Acupuncture&Alternative Healthcare in Vernon, CT

Gary Hartell, D.C., F.I.A.C.A.


Pain Doctor in Vernon uses acupuncture, chiropractic, herbs, nutrition,homeopathy and a miriad of advanced natural therapies to get patients back to enjoying the life they deserve.

Vernon Acupuncture does not just treat musculoskeletal pain. We provide solutions for allergies,weight loss, chronic fatigue, digestive problems and a host of chronic degenerative health concerns that are are not being addressed by mainstream medicine.  We look forward to treating difficult and unusal cases.

Visit our Vernon alternative health office.

We specialize in pain management,weight loss, acupuncture & alternative healthcare.

Call our Vernon pain doctor today at

860-872-1312.

We offer many pain relief services such as:

  • Pain management
  • Acupuncture
  • Weight loss
  • Nutritional Therapies
  • Allergy treatment
  • Chiropractic

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