acupuncture is light touch

Elizabeth “Betty” Verplank is licensed as an acupuncturist by the Maryland State Board of Acupuncture. She holds a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from the East West College of Natural Medicine in Sarasota, Florida. She is certified by The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) as a Diplomate in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine. She is a Medical Technologist (ASCP/AMT) with 20 years of experience in the clinical laboratory. She practices Traditional Chinese Medicine and Jin Shin Jyutsu® in Salisbury Maryland.

Elizabeth Verplank


Many of us are interested in finding ways to improve our health. There are many natural ways to prevent illness, reduce our stress and eliminate painful symptoms. Our trained, licensed, and experienced professionals have come together in a unique effort to complement your traditional medical experience. Our cooperative offers a wide variety of drug-free alternative therapies. Three practitioners have joined together under the name of Natural Health Partners and moved into new offices at 111 Baptist Street, Suite 101, in Salisbury, MD.

Natural Health Partners


Elizabeth "Betty" Verplank is a licensed acupuncturist and owner of Light Touch Acupuncture LLC. She practices traditional Chinese medicine and Jin Shin Jyutsu®, a traditional Japanese healing art for harmonizing life energy. "Acupuncture helps to relieve the symptoms of many health problems,” she said. Tiny disposable sterile needles are placed gently into specific points which activates the natural self-healing ability of the body. It strengthens and supports the body to prevent future illness and disease, control pain and soothe chronic conditions. Call (410) 713-0782 or visit

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Our Practitioners:


At InTouch Bodyworks, Nora Lawson uses her 20 years of experience to provide integrative massage as well as Ortho­-Bionomy, a gentle, non-­invasive, hands-on method of pain relieving bodywork. Patients may choose to wear comfortable clothing during the session. Learn more at or call (443) 523-4133 for an appointment.

Dennis Lawson is a certified hypnotist in a business called Your MBS Coach. MBS stands for mind, body and spirit. "Hypnosis is ideal for healthy people seeking a unique method of self- improvement," Lawson said. It also offers a safe, drug free method of stress management, weight loss and help with tobacco cessation. Furthermore, hypnosis, being fundamental to your mind-­body connection, can help improve your sports performance. For an appointment, call (443) 366­-4721 or email

 (410) 713-0782

111 Baptist Street, Ste. 101

Salisbury, MD 21801