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Don Diggs

L.Ac., Dipl.Ac., Dipl.C.H., Dipl.O.M., A.D. 

Center for Health and Wellness 

About Don Diggs

Don G. Diggs L.Ac., Dipl.Ac., Dipl.C.H., Dipl.O.M. is the co-founder of the Center for Health and Wellness, an integrated center offering clinical nutrition, acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and Ayurvedic medicine. He is a graduate of the Maryland Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has served as a participating practitioner-instructor for the University of Maryland School of Medicine Complementary Medicine Program. He is Nationally Board Certified in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, and Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine(NCCAOM).

Don practices Traditional Chinese Medicine including Acupuncture combined with Cupping Techniques, Electrical Stimulation and Chinese Herbal Medicine.

Don is professional member and registered Ayurvedic Doctor with the National Ayurvedic Medical Association and the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America. He completed the Ayurvedic Program for Health Professionals offered through the American Institute of Vedic Studies under the direction of Dr. David Frawley in 1993 ( - see practitioner resource guide). He studied advanced Ayurvedic pulse diagnosis under the direction of Dr. Vasant Lad, an internationally recognized Ayurvedic Physician and author. Don was recognized in the Washingtonian Magazine as a "noted Washington DC area Practitioner" of Ayurvedic Medicine in the article, "Can The New Medicine Heal you".

Don offers Ayurvedic consultations for constitutional balancing and management of health issues.

Languages Spoken English

School Maryland Institute of Traditonal Chinese Medicine

Degree Masters Level Acupuncture / Chinese Herbal Medicine

Treatment Techniques

Acupuncture Ayurveda Cupping Herbology

Areas of Expertise

Dermatology Family Practice Fibromyalgia Gastrointestinal Disorders Geriatrics Headaches/Migraines Hypertension Immune Disorders Infertility Insomnia Internal Medicine Musculoskeletal Disorders Neurological Disorders Obstetrics & Gynecology Oncology Support Orthopedics Pain Management Sexual Dysfunction Stress/Anxiety Women's Health

Styles of Acupuncture

Auricular Acupuncture Scalp Acupuncture Traditional Chinese Acupuncture


Additional Memberships

  • Maryland Acupuncture Society
  • NCCAOM Dipl. Ac., Dipl. CH, Dipl. O.M.
  • National Ayurvedic Medical Association - Ayurvedic Doctor

The acupuncture office of Don Diggs in Bethesda, MD is within driving distance from the following cities:

Washington Alexandria Ashburn Columbia Crofton Kensington Friendship Heights Glen Echo Garrett Park Cabin John North Bethesda Silver Spring

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