About Theresa Rizzo
Theresa Rizzo, A.P., Dipl. O.M.(NCCAOM), received her Acupuncture degree from Dragon Rises College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2002. Along with her Florida license as an Acupuncture Physician (AP1674), she is national board certified in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology. She has completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Health. She studied Mayan medicine in Belize with Rosita Arvigo, a traditional healer, ethnobotanist, and Doctor of Naprapathy. While in Belize, she spent time making herbal medicines as tinctures and salves. She also collected native plants for preservation and for HIV and Cancer research with the New York Botanical Garden.
Theresa has over 20 years experience as a nutritional Consultant. She worked in a community group setting working as an Acupuncturist to the Alachua County Drug Court program, treating addiction and has also worked along side Dr. Angeli Akey, and integrative western Medical doctor. for many years. She focuses her advanced studies in nutrition, herbal medicine, women's healthcare and fertility, pain management and advanced Acupuncture techniques; including but not limited to Japanese meridian therapy and Taoist styles. .
You can check out more at www.rizzoacupuncture.com
School Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine
Degree Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Styles of Acupuncture
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Q: I am 50 years old and have successfully avoided surgery on my knees for several years but have now decided to go ahead with it. Can acupuncture help my recovery at all?
A: Yes. Acupuncture is an excellent supportive therapy for many kinds of surgery. It works to improve your body's response to the trauma or inj... Read More