About Dr. Heather Richmond
Heather received her Masters of Science in TCM from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences in Oakland, CA, then her Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2014 from Five Branches University. Based out of San Jose, CA, Five Branches University provides students with the opportunity to learn from top TCM practitioners, both domestic and international. Her capstone project involved designing a novel protocol for treating spinal cord injuries (SCI), combining cutting-edge stem cell therapies, acupuncture, and electrostimulation.
For over ten years, Heather has dedicated her life to TCM. She is currently on the board of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado. Patient care is her top priority, and she remains an active student even day.
Languages Spoken American Sign Language, English
School Five Branches University
Degree Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
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