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Barefoot Acupuncture LLC
Don Matesz M.A., Dip.Nutr., M.S., Dipl.O.M., L.Ac.

Barefoot Acupuncture Clinic
6722 East Avalon Drive, Suite 1
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
United States
602-954-8016 - phone

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Languages Spoken: English
School: Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture
Degree: M.S.O.M.

About Don Matesz

At Barefoot Acupuncture Clinic , I make acupuncture accessible and affordable. I have 10 years experience in general practice. I graduated with highest honors from Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture. I also earned a master’s degree in philosophy (with highest honors), a diploma in Comprehensive Nutrition from the American Academy of Nutrition, and a certification as a resistance training instructor from the International Association of Resistance Trainers.

My titles include:

  • Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Nationally Certified Herbalist (NCCAOM)
  • Nutritionist
  • Previous certification in strength training instruction by the International Association of Resistance Trainers
  • Affiliate of the Healthy Back Institute

I have previously served as head of the nutrition department at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (Tempe): Holistic Weight Management, Nutrition Supplements, Nutrition Therapies, and Holistic Nutrition I and II.

I have also served as an adjunct professor of nutrition at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (Tempe and I taught basic nutrition at Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture (PIHMA).

Additional Practitioner Information

Treatment Techniques
  • Acupressure
  • Acupuncture
  • Gua Sha
  • Herbology
  • Moxibustion
  • Nutrition and Diet Therapy
Areas of Expertise
  • Allergies
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Colds and Flu's
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetes
  • Family Practice
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Infertility
  • Insomnia
  • Internal Medicine
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Nutrition
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pain Management
  • Smoking
  • Stress/Anxiety
  • Weight Reduction
  • Women's Health
Styles of Acupuncture
  • Auricular Acupuncture
  • Traditional Chinese Acupuncture

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