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Uptown Acupuncture, LLC
Michael Lay L.Ac.

Uptown Acupuncture, LLC
549 E. 19th Avenue
Denver, CO 80203
United States
303-200-0491 - phone
303-200-0478 - fax

Languages Spoken: English
School: Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine
Degree: Master Of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

About Michael Lay

Michael Lay, L.Ac. has been in his practice since 2001 at Uptown Acupuncture LLC in Denver, Colorado. At Uptown Acupuncture, Michael specializes in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Through the use of electro-acupuncture, acupuncture, trigger point therapy, dry needling, cupping and many other modalities Michael works to combine the best of Eastern and Western medicine. At Uptown Acupuncture Denver each acupuncture treatment is tailored to the individual, to insure the best possible results. A thorough history and exam are performed so that Michael can give you the best possible outcome from your treatment. After the first visit a treatment plan will be discussed regarding your specific case. He will let you know how often he feels you need to come to help with your condition and then discuss how the acupuncture will help your needs. Should you ever have any questions regarding acupuncture and if it would help with your condition, Michael is always available to discuss this with you as time permits. Come see why thousands of people have found success at Uptown Acupuncture.

Michael Lay, L.Ac., received his Bachelor of Science degree from Loyola University of Chicago in 1996. From there he went on to receive his Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine in 2001. Also in 2001 Michael received his certificate in Acupuncture Orthopedics from The American Acupuncture Academy in Los Angeles, California. He also finished an Advanced Course in Acupuncture and Moxibustion form the China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center in Beijing, China later that same year. In addition Michael completed a 6 month apprenticeship program in Acupuncture Sports Medicine with the world renown Whitfield Reaves. Michael has also taken numerous seminars and workshops focusing on Orthopedics and Sports Medicine from such instructors as Matt Callison and Frank He over the years. He is also certified in clean needle technique and undergoes constant learning as is required for his national certification.


Additional Practitioner Information

Treatment Techniques
  • Acupressure
  • Acupuncture
  • Cupping
  • Dry Needling
  • Electro-Acupuncture
  • Gua Sha
  • Massage Therapy
  • Moxibustion
  • NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association)
  • Trigger Point Therapy
Areas of Expertise
  • Geriatrics
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedics
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatrics
  • Rheumatology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Stress/Anxiety
Styles of Acupuncture
  • Auricular Acupuncture
  • Japanese Style Acupuncture
  • Orthopedic Acupuncture
  • Scalp Acupuncture
  • Sports Medicine Acupuncture
  • Traditional Chinese Acupuncture