Acupuncture In Albuquerque, NM

Melissa K Stockton, DOM, P.C.

Quality Health Care for the Whole Person

Welcome to the Acupuncture and Herb Clinic, offering Oriental medicine care to the Albuquerque, NM, area since 2000.

Dr. Melissa Stockton addresses a wide range of health issues, including acute and chronic pain, allergies, digestive troubles, sleep disturbances, emotional problems, and side effects from chemotherapy and radiation, to name just a few. She utilizes acupuncture, Chinese herbology, auricular medicine, and Sheng Zhen Qigong, along with other modalities, carefully evaluating each person to determine what combination will best meet their health care goals.

Oriental medicine offers people two benefits: it helps them to reach a healthful state of balance, and it supports them in maintaining that balanced state. Dr. Stockton’s primary objective is to help people reach their full health potential without the use of debilitating medications or surgery, whenever possible.

Dr. Stockton received her master’s degree in Oriental Medicine from the International Institute of Chinese Medicine in Albuquerque, NM. She is a nationally board-certified acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist licensed by the state of New Mexico as a Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM). Dr. Stockton has also worked as a licensed independent social worker in the Western medical setting in Albuquerque, NM; New York, NY; Columbia, MD; and Portland, OR.

Call 505-888-6208 today to find out how we can help you on your journey to improved health and well-being.

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