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Acupuncturists in District Of Columbia County
“Acupuncture and Chinese herbology is an experience-based medicine developed for thousands of years in China. As an experienced acupuncturist and traditional Chinese medicine practitioner, Dr. Xu is dedicated to provide the most suitable treatment for your body to achieve well-being and good health. We offer treatment for depression, insomnia, headache, infertility, Pain management (Back pain, Neck pain, Joint pain, etc), PMS, digestive disorders, stroke sequelae, nausea & vomiting, and many other chronic problems.
“The principle of my treatments is to prevent diseases/ disorders from occurring, prevent disease from progressing and early treatment/being aware when diseases/ disorders are occurring. In addition, the treatments complement and enhance the conversational medicine. I believe the treatment should be tailored to each individual although treating with same condition. No chemical dependent, no side effect and boost vital energy.
“Noah specializes in internal medicine including chronic health conditions including allergies, digestive disorders, weight loss, detoxification, men's health, geriatric health, fertility, diabetes, cancer support and macular degeneration. He combines a strong knowledge of both Western and Eastern approaches to nutrition. He is available (upon request) to order an array of comprehensive lab tests, which can assess nutritional and/or hormonal imbalances or deficiencies, stool analysis to assess overall gut health, detoxification panels, neurotransmitter health and many others. He recommends dietary strategies and nutritional supplementation to achieve optimum wellness for his patients.
“Offering a broader, more holistic perspective on health, Chinese medicine goes beyond managing symptoms to foster a dynamic state of wellbeing that encompasses body, mind and spirit. Whether it means finding relief for pain, coping with an acute physical concern or chronic condition, having a baby, relieving stress, fatigue, anxiety or depression, I am committed to supporting and guiding my patients to find ease with their symptoms and achieve a greater capacity to live as fully as possible.
“Matt uses an integrative style of classical and modern acupuncture and herbal medicine techniques. He thrives on helping individuals achieve their personal wellness goals through attentive and personalized treatments. Many clients seek treatment with Matt for various health concerns, stress reduction, boosting immune function, and achieving a greater sense of overall wellness that can be noticed on a daily basis.
“I am an Internal Medicine practitioner and have successfully worked with a variety of conditions including, not limited to, anxiety, insomnia, back and joint pain, digestive disorders, autoimmune conditions, sinus issues, migraines, fertility and gynecological issues.
“I offer you comprehensive holistic healthcare in a beautiful tranquil environment. Find natural, drug-free healing through: acupuncture, herbal and nutritional medicine. I am successful in the treatment of pain, injury healing, women's health, fertility, migraine, gastrointestinal issues, emotional imbalances, and cancer recovery support. Also available are nutritional counseling, and blood cell nutrient analysis to better support your longevity. You can now book appointments with me directly on ZocDoc.
“DCMindBody is a multidisciplinary practice located in the heart of Georgetown. Whether you have never experienced acupuncture before, or you have and are looking to start again, I welcome you to contact me for more information.
“Washingtonian Magazine "Top Doctor" in Rehabilitation Medicine, acupuncturist / chiropractor to the Washington Wizards, fully trained/licensed MD (Rehab Med - GW 89'), chiropractor (Logan College of Chiro - 79') and acupuncturist (Harvard Medical School / UCLA Postgrad - 07' / 95') with over 30 yrs experience. We are an integrative health practice in Wash, DC and McLean, VA. Our practice is a unique blend of conventional and complementary therapies that are patient-centered and utilizes safe and evidence-based treatments. Consultative services for Rehab Medicine/Medical Acup at GW, NRH, Children's Hospital, Johns Hopkins Sibley Hospital. We develop integrative strategies to promote healthy lifestyles.
“Using acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, I treat the whole person, not just the symptoms. I identify and address the root cause of health issues, and restore balance in the body, mind and spirit. I am a licensed, board-certified acupuncturist and herbalist in the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia, and have practiced Chinese Medicine in the Washington, DC area for over 10 years. I studied at the Maryland Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Additionally, I earned a Graduate Certificate of Chinese Herbs at the Maryland University of Integrative Health.
“I feel I am best suited to treating three specific conditions, in addition to my general practice. 1. Women's Health-which includes menstrual disorders (PMS), infertility and menopausal disorders. 2. Pain Management-including acute and chronic muscle and joint pains and sports injuries. 3. Non-responsive Conditions-including tinnitus, fatigue, skin conditions or any chronic condition not responding to Western medicine. From experience I find that a multi-dimensional approach works best to resolve intractable conditions. So, in addition to acupuncture I often recommend Chinese herbs or other therapies like yoga, tai chi or massage therapy.
“Heather is a licensed Acupuncturist & practitioner of Chinese Herbal Medicine with offices in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, DC and in Silver Spring, MD. Heather earned masters degrees in both Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine from Maryland University of Integrated Health (formally Tai Sophia Institute). Heather has deepened her skills of through additional training in: Chinese Herbal Medicine, Acute and chronic pain management, NADA detoxification techniques, Zero Balancing (a form of bodywork utilizing gentle pressure and traction to promote the flow of energy), and Qigong (a practice that integrates postures, movement, breathing, and meditation to strengthen and circulate energy/Qi).
“Pain and illness can be a severe barrier to living well, directly and indirectly. Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine treatments are designed to create and maintain health, and were considered both preventive medicine and effective treatments in their inception. Chinese Medicine excels at diagnosing and treating the root cause of imbalances that manifest as painful symptoms. In this way, physical and emotional pain can be effectively alleviated and resolved, leading to long term wellness. I am deeply committed to my patients and the practice of this HealingWisdom Medicine, which recognizes and cultivates the potential to create health, and sustain it.
“As the former team acupuncturist for the Washington Redskins, I have significant experience treating both professional athletes and the weekend warriors for injury recovery and pain management. I also treat adults and children with issues ranging from migraines to cancer care, from anxiety to diabetes. Our practice has been featured on radio, TV, and in newspapers, including USA Today.
“I have a general acupuncture and Chinese herbs practice where I treat a variety of conditions from the common cold to pain to women's health issues. I do a front and a back treatment during each acupuncture session to harmonize and treat the entire body. I really enjoy working with each patient on simple things they can do to improve their health. After all, The Neijing (one of the foundational texts of Oriental Medicine) says that waiting until you get sick to see a doctor is like waiting until you're thirsty to dig a well.
“Preparing to become a mother, are you seeking natural approaches that support and nourish your body's innate fertility and are easily integrated into your daily life? Natural methods (acupuncture, diet, herbs) work alone and combined with IVF/IUI /ART. TPC addresses women's health and families concerns from preconception, through pregnancy,childbirth,postnatal care and parenthood. I provide comprehensive, compassionate care, to help restore health and balance in all of your body's systems. I work with you to resolve disorders and naturally support your bodies' innate ability to heal. Treatment plans meet your unique needs.
“My goal in treatment is to support you in enhancing your vitality and self healing capacities while addressing the symptoms or ailments that brings you to treatment. I believe treatment should have you feel more calm and vital with added resilience to deal with the stresses of life. I aim to help relieve the pains and restrictions that can arise from stress and move towards balance.
“Welcome to my practice! I treat patients of all ages. My youngest patient started coming to see me when he was 3 years old, and my eldest is 90. I treat all sorts of health issues, from chronic pain to digestive problems, to gynecological and fertility challenges. Over the past seven years that I have been in practice, I have treated hundreds of patients successfully with acupuncture and Chinese herbs. I welcome everyone with an open heart. This is a safe place where you can truly be seen and heard. That is how healing begins.
“Hello! I am Board Certified in both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine & have 35 years experience as R.N. I have been practicing Chinese Medicine for 12 years. I have great success in working with people meet their health challenges which include pain, injuries, and Internal Medicine problems. My patients report that their lives are richer and more satisfying because how much better they feel.
Acupuncture in District Of Columbia County - is it right for me?
Acupuncture is based on the concepts of oriental medicine or traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is one of the oldest healing practices in the world. District Of Columbia County acupuncturists are health care professionals who evaluate and treat the many conditions, aches and pains that respond to acupuncture.
Acupuncturists insert very fine acupuncture needles into a number of trigger points on your body. The purpose of the needles is to stimulate acupuncture points or meridians. The needles do not inject any substance into your body and are so fine as to be virtually impossible to feel. In some cases, acupuncture may be accompanied by electrical stimulation or the burning of moxa, a form of heat therapy. Or use acupressure, where physical pressure is applied by hand or elbow to trigger points with the aim of clearing blockages in these meridians.
'Accupuncture' and 'Accupuncturist' are common mis-spellings.
Credentials for District Of Columbia County licensed acupuncturists?
A licensed acupuncturist in District Of Columbia County needs a minimum of two years college education and must complete three years of professional training and pass the State's approved licensing examination. The three year program includes both theory and hands-on clinical practice. Most States' professional training programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) and by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).