Jacksonville Unversity - Jacksonville, Florida
Degree: Dance Medicine
Southwest Acupuncture College - Santa Fe, New Mexico
Degree: Master Of Oriental Medicine
Biomedical & American Dry Needle Institute: Dry Needling (CIDN)
Diplomate of Chinese Herbology NCCAOM
Institute For Functional Medicine: Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner
National Acupuncture Detoxification Association: Acupuncture Detoxification (ADA)
Nationally Board Certified NCCAOM
As a recent college graduate in 1997, Abby turned to acupuncture for her own medical challenges. The gentle, restorative technique became integral to her own healing, as well as her life’s work.
Today, she enjoys a reputation for patient satisfaction and annually performs around 3,000 treatments. For two decades she has embraced post-graduate work in her field in both the U.S. and abroad.
Abby routinely accepts referrals from medical doctors, including those at The Mayo Clinic and The Cleveland Clinic.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are You Board Certified?
Abby is Nationally Board Certified by the NCCAOM and Iowa State Board Certified by the Iowa Board of Medicine. She attained Masters Degree level for Master Of Science of Oriental Medicine. The state of Iowa will allow the designation of Licensed Acupuncturist or L.Ac. to those who have achieved the highest level of this medicine.
Abby is trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine with the cornerstone of information coming from Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis Methods. If you are receiving acupuncture without showing your tongue or having your pulse read, you are not receiving the full benefits of this medicine. The purpose of showing your tongue and reading your pulse is for diagnostic purposes. Receiving acupuncture without a Chinese medicine diagnosis is similar to your medical doctor casting your arm without getting an X-ray to see if it’s broken.
How Many Styles Of Oriental Medicine Do You Have Training In?
Abby is proficient in the following Oriental Medicine Styles:
-Classical Japanese Acupuncture
-Dr. Tan Balance Method
-Integrative Dry Needling by Dr. Ma
-Kototama Life Medicine
-M-Test Method by Dr. Mukaino Yoshito
-Master Tung Ching-Chang Style
-Shudo Denmai method
-Traditional Chinese Medicine
-Traditional Reproductive medicine