John S. Varner, Licensed Acupuncturist


Amherst and Springfield, MA

A Common Practice in Amherst is the home office of John S. Varner, licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist, is where you can receive personalized acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in a tranquil residential environment.  

If you prefer or require a more clinical setting, I also practice at Baystate Hospital Pain Management Center in Springfield, MA

At either location, you will receive private, individualized care based in a tradition over 4000 years old and updated with the latest in research and techniques in orthopedic and sports medicine acupuncture. 

Since 1985, I have helped patients with a variety of health issues including:                       

• Back and Neck Pain (muscle spasm, disc bulges and herniations, failed fusions, etc.)
Sports Performance and Injuries 
Accident and Work-Related Injuries
• Muscle Aches, Sprains and Strains
• Pain Management
• Arthritis
• Post-Surgical Care and Rehabilitation
• Allergies
• Asthma
• Support during Cancer treatment (pain, nausea, stress)
• Emotional Wellbeing, Including Stress, Depression & Anxiety
• Neurological Problems
• Stomach and Bowel Problems
• Genito-urinary, Reproductive and
Fertility Problems
• Headaches / Migraines