Health Professionals in Gainesville, FL
"Theresa Rizzo, A.P., Dipl. O.M.(NCCAOM), received her Acupuncture degree from Dragon Rises College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2002. Along with her Florida license as an Acupuncture Physician (AP1674), she is national board certified in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology. She has completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Health. She studied Mayan medicine in Belize with Rosita Arvigo, a traditional healer, ethnobotanist, and Doctor of Naprapathy. While in Belize, she spent time making herbal medicines as tinctures and salves. Theresa has over 20 years experience as a nutritional Consultant."
"I am committed to helping people cultivate health, well-being and vitality in their lives. I practice Integrative Health, Nutrition and Wellness Counseling. This approach is holistic (body, mind, spirit) and promotes insight, knowledge, and skills that enable people to heal, grow, thrive, and reach personal goals. I have 20+ years of experience working with individuals and groups in private practice, educational, research and community settings. My training in counseling (MA), exercise science (MS) and nutrition (PhD, Licensed Nutritionist, Registered Dietitian, Intuitive Eating certification) provides a unique expertise to help people develop optimal health, life satisfaction and healthy life-balance."
"I began my studies in 1976 with Macrobiotics, eventually studying Chinese Medicine via apprenticeship with a 5th generation Korean master. I was licensed in 1982 and been in private practice since then. My treatment style is a mixture of many approaches, the main emphasis is "Taoist style." I am also certified in Acutonics Sound Healing. I specialize in treating pain, injuries and internal diseases. My treatments are known for their rapid effects and gentle touch. I am well versed in treating physical, emotional and psychological disorders, both acute and chronic. You will be deeply listened to and cared for."
"I am a National Board Certified and Florida Licensed Acupuncture Physician. I opened my acupunctural clinic in Florida since 2000 and have more than 29 years working experience as an Acupuncture Physician and Oriental Medical Doctor in China as well as in USA. I provide effective alternative therapies using my knowledge and expertise in acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine to help my patients obtain effective results. I graduated from Traditional Chinese Medical School in China and had practiced Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture in Hainan Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine for many years before coming to the States."
"Apart from pain management I am particularly interested in addressing the emotional roots of physical ailments and the energetic imbalances that prevent us from realizing our full potential. Specializing in Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis (CCPD). For pediatric cases etc, non-insertional techniques available. Affordable Wellness visits empowering individuals to be self reliant in caring for themselves."
"Do you put your own oxygen mask on first by placing self-care as a priority? Or do you feel like a chicken with it's head cut off, running here and there putting your health and happiness on the back burner? Do you make resolutions only to abandon them within weeks of starting? Would you like to find a way to make wellness simple for you and your family? Would you like to look and feel your best without spending hours in the kitchen or gym? Through my holistic retreats, I break wellness down into small, bite-sized pieces."
"Gainesville Acupuncture offers holistic healthcare based on safe and clinically proven treatment methods. We combine the discipline of modern science with the wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and take advantage of the knowledge of several disciplines including: acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage, vitamin injections (B6, B12, and lipotropics), homeopathic injections, cupping therapy, and kinesio taping."
"Christine brings over 20 yrs. experience in the healing arts, with strong patient satisfaction. Specializing in ToyoHari, Japanese acupuncture. A subtle and effective treatment having a relaxing spa-like feel that is gentle and pain free. A great choice especially for those who are sensitive to needles, for babies, children, and the elderly as many non-insertive needle techniques can also be used. Anyone debilitated or chronically ill will find the treatment restorative.This specialty is unique in the West. In the U.S. alone, Christine is among an approximate few of 100 trained practitioners outside of Japan recognized to provide Toyohari Japanese Acupuncture."
"I offer my extensive medical knowledge and skills acquired through more 20+ years of formal training and clinical experience in Conventional and Alternative Medicine. Your body/mind/brain has the natural ability to heal itself if you let it. NaturalHealth Choice is an Alternative Medicine office, specialized in: 1)Traditional Chinese Medicine-Acupuncture, Herbology, TuiNa, GuaSha, Food Therapy; 2)Homeopathy-classic, psychology of the homeopathy, injection therapy, neuro-emotional testing and treatment; 3) Naturopathy - Colon Irrigation/Colonics, Iris Analysis, Medical Massage Therapy, Detox."
"Are you suffering from a chronic condition like heart disease, obesity or diabetes? Are you confused by conflicting nutrition information? Do you have specific nutrition goals but do not know how to reach them? Do you need help grocery shopping or need cooking resources and tips? Ready to improve your overall health and wellness?"
"It is my goal to help my patients get their body back in balance so that they can heal more quickly and recognize why their bodies are in disharmony, and what they can do to help themselves. I have had much success treating asthma sufferers, chemotherapy patients, women having menstrual difficulties, and people in pain. I have been trained in cosmetic acupuncture to help tone the face or abdomen. This form of acupuncture interests people who may never have thought of trying acupuncture, and can make them a believer."
"The focus of my practice is internal medicine, with a specialty in women's health. However, acupuncture and herbal therapies successfully treat a wide variety of symptoms and illnesses, all of which are fundamental imbalances at their core. I use a combination of traditional acupuncture (to balance "vital energy") in conjunction with Western herbs and nutrition. I prefer Western herbs (vs. Chinese) for several reasons, not the least of which is quality control. I want to know exactly what I am dispensing to patients and at what dosage, therefore it is essential to provide pharmaceutical grade herbs and supplements."
"If you are someone who prefer holistic and all natural approach to address and treat the underlying causes of your health issues, our clinic may just be the right place for you. We will not only help you relieve your symptoms shown on the surface, but also work on restoring the balance among your internal organs to take care the roots of symptoms, and prevent them from reoccurring."
"Yvonne R. Woodson, RN, Lic. Ac., is licensed in the State of Ohio as a Licensed Acupuncturist and a Registered Nurse. She specializes in Women's health, offering a holistic approach to health and healing. Classically trained in the art of Five Element acupuncture and the latest approach to cosmetic acupuncture known as the Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture System, Yvonne brings years of health care experience and professionalism to her practice. Yvonne currently is the acupuncturist at Riverside Methodist Hospital in the Bing Cancer Integrative Medical Clinic and has her private practice at German Village Acupuncture."
"It is not often we are encouraged to honor our bodies needs. We live in world that teaches us to "watch it" and "have it together", especially around weight and food. Unfortunately, this constant pressure to "be good" can play a role in constant dieting, restricting, binging, purging and an all or nothing attitude around exercise. Fortunately, we can make peace with food and our bodies again. My approach of somatic nutrition therapy and coaching teaches intuitive eating and body wisdom skills to learn to trust our bodies again."
"I am a Board Certified, non medical Doctor of Natural Holistic Health. I teach various classes in health and wellness and assists people in their pursuit of spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical health. One of my many passions is delivering presentations nationwide with the purpose of transforming lives by empowering people with a deeper understanding of the tools needed to create holistic health. I am a practitioner of Alternative Health Therapies, Nutrition, and Natural Family Planning. I am certified in Colon Hydrotherapy and am a childbirth educator and practicing Doula."