuncture/Acupressure and Traditional Chinese Medicine questions you may have. I have helped many patients with complicated medical issues. Some were also struggling with Western Medicine and other types of healing. Not only was... Read more »
Happy Patient!! Jenniffer was last modified: January 6th, 2012 by edward
“I started treatment with Dr. Scarlett just after Thanksgiving by the suggestion of my lovely wife Jennifer. Her health had improved dramatically in such a short time as a patient of Dr. Edward. I was experiencing many digestive issues related to IBS, pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. I had different... Read more »
“Great improvement. I am very pleased” Bill K.
Testimonial was last modified: September 23rd, 2011 by admin
“I feel much better. My body is much more relaxed and less tight, so I am no longer in pain. I feel terrific. Dr. Scarlett is awesome and I enthusiastically recommend him. He is gifted in knowing exactly which trigger points are in need of treatment.” Sherrie B.
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