Diana Fernandes Lic. Ac., M.A.O.M.
Board of Registration in Medicine
Diana is licensed by the Board of Registration in Medicine in the state of Massachusetts in 2007.
License number: 233902
Traditional Chinese Medical practice
Diana currently practices Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Marlborough Wellness Center in Marlborough. Diana dedicates her practice and life to those in need of medical attention. She works diligently to provide the highest level of care by incorporating the strengths of Traditional Chinese Medicine with modern western medical findings.
Veteranís Outreach Center
Diana volunteers at the Veteranís Outreach Center in Marlborough providing free acupuncture to Veteranís suffering from PTSD and other post war conditions from musculoskeletal pain to insomnia and stress. Veteranís Outreach Center is located at 255 Main Street, Suite 213 Marlborough, MA 01752
Elder Community Collaborative
The Elder Community Collaborative (ECC), which meets at Marlborough Hospital, focuses on projects that address the needs of the senior population. The ECC developed the File of Life which helps first responders access pertinent medical information needed to admit seniors in a crisis situation. The ECC also developed the Caregivers Resource Guide, which helps seniors and caregivers understand extensive terminology and acronyms used in geriatric care. The ECC continually looks for needs of the senior population that need to be met.
Grafton Community Harvest Project
Diana has volunteered with the Grafton Community Harvest Project a non-profit volunteer farming organization at the Brigham Hill Community Farm in North Grafton where all the vegetables grown are donated to hunger relief organizations in in Central Massachesetts.
Diana has volunteered as a dance instructor with children in the inner cities of New Bedford, Fall River and Worcester. Through dance and creative expression, Diana has had the opportunity to positively influence the youth and encourage them to pursue their dreams of a greater life through hard work and dedication.
Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC)
As a member of the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce, Diana is able to develop relationships with local business owners and be proactive in the business community of Marlborough.
Golden Triangle BNI
Diana is currently a member of and past treasurer of Golden Triangle Chapter of BNI where she has developed relationships with local business owners.
Resources for Seniors
As a previous member and treasurer of the Resources for Seniors, Diana was able to work with the senior population by providing medical services which improve their health while concurrently addressing other life matters with the professionals of Resources for Seniors who addressed all aspects of aging.
National Association of Professional Women
Diana was also a member of the National Association of Professional Women an exclusive network of professional women. The NAPW supports and endorses a diverse syndicate of charities and nonprofit organizations focused on womenís issues and child wellness including St Jude ChildrenĎs Research Center, The Ronald McDonald House, Make a Wish Foundation, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the National Partnership for Women and Families, Inc.
Diana and The Marlborough Wellness Center donate to Marlborough Community Services in an effort to reduce hunger in our local community and bring good will to those in need. Diana also donates to Project Bread and March Of Dimes.
Dianaís love for people, health and vitality initiated a deep interest in the study of medicine in general and specifically Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her caring nature extends to her patients, the community and the world through actions taken within her practice and life. Diana provides an opportunity for those in medical need to benefit from the growing field of Traditional Chinese Medicine through the use of Acupuncture, laser acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Chinese massage and nutrition.
Education and clinical internships
Diana Fernandes Lic. Ac., M.A.O.M. received her Master's in Oriental Medicine, studying acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, from the New England School of Acupuncture in Newton, MA. The New England School of Acupuncture is the oldest school of Oriental medicine in the country and is reputable for its dynamic academic curriculum. This clinically based school provided the opportunity to practice Traditional Chinese Medicine at Boston Medical Center, Shattuck Hospital, various community health centers throughout Boston and its own Traditional Chinese medical center. Diana received her Bachelor's at the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth where she was able to initiate her studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Since 2005, The Marlborough Wellness Center (MWC) has been providing therapies to improve your health and well-being through Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), massage and bodywork therapies.
Practitioners of this group practice include: Diana Fernandes Lic, Ac., M.A.O.M.,
Julie Dalbec Lic, Ac., M.A.O.M., OTL, Judy Shields LMT, RN, Hilary Athame LMT and
Doreen Carlisle LMT.
This facility offers a relaxing setting most conducive to getting well.
MWC is conveniently located in downtown Marlborough.
Massage therapy offered at MWC works with soft tissue of the body. Benefits of massage therapy include relaxing the body and calming the nervous system, loosening tight muscles, recovery from injuries, increasing range of motion and flexibility and strengthening the immune system. Types of massage at the MWC include Swedish, deep tissue, therapeutic, trigger point therapy and prenatal.
MWC also offers bodywork therapies including polarity therapy, a system that employs reflexology, energetic touch and clearing techniques to deeply relax and rejuvenate each client. Other bodywork includes reiki and reflexology.
Location: 277 Main St. Suite #208, Marlborough, MA 01752
Appointments are available:
Initial Evaluation including treatment: $90 Follow-up treatment: $75
Insurance coverage: You are encouraged to consult your health insurance plan to determine coverage.
Full coverage with certain plans: United, Harvard Pilgrim, Aetna, Fallon, Cigna, Veterans Administration, BMC Healthnet, Neighborhood Health, Commonwealth Care Alliance 20% discount: Fallon, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA, Tufts, Harvard Pilgrim, Aetna
© Fernandes Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine 2012