Acupuncture Broomfield CO

Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine, which today is classified as alternative or complementary medicine. Acupuncturists insert hair-thin needles into the body at specific acupuncture points that are connected by meridians that conduct energy, or “qi”. Acupuncture may help to balance the energetic system. Read on to learn more and to find acupuncturists in Broomfield, CO.

Optimal Health Chiropractic
(720) 204-8926
12995 Sheridan Blvd # 101
Broomfield, CO
Promotion
New Patient Evaluation and Consultation $29.99
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Eric Sherrell, L.Ac.
(303) 669-2949
8703 Yates Drive
Westminster, CO
Business
Sherrell Acupuncture
Specialties
Acupuncture, Sports Medicine, OB/GYN, & Allergies.

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Kevin Doherty
(303) 725-6208
2300 S. Rock Creek Pkwy
Superior, CO
Business
Boulder County Acupuncture
Specialties
Acupuncture, anxiety, depression, women's health
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Anthem
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Medical School: Southwest Acupuncture College, 2001
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English

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Baseline Chiropractic and Spinal Decompression
(720) 249-3699
489 Us Highway 287 # 190
Lafayette, CO
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Keith Economidis, L.Ac.
(303) 444-9355
2121 30th Street
Boulder, CO
Business
Five Branches Wellness
Specialties
Acupuncture, Rolfing, Massage Therapy
Doctor Information
Medical School: SouthWest Acupuncture College, 2006

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North Metro Chiropractic Center
(720) 315-7728
1885 W 120th Ave
Westminster, CO
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50% off of the initial examination fee.
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Stuart Dimson LAc, Dipl O.M.
(303) 495-3003
11852 Bradburn Blvd
Westminster, CO
Business
Awakening Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine LLC
Specialties
Acupuncture, Asian Body work, Asian Nutritional consultant.
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Pacific Care, Secure Horizons
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Residency Training: Boulder Co
Medical School: South West Acupuncture College and Shanghai Insight ACM Training Center, China, 2007
Additional Information
Member Organizations: Acupuncture Association Colorado
Awards: Thaddius Bukowski Award
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish

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Moore Life Chirporactic Wellness Center
(720) 306-7971
2687 North Park Drive , Suite 103
Lafayette, CO
Promotion
Chiropractic or massage
$50 Initial Visit
Get either your first Massage Or your initial Chiropractic Consult and Examination for only $50!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Synergy Health Partners
(303) 900-0202
8515 Pearl St.
Thornton, CO
Promotion
We do not accept health insurance!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Aim High Chiropractic
(720) 315-7105
2532 Sheridan Blvd
Denver, CO
Promotion
Free Initial Consultation. Call now and schedule your free consultation. Meet us and see how easy and friendly we are.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

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Acupressure or Acupuncture – Fingers or Needles

Acupressure and acupuncture are not one in same techniques. They differ slightly because acupuncture makes use of thin needles in approaching health concerns while acupressure never breaks the skin. On the other hand, they do a have a few things in common. For instance, both are centered on touching meridians which carry energy or chi along those meridians right through an individuals’ body.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) clearly states that illness occurs due to the blockage of chi in any of fourteen different meridians. Acupressure and acupuncture both advocate the free flow of energy without obstructions. Both methods are used to treat arthritis, allergies, migraine headaches, depression, menstrual cramps, nausea and anxieties.

Because acupuncture uses very thin, long needles to puncture the skin it should be performed by an experienced practitioner who is skilled in traditional Chinese medicine. Acupressure is much less technical; it can therefore be learned from a book and may even be; in some instances, performed on oneself. Somewhat surprisingly, acupressure was practiced long before acupuncture became known.

In addition, since acupuncture requires the skilled use of a tool (needles) it requires much greater accuracy in order to bring quick relief whereas acupressure is less precise since the only tool is the practitioners finger. Due to the release of toxins or through realignment of muscle groups, in some instances acupuncture can result in some short term, minor side effects.

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Acupuncturists

Acupuncturist Education & Training

Acupuncturists are trained in anatomy, physiology, and many other areas of science and medicine. They have comprehensive knowledge about the nervous system (i.e., central nervous system and peripheral nervous system) and the vascular system (i.e., deep vascular system and superficial vascular system) and understand the mechanism of action between insertion of acupuncture needles and the reactions of body tissues and nerves.

Education and training in acupuncture takes several years. Acupuncturists undergo training in a number of different areas, including acupuncture treatment, clinical acupuncture, diagnosis and evaluation, needle placement, stimulation techniques, and sterilization procedures.

In the United States, there are a number of accredited schools that offer education and training programs in acupuncture. These programs usually take about 4 years to complete. After successful completion of an acupuncture program, students are awarded a Master of Science in Acupuncture. A few schools also offer advanced education and training, leading to a doctorate degree in acupuncture. To practice acupuncture in the United States, students must then take and pass a state licensing examination.

Medical doctors and other candidates for certification in medical acupuncture (e.g., osteopathic physicians, dentists) must meet specific requirements in education, training, and experience. They must hold a valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine; must complete at least 300 hours of education and clinical training in an acupuncture program approved by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM); and must have 2 years of experience in medical acupuncture.

Standards for medical acupuncturists are maintained by the American Board of Medical Acupuncture (ABMA). Once a physician has completed these requirements, he or she is considered "board eligible" in acupuncture. The doctor then has 2 years ...

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