• What are the needles like?
    Acupuncture needles are extremely thin and made of high quality stainless steel. Unlike hypodermic needles, their tip is smooth and not hollow. Only pre-sterilized needles are used and they are ...
  • What is Acupuncture?
    Acupuncture is the insertion of fine needles into the body at precise points which have been shown to be effective in the treatment of specific health problems. These acupuncture points ...
  • How does acupuncture work?
    According to traditional Chinese medicine, each person is viewed as a complete energetic system. Energy, or Qi (pronounced chee), flows along pathways called channels or meridians that cover the entire ...
Injury Prevention Tips

Injury Prevention Tips

Avoid training when your tired, you should be strong and ready to exercise. Increase your carbohydrates during heavy training. Be sure to rest, the more you train, increase rest ratio.  Rest is how the body regenerates. Treat even seemingly minor injuries carefully to prevent further problems. Recovery time is important.  Never train hard if your […]

Acupuncture or Surgery?

Acupuncture or Surgery?

Athletes will try anything to beat pain and get back in the game.  For the most part, that means taking drugs that carry harmful or annoying side effects or, in  the worst of cases, undergoing surgery.  But doctors at Columbia University Medical Center see real promise in acupuncture.  “Lots of cyclists suffer from pelvic pain, […]

New York Times Article: NFL Football Players receive acupuncture

New York Times Article: NFL Football Players receive acupuncture

Stretched out on a massage table in his Long Island City condominium, Jets fullback Tony Richardson closed his eyes. Over the next hour, he groaned and grimaced and eventually fell asleep, as Lisa Ripi, the traveling N.F.L. acupuncturist, went to work. Ripi poked and prodded Richardson on a recent Tuesday, using blue and pink needles, until his […]

What are the needles like?

What are the needles like?

Acupuncture needles are extremely thin and made of high quality stainless steel. Unlike hypodermic needles, their tip is smooth and not hollow. Only pre-sterilized needles are used and they are always disposed of immediately after each use. This assures there is no transmission of communicable diseases from patient to patient.

Acupuncture For Migraines

Acupuncture For Migraines

The Pain Clinic and Medical Department of Skodsborg Sanatorium in Denmark conducted a randomized double-blind study which compared acupuncture needling with the drug metoprolol in controlling migraines. Both groups showed a significant reduction in frequency or duration of attacks, with no significant difference between the two groups. The metoprolol group showed a greater reduction in […]

How does Acupuncture Work?

How does Acupuncture Work?

According to traditional Chinese medicine, each person is viewed as a complete energetic system. Energy, or Qi (pronounced chee), flows along pathways called channels or meridians that cover the entire body somewhat like nerves and blood vessels do. Naturally, energy flows toward areas where it is deficient and away from areas where there is an […]

Acupuncture Becoming Mainstream in Western Medicine

Acupuncture Becoming Mainstream in Western Medicine

December 26, 2008 Dear Mayo Clinic: What do you think of acupuncture as a treatment for various ailments? How does it work? Answer: Acupuncture, which has been used and studied throughout the world for more than 4,000 years, can be utilized to rebalance the flow of energy (Qi) in the body and effectively treat many […]

What is Acupuncture?

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is the insertion of fine needles into the body at precise points which have been shown to be effective in the treatment of specific health problems. These acupuncture points have been mapped by Chinese practitioners over a period of two thousand years. Yet, it was only recently that advanced electromagnetic research has confirmed the […]

David Fitch, L.Ac, CMT

Serving: BOULDER, CO….. LAFAYETTE, CO….. LOUISVILLE, CO….. SUPERIOR, CO….. BROOMFIELD, CO The emphasis of this site is on Health and Wellness using Chinese Medicine principles.  Acupuncture, Sports Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Tui Na massage. I am David Fitch, Nationally Certified and Colorado licensed Acupuncturist and Oriental Medicine Practitioner. I am a General Practitioner with special interests […]

 
David Fitch, L.Ac, CMT

David Fitch, L.Ac, Dipl.Ac, CMT

David Fitch is a Nationally Certified and Colorado licensed Acupuncturist and Oriental Medicine Practitioner. His special interests include Sports Injuries, Pain Management, Joint Mobility Management, Digestive Disorders, Emotional Well-Being, Immune Support, Wellness and Men’s Reproductive Health.
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