Lakewood Community Acupuncture is a nonprofit health clinic offering high quality, affordable acupuncture in Lakewood, Colorado, with a mission of empowering our community to live healthy lives. We wish to improve quality of life in our community by providing relief from the pain, discomfort, stress, isolation and financial burden of acute and chronic illness through affordable and accessible acupuncture and other holistic modalities.
Our unique practice model and nonprofit status, enables Lakewood Community Acupuncture to provide affordable acupuncture at approximately 1/2 the cost of private acupuncture in our area. Our lower cost makes our services accessible to more people in our community, giving most income levels the opportunity to enjoy the therapeutic, preventive, and palliative benefits of acupuncture.
Lakewood Community Acupuncture makes donations to local nonprofits through our fundraising efforts, which you can participate in on specific donation days. We sell all our herbal medicine and nutritional supplement products at 25% or greater reduced resale cost.
Lakewood Community Acupuncture does not require or request any proof of income for our regular low-cost services. We offer the same quality treatment to everyone regardless of gender, race, income, national origin, age, ability or disability, marital status, familial situation, religion, size, sexual orientation, veteran status, or political beliefs of any kind.
Note: Lakewood Community Acupuncture does not process insurance claims. However, we will provide a super-bill for the patient to submit to their insurance company upon request.
Crystal is a well-versed practitioner with 13 years of experience in the acupuncture field. Her background prior to Traditional Chinese Medicine was massage therapy. She often works by aligning the body, relieving pain, relaxing muscles, breaking up scar tissue, improving blood circulation, and healing injuries. She also specializes in balancing emotions and calming the nervous system. She has experience and is comfortable working with stress, anxiety, depression, PTSD, headaches, allergies, menstrual pain, and other associated symptoms of these disorders. She loves using food and herbs as medicine and can help tailor specific food and herbs to support her patient’s individual constitution.
Licensed Acupuncturist of Colorado (DORA License #ACU.0002104)
Licensed Acupuncturist of California (AC15050-inactive status)
Nationally board certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM License # 152318)
Certified Massage Therapist in California (CAMTC 41229)
Licensed Massage Therapist in Colorado (DORA License #MT.0019735)
3,00+ hours of didactic and clinical education earning a 4 year Master’s in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz, California
Jamie has been practicing acupuncture and bodywork for over 10 years. Prior to that, Jamie worked in healthcare as a nursing and physical therapy aid for 6 years. Jamie thrives at treating musculoskeletal disorders, especially painful conditions of the neck, upper back, shoulders, low back, hips, knees, jaw, and headaches. He uses a combination of local acupuncture: sports acupuncture, motor point, and trigger point techniques, which have profound muscle release and pain relief effect; and balance acupuncture: distal needling techniques that release natural pain killers, calm the nervous system, increase blood flow, decrease inflammation, and balance the meridians. Jamie is also very experienced in treating heart health, emotional health, hormonal health, and digestive health, as well as a variety of other conditions.
Licensed Acupuncturist of Colorado (DORA License #ACU.0001937)
Nationally board certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM License #151347).
Certified as an Asian Bodywork Therapist (ABT) by the American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia (AOBTA).
Applied Clinical Nutritionist through the Texas Chiropractic College
3,000+ hours of didactic and clinical education earning a 4 year Master's in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine from AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in Austin Texas
Emily has 3 years of experience in the acupuncture field, has been practicing Reiki for over 12 years, and teaching energy work for a decade. She has always been interested in holistic medicine, especially since struggling with chronic illness and pain for many years. Reiki, acupuncture, and Chinese herbalism have made huge improvements in her quality of life which then inspired her to pursue a career in paying it forward to help others! Emily specializes in treating issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, digestive problems, irregular/painful menstrual cycles, and managing chronic conditions, to name a few. Emily has advanced training in Chinese herbal medicine which has great value in treating a wide variety of conditions including (but not limited to) poor digestion, pain, upper respiratory infections, insomnia, and chronic fatigue. Her goal is to provide quality, customized care for each patient by creating a safe space for healing and a mixture of acupuncture techniques, Reiki, and herbal medicine.
Licensed Acupuncturist of Colorado (DORA License #ACU.0002654)
Nationally board certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM License #846582).
3,000+ hours of graduate level didactic and clinical education earning a 3.5 year accelerated Masters in Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine (MSTCM) from Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Denver, CO.
Usui Reiki Master training completed in 2011, Karuna Reiki Master training completed in 2013, Reiki Teacher, practitioner, and small business owner since 2012- The Reiki Rose LLC
Bachelor’s Degree in Integrative Healthcare from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2016