Get to know Acupuncturist and Herbalist Glenn Werry, Jr, who serves patients in East Peoria, Illinois.


(WorldFrontNews Editorial):- New York City, New York Nov 22, 2023 ( – Glenn, a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, specializes in offering support for the healing of issues stemming from chronic pain and PTSD. Together with his wife, Genevieve Salazar Werry, LAc, they co-founded Laughing Tao Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine in East Peoria, Illinois.

Laughing Tao Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine stands as a dedicated healing center providing acupuncture services in Central Illinois. The core mission of this establishment is to deliver care that empowers individuals to navigate their own distinctive journey toward health and healing.

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Distinguishing itself as a nonprofit care center, Laughing Tao Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine actively engages in partnerships with local organizations. This collaborative effort aims to make acupuncture accessible free of charge to underserved populations in Central Illinois and offers a sliding fee scale for individuals facing financial challenges.

In his academic pursuits, Glenn holds an Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies from Central Texas College, a Doctor of Acupuncture Degree from the Indian Board of Alternative Medicine, as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition and a Master of Science Degree in Oriental Medicine from Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-Chicago.

Demonstrating his commitment to professional standards, Glenn holds board certification through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). The NCCAOM is a non-profit organization in the United States that aims to “establish, assess, and promote recognized standards of competence and safety in acupuncture and Oriental medicine for the protection and benefit of the public.”

Having served as an infantryman for over 10 years, Glenn partnered with intelligence, became a staff sergeant, and taught hand-to-hand combat to hundreds of soldiers. His service included four deployments spanning 37 months to both Iraq and Afghanistan, and he spent an additional 18 months supporting injured and wounded soldiers in their transition back to civilian life.

Having practiced and taught martial arts for over 25 years, Glenn is the co-founder of and a fifth degree black belt in Elemental Jujutsu.

Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine and a key component of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is a technique in which thin needles are inserted into the body and in some cases, electro-stimulation is applied to gently stimulate particular regions of the body. Acupuncture is also used to maintain general health and well-being. Acupuncturists treat a variety of physical and psychological issues, such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, pain, digestive disorders, and infertility.

On a more personal note, Glenn and his wife, Genevieve, are the proud parents of six wonderful children, accompanied by the presence of a large and friendly family dog.

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