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Theresa Rizzo

Acupuncture Physician 

Theresa Rizzo, Acupuncture Physician 

About Theresa Rizzo

Theresa Rizzo, A.P., Dipl. O.M.(NCCAOM),CFMP 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 and is ceritfied in Functional Medicine. 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. .

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School Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine

Degree Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Treatment Techniques

Functional medicine Nutritional Counseling

Styles of Acupuncture

Balanced Method Acupuncture functional medicine

The acupuncture office of Theresa Rizzo in Gainesville, FL is within driving distance from the following cities:

Micanopy La Crosse Evinston Waldo Archer Alachua Earleton Graham Cross Creek Jonesville Mc Intosh Hampton

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