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Chinese Medical Practice

Welcome to Joanne's Chinese Medicine Practice, where ancient wisdom meets modern healing. As a dedicated practitioner, Joanne holds a Master's Degree in Oriental Medicine, representing a profound journey of learning and growth in the realm of traditional healing arts.

Joanne is a Colorado licensed acupuncturist, board certified by the NCCAOM. Besides earning her MSOM from the Southwest Acupuncture College, she also holds a B.S. in Human Nutrition from Colorado State University, and several additional certifications achieved throughout her journey as a healthcare professional. 

 

Her dedication to being an effective and compassionate healer is rooted in a deep appreciation for healing and natural medicine.  Her approach to diagnosis and treatment is to evaluate each individual holistically on a variety of planes, including the physical, emotional, and psychological levels.

Joanne's areas of special interest include Allergy Elimination with NAET, microneedling with ProCell for the face, pain management, and women's health concerns. 

 

Each treatment is administered with the utmost respect for each patient, emphasizing a painless needle technique that ensures an overall comfortable and enjoyable experience.

Joanne is a Colorado native and is passionate about all that  Colorado has to offer. She loves snowboarding, biking, rollerskating in the park, live music, and traveling the world. In her free time, you can find Joanne spending time with her husband, son and their two dogs, or enjoying life with family and friends.

Education and Certifications

Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Masters Degree Program

  • The academic program at Southwest Acupuncture College consists of 3,000 hours of training in acupuncture, herbal medicine, physical therapy, nutrition, and exercise/breathing therapy. The greatest number of hours are devoted to the study and practice of acupuncture and herbal medicine, with the balance of the hours completing the students' education in graduate level studies in Oriental medicine and Western science. Upon graduation, the college confers the Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) degree. 

  • Holistic Mastery: Joanne's master's program provided a holistic understanding of traditional Chinese medicine, delving into the profound concepts of Yin and Yang, Qi, and the intricate meridian system.

  • Clinical Expertise: Extensive clinical training empowers practitioners to apply theoretical knowledge in real-world settings, honing skills under the guidance of seasoned practitioners. This hands-on experience ensures that practitioners bring practical wisdom and skill to every session.

  • Acupuncture Proficiency: The heart of this training lies in acupuncture, where students master the art of needling, point selection, and meridian theory. This ancient practice forms the cornerstone of an approach to restoring balance and promoting well-being.

  • Herbal Medicine Insight: Joanne's education equipped her with the expertise to navigate the world of Chinese herbal medicine, enabling her to create personalized herbal formulations tailored to individual health needs.

  • Diagnostic Precision: Advanced diagnostic techniques, including pulse and tongue diagnosis, allow practitioners to assess and understand the root causes of health imbalances, facilitating targeted and effective treatment plans.

  • Ethical Practice: Joanne's commitment to ethical and professional conduct is integral to my practice. This ensures that every interaction is grounded in respect, integrity, and the highest standards of care.

  • Integration with Modern Healthcare: Through an exploration of the integration of TCM with Western medical concepts, Joanne brings a comprehensive and collaborative approach to healthcare, combining the best of both worlds.

 

Joanne received basic training in the Nambudripad Allergy Elimination Techniques (NAET) from Dr. Devi S. Nambudripad, M.D., D.C., L.Ac, Ph.D, who discovered NAET and began extensive research and development for a new, effective approach to the diagnosis and elimination of allergies.

Joanne earned her certification for facial microneedling with the Procell device through a certified mentored Procell training program.

Joanne is also certified in cosmetic acupuncture, a non-invasive treatment that can help improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face. She received her certification in the Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture system under the instruction of Dr. Martha Lucas, a well known teacher, author and speaker in the world of Chinese medicine. 

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Our Philosophy

At Joanne Trujillo Acupuncture, we believe in a holistic approach to healing, treating the mind, body, and spirit as a whole. Joanne addresses the root cause of your health concerns, rather than just treating the symptoms, and is dedicated to providing personalized care to help you achieve optimal health and wellness.

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