About Steve Paine
Steve Paine, OMD is an acupuncturist licensed in Connecticut and Hawaii, a diplomat of the (US) National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists, a Certified Disability Evaluator and a diplomat of the National Board of Acupuncture Orthopedics. Steve received his Doctor of Oriental Medicine degree from the Postgraduate Institute of Oriental Medicine located in Hong Kong, in 1989. He is private practice in Sinsbury, Conneccticut and is an appointed member of the Connecticut Worker's Compensation Medical Advisory Panel. specializing in the reduction of opioid use in Worker's Compensation cases through the use of acupuncture.
Steve completed the China Ministry of Public Health Advanced Acupuncture Training Program at the Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing, China. He graduated from Union College, Schenectady, New York. Steve is a past President of the Hawaii Acupuncture Association and a member of the US-China Medical Association.
Dr. Paine is the current president of the National Guild of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, NGAOM Guild 62,(www.ngaom.org), AFL-CIO affiliated member of the OPEIU, Office and Professional Employees International Union. The AFL-CIO has 11.2 million members as of June 2018. The Guild is dedicated to the professional and economic success of licensed acupuncturists through educational reform, continuing education, and the most intensive lobbying efforts of any national or state association of licensed acupuncturists.
Steve uses a comprehensive approach to treating patients which respects and complements conventional allopathic medical treatments. Emphasis is placed on physical complaints but with a keen appreciation of the client's emotional and mental states. Underlying his approach is the assumption that illness and discomfort often have roots that go deeper than the physical and that attitude and lifestyle have a profound effect on physical health.
People who use acupuncture and Chinese medicine in conjunction with their medical doctor and other health-care professionals report the highest levels of satisfaction in their overall health.
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School Union College, Schenectady, NY; Postgraduate Institute of Oriental Medicine, Hong Kong
Degree BA, OMD
- National Guild of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NGAOM) AFL-CIO Guild 62, President
- National Board of Acupuncture Orthopedics (NBAO)
- Certified Disability Evaluator
- Independent Medical Evaluator
- Chinese Medicine Council Listed Chinese Medicine Practitioner
- US China Medical Association
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