Our Mission Is To Provide You With A Starting Point To Regain Your Health And Live Your Life Pain-Free

- Bothell Acupuncture -
STARTING POINT WELLNESS & ACUPUNCTURE

Specializing in Chronic Pain Management, Neuropathy, Migraine Headaches, and Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture Programs in Bothell and the surrounding Seattle area

Acupuncture in Bothell

Come See How Acupuncture and Naturopathic Medicine Can Change Your Life

We provide safe, natural, alternative, holistic wellness and quality of care. Schedule a free consultation if you are looking to address:

Chronic Pain Management
Migraine Headache
Arthritis
Cosmetic Acupuncture
Neuropathy
Sports Injuries
Insomnia
Digestive Health, IBS, Food Allergies, Autoimmune

I have been treated for hip pain issues. I have found that the acupuncture has helped to control the pain and discomfort that I have been experiencing. I would recommend Starting Acupuncture if you are looking for relief that you have not received with other forms of treatment. - S.F.

I'm impressed. Dr. Ellie is an excellent provider. She successfully relieved a migraine in progress. The ones in between are usually less severe than they were. That's why I sought out Starting Point. A side benefit has been better sleep and reflux relief. - A.S.

I was recommended to Dr. Ellie by my neighbor. I can't thank her enough. I have had several acupuncture treatments over the past four weeks and the results are miraculous for my allergies. I expect to continue on to wellness treatment. The office is peaceful, very clean and operated in an extremely professional manner. - D.C.

I am a believer in Acupuncture, I have chronic Neck and arm pain and the treatments I have received have made the pain go away. I started my appointments in so much pain I could not lay down and relax so I started using a chair. By the 5th or 6th appointment I was able to relax and lay down. It's not an overnight treatment but I would suggest to anyone to try this and highly recommend Starting Point. - W.M.

Dr. Ellie was great. I came in to see her with a foot issue and I was also very stressed out. Her ongoing acupuncture treatments really helped with my foot and especially with my stress levels. She is professional offices were comfortable I enjoyed every time I went in.I would recommend her anytime. - D.D.

New Patients

Scheduling your appointment is easy! Call the office to schedule an appointment.

Upon scheduling you will receive an email to complete New Patient Paperwork, found under "Manage Your Appointment" in the email.

Got Questions?

Give us a call or read more about our services below. Starting Point is a preferred provider with PIP (auto injury), Premera, Lifewise, Aetna, First Choice, Kaiser PPO, and Regence plans.

Acupuncture
Chronic Pain Management
Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture
Biopuncture
Scar Treatment 
Vitamin Shots
Nutritional and Wellness Consults
Online Courses

Current Patients

Returning patients can schedule online.

Meet Dr. Ellie Heintze

Dr. Heintze is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist (East Asian Medical Practitioner) in the state of Washington.

  • Master’s Degree in Acupuncture
    Bastyr University
  • Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine
    Bastyr University
  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry
    Northern Arizona University

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