Optimum health requires an integration of attitude, diet and exercise, emotional and physical outlets. As an acupuncturist and herbalist, Dr. Rita Stanford assists her patients in identifying and improving those aspects of their health. Of primary importance is her focus on the individual needs of the patient. The intent of the practitioner and that of the patient is an important aspect of the healing process. Patient and practitioner work together to achieve optimum health. Traditional Chinese Medicine through acupuncture, Moxabustion and herbal medicine has gained a respected place in the field of complementary medicine. The combination of Traditional Chinese Medicine and allergy elimination makes Dr. Stanford’s treatments more complete in resolving health problems for her patients.