4001 Swift Road, Sarasota, FL 34231, us

(941) 350-2352 / Ahimsahealthacupuncture@gmail.com

Ahimsa Health Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Dr. Mary Ann Tanksley

Ahimsa Health Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine


Respectful Healthcare

Mary Ann Tanksley, DOM, AP

Caring For Your Health


Dr. Tanksley is a NCCAOM Board Certified Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Doctor of Herbal Medicine, and a Licensed Acupuncturist. In addition she is certified in Nutrition and Supplement counseling. She is a Master Degree Level Reiki Practitioner. Dr. Tanksley is skilled in working with Lab tests and will order appropriate Lab tests for her patients as determined necessary. She understands that you are not living your best life possible unless your mind and body are balanced and healthy. That's why she takes a holistic approach to preventing and reversing disease. The practice of Traditional Oriental Medicine is organized to uncover the root of the problem and resolve it rather than covering it up with pharmaceutical medication or to succumb to unnecessary surgical procedures. 

Natural Healing


Dr. Tanksley's  goal is to provide integrative medical care that will reverse and prevent disease using the fundamental healing principles of ancient tried and true Eastern medicine along with todays modern science. Results prove the best way to heal the body is to find and treat the root of the problem along with the symptoms. This method can minimize and eliminate the use of  pharmaceuticals and surgery.

Promise to You


Dr. Tanksley cares about your well being and will provide you with guidance, knowledge, and tools needed to be healthy. She is here to help you achieve optimal wellness. 


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Herbal Medicine


Herbs were commonly used before western pharmaceuticals were introduced. Treating and preventing medical conditions with herbs is naturally safe when prescribed by a knowledgable doctor. Dr. Tanksley has spend years studying and working with herbal medicine, including a rigorous five year Graduate Degree at East West College of Natural Medicine and expansive clinical internship practice at Sarasota Memorial HealthSouth. She is a NCCAOM Board Certified Doctor of Oriental Medicine.

Natural Pain Relief


Dr. Tanksley uses non-narcotic practices in managing and healing pain such as headaches, post surgery pain, joint pain, back pain, pain from bone, tendon and ligament trauma and injuries, fractures, carpal tunnel syndrome, toothache, fibromyalgia, neuropathy, and other chronic and acute pain. Her goal is to treat and relieve your pain for long-term benefits instead of using pharmaceuticals for temporary relief. 




Homeopathy treatments locate the root of your health issues and reverse them naturally. Homeopathy can treat many chronic and acute diseases, rather than managing or suppressing them. The knowledgable use of Homeopathies is able to provide a deeper healing of mental, emotional, and physical complaints. 


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Ahimsa Health Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

4001 Swift Road, Sarasota, FL 34231, us

(941) 350 - 2352


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