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Acupuncturists in District Of Columbia County
“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).
“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.
“Eastern Holistic Arts, PLLC is a comprehensive holistic healthcare clinic offering acupuncture, herbal and nutritional medicine, for 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.
“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.
“Andrea Hayes L.Ac., M.Ac. received her Masters Degree in Acupuncture from the Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) in Laurel, Maryland. Prior to studying acupuncture and Chinese medicine, Andrea worked in the non-profit sector on international health projects that supported childhood health and HIV/AIDS awareness. She has lived and worked in Washington, DC since 2001.
“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.
“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.
“Patients of mine have successfully alleviated a variety of symptoms including, but not exclusive to: anxiety, insomnia, back and joint pain, digestive disorders, autoimmune conditions, sinus issues, migraines and women's health issues among others. Acupuncture complements Western medical care beautifully.
“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.
“I am deeply committed to my patients and the practice of this HealingWisdom Medicine, which recognizes and cultivates the human potential to create health, and sustain it. I practice the traditional healing relationship; in their own respective roles the practitioner and patient practice seeing the entire human being in bodymindspirit, recognizing the process of health and illness, and the path to restoration of lost health. Through various modalities, namely Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, the development of self awareness contributes to the physiology of healing and the patient's ability to move beyond the management of symptoms to sustainable health.
“Hi. I'm Nicole Thiel a licensed Oriental Medical practitioner and psychotherapist in practice for 36 years. My speciality: Women's Health, Wellbeing, and aspects of OB-GYN concerns: FERTILITY, PREGNANCY,CHILDBIRTH, HORMONAL /MENSTRUAL REGULATION,PCOS,ENDOMETRIOSIS. Providing comprehensive,compassionate care, I help you establish health and balance. Together with you, I work to support this balance, resolve disorders and create an environment for new life to flourish. Your treatment plan meets your unique needs. Natural methods (acupuncture, diet, herbs) work well alone and combined with IVF/IUI /ART. Fertility is nourished from pre-conception through pregnancy, birth, and parenthood.
“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.
“At Chevy Chase Acupuncture, my mission is to provide you with the best possible care of your spine related back and neck pain. I believe in comprehensive management. As a 3rd Generation Acupuncturist, I have learned to appreciate both traditional medicine and Western medicine which can enhance the treatment effect in patients. I specialize in pain control, sport medicine, spinal rehabilitation and balancing treatments.
“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.
“As co-founder of Sports Injury Therapy Clinic, I have been practicing acupuncture here along side Dr. Yong Chen for over 25 years, in the United States, and over 30 years, including our practice in Chengdu, China. We offer the unique combination of western medical rehabilitation therapy and the clinical pratice of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, tuina acupressure and herbal remedies, which have helped thousands of patients receive natural relief from injuries, chronic pain, stress and achieve their general health needs. The doctors of Sports Injury Therapy Clinic give patients the natural relief from stress and pain in a caring and responsive atmosphere.
“Voted "Top doctors" specializing Acupuncture, Chiropractic, and Physical Therapy by Consumers research councils of America. We offer the most advanced and innovative treatment combining both traditional and alternative healthcare in a caring and professional environment.
“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.
“Being both an acupuncturist and massage therapist gives me unique insight and understanding into the functioning of the body. I know and understand soft tissue (muscles and such) and body mechanics. I can help the serious athlete and the weekend warrior, the car accident victim and workman's comp victim, recover from soft tissue injuries. I have developed a truly unique treatment protocol to get you back on your feet and active again as quickly as is possible. In addition I can explain it to you in understandable English so that you are an equal partner in your care.
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).