Experienced hands provide a treatment experience that patients find relaxing and pleasant.
Trained in China
"Acupuncture has substantially lower incidence of adverse side effects than that of many drugs or other accepted medical procedures used for the same conditions” National Institutes of Health, 1997
National Board Certified
Over the past decades acupuncture has earned a place of respect in the American medical system. Meticulous research and studied utilization of acupuncture has demonstrated its efficacy and ability to enhance our health care system
Established in 1979
Acupuncture has become an accepted part of our system of health care. Research clearly demonstrates its value and its amazing diversity as a treatment modality.
What is a typical treatment like?
During a typical treatment you will experience minute disposable needles being gently inserted into the skin at specific sites on the body. Because...
As you review my professional summary, I hope my commitment to my patients and the profession of acupuncture will be evident.
Over the years I have continued my studies to bring the most current professional developments into my practice. In addition, I remain very active in the leadership, education and research of this profession to help it find its place as a part of our healthcare system.
I strive to provide the best acupuncture care possible and look forward to trying my best to help you.
Founded in 1979 by William Skelton, The Acupuncture Clinic has been instrumental in bringing acupuncture into the South Carolina and Georgia health care system by providing services in hospitals, health institutions and private practice. We provide services to a wide berth of areas such as Lexington, Camden, Irmo, Sumter, Orangeburg, Blythewood,and Augusta.
We understand why most of our patients seek help from The Acupuncture Clinic. They are either using acupuncture therapy to enhance the health care they are receiving or they come to us because standard therapies, medications, and treatments have been ineffective.
We know it can be difficult deciding on an acupuncture practice that you can trust to provide the best of care. We asked our patients to list the five most important reasons they would share with a person considering The Acupuncture Clinic.
I came to the Acupuncture Clinic after exhausting all other methods of medications and physical therapy for a closed head injury and dislocated jaw. After major surgery on my TMJ joint and jaw, I... S.P. - Augusta, G.A.
I did not think it was possible to feel this good again. I was told over and over again that I would just have to learn to live with my pain. My doctors are amazed and have been sending others to you... L.S. - Columbia, S.C.
This did not hurt a bit. As a matter of fact it felt great, soothing and relaxing. I slept during the treatment and really feel much better, with less pain and easier movement. I was skeptical and... Ray C. - Lexington, S.C.
The Acupuncture Clinic was recommended to help reduce chronic pain and muscle spasms and to try and reduce the amount of pain medications I was taking. I still have good days and bad days, but I know... A.J. - Columbia, S.C.
I have had acupuncture before by others but no one else has provided relief in such a short time. Your style is much more gentle and you just seem to know where to treat me.
P.M. - Columbia, S.C.
Everyone is so kind and caring from the doctor to the receptionist. Dr. Skelton is open to trying what is best for the patient. He listens and lets the patient be proactive in their care. He has... J.B. - Columbia, S.C.
I have been a patient of Dr. Skelton for almost 15 years. I have had neck and shoulder pain for years. Acupuncture controls this pain. Fifteen years ago I was told that surgery was the only... E.E. - Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Approximately 12 years ago, my family physician suggested that I visit Dr. Bill Skelton to see if he could relieve my headaches and treat allergy and sinus problems. Dr. Skelton's treatments were... A.M. - Chapin, S.C.
I have suffered with chronic migraine headaches for years. I have tried everything and nothing seemed to help. Acupuncture has decreased the number and severity of my headaches
L.F. - Jonesville, S.C.
This was fantastic! Thank you. Your showed me how to get well. You were honest with me and encouraged me to engage in the process of finding my health again. Thanks, thanks, thanks.
G.T. - Spartanburg, S.C.
I have had chronic neck and back pain for 20 years. Treatment has consisted of various options including chiropractic care, orthopedic care and physical therapy. I have used pain medications as well... S.D. - Columbia, S.C.
This is my second experience with acupuncture and it appears to be working well for tendonitis in my elbow thanks to you. I am very excited to be pain free and have a life again.
J.D. - Lugoff, S.C.