- Bothell Acupuncture -
STARTING POINT ACUPUNCTURE

Specializing in Chronic Pain Management, Neuropathy, Migraine Headaches, Fertility Acupuncture, and Complex Chronic Conditions in Bothell and the surrounding Seattle area.

Acupuncture in Bothell

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

Come see how Acupuncture and Naturopathic Medicine can change your life. Give us a call or read more about our specialities below.

Acupuncture
Neuropathy
Migraine Headaches
Fibromyalgia
Optimal Fertility Program
Online Courses

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"I’ve been seeing Dr Heintze for 3-4 weeks now and the results treating my persistent headaches have been amazing. Highly recommended!" -DL

"Very grateful acupuncture was recommended to me for severe night sweats...I've been asking every provider I saw since January for any help. I've just finished my first week of sessions and already seeing improvements. The office is very clean and relaxing at the same time." -OM

"I am so very grateful to have found Dr. Heintze for treatment of neuropathy in both my legs and feet. Over the last four months a regular regimen of acupuncture and treatment have lessened my symptoms, and I feel that my condition is now more manageable. Thank you! Dr. Heintze has a professional, warm and caring demeanor and takes time to answer all my questions and explains how the treatment works. My experience has been excellent and I highly recommend Starting Point Acupuncture!" -BN

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?

We provide safe, natural, alternative, holistic wellness and quality of care. Call us if you are looking to address:

Chronic Pain Management
Migraine Headache
Arthritis
Fertility
Fibromyalgia
Neuropathy
Sports Injury
Insomnia
Digestive Health, IBS, Food Allergies
Autoimmune

Meet Dr. Ellie Heintze

Dr. Heintze is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist in Washington State.

  • 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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Benefits of Acupuncture

Top 3 Eye Disorders Acupuncture Can Help

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How Can Acupuncture Reduce Symptoms of TMJ?

How Can Acupuncture Reduce Symptoms of TMJ? Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMJ) is a common complaint seen and is becoming more frequently reported. Most patients note symptoms of jaw pain, tension, headaches, ear pain, jaw “popping or clicking,” tinnitus, and even trouble chewing. Many with TMJ seek treatments as it can dramatically affect their quality of life,…

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Evidence of Acupuncture Increasing Sport Performance

How Can Acupuncture Increase Sport Performance? Did you know that athletes are turning towards alternative medicine to help them increase sports performance and to help recover faster from sport related injuries? Yep! Common injuries include: shoulder/rotator cuff strain, elbow injuries like tennis or golfer’s elbow, lower back pain, sprain strain of hamstrings or quads, knee…

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What no one tells you about macular degeneration

Acupuncture and Macular Degeneration Macular degeneration (MD) is an eye disorder that is characterized by a progressive degeneration of the retina. It is estimated that around 200 million people world wide suffer from this disorder. The incidence of MD increases with age, however there are limited treatment options available. There are two types of MD,…

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Acupuncture found to repair injured nerves

Did you know that Acupuncture was found to repair injured nerves? In a recent study in the journal Neural Regeneration Research, found that acupuncture can help repair injured nerves. The study measured the effectiveness of acupuncture on nerve function by measuring nerve conduction using electromyography. Electromyography is a diagnostic tool used to measure nerve health and…

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7 Ways To Alleviate Arthritis

7 Ways To Alleviate Arthritis Arthritis is a condition characterized by painful inflammation and stiffness in the joints. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 52.5 million U.S. adults suffer from either arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, or lupus. If you have arthritis, check out these 7 ways to alleviate arthritis. #1)…

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Acupuncture For Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ)

Can acupuncture help TMJ pain? Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ) is a common condition that is characterized by pain and jaw dysfunction. TMJ is used to describe a wide range of conditions associated with jaw pain and restricted jaw movement. While TMJ isn’t life-threatening, it can negatively impact a person’s quality of life, causing bouts of…

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5 Ways To Boost Your Fertility

Learn 5 ways to boost your fertility Struggling to get pregnant? About 10 percent of couples struggle with infertility and an inability to conceive, according to the Centers for Disease Control. For those struggling to have children, fertility treatment can become tiring and expensive very quickly. Check out these top 5 ways to boost fertility.…

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Relieve Your Arthritis With Acupuncture

Relieve Your Arthritis With Acupuncture Arthritis is a painful and oftentimes debilitating condition that’s characterized by inflammation within one or more joints. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 2 people will develop osteoarthritis of the knee by the age of 85. It’s important to note, however, that there are…

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