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 about Chinese herbs?
Herbs are an essential part of Chinese medicine. Often, herbal formulas are recommended to facilitate the results of treatment.
We use the safest and...
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 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.
My Spinal Osteoarthritis has been helped considerably since acupuncture treatments. My hip pain has gone from 12½ to ½ on a 1 to 10 scale. Someday I will be completely pain free. I should have... D.S. - Columbia, S.C.
After trying every conventional therapy suggested to help my balance and pain problems and getting no relief, I decided to try acupuncture. It has helped with both problems and others I have used it... J.M. - Columbia, S.C.
The Acupuncture Clinic should be on everyone's health list. It reduces and eliminates pain. It is a relaxing experience. The staff is great.
C.O. - Lexington, S.C.
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.
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.
When I experienced back pain from muscle spasms, I tried lots of treatments including traditional medicine, chiropractic, massage and deep-tissue realignment. Finally someone suggested acupuncture,... C.B. - Columbia, S.C.
How did you do that? I hardly felt a thing during the treatment and now I hardly feel my pain. This is only the third treatment and it is better than it has been in four years.
L.S.C. - Camden, S.C.
I have suffered from migraines for years and even though acupuncture hasn't cured me of them, the frequency and severity of the attacks have diminished significantly.
T.P. - 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.
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.
I cannot speak too highly of Bill Skelton's medical professionalism and innovative medical practice. Modern acupuncture as it is practiced by Dr. Skelton has the highest standards of diagnosis,... T.B. - Columbia, S.C.