- Bothell Acupuncture -
STARTING POINT WELLNESS & ACUPUNCTURE
Specializing in Chronic Pain Management, Neuropathy, Migraine Headaches, and Complex Chronic Conditions in Bothell and the surrounding Seattle area.
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Meet Dr. Ellie Heintze
Dr. Heintze is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist in Washington State.
- Master’s Degree in Acupuncture
- Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine
- Master’s Degree in Chemistry
Northern Arizona University
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Benefits of Acupuncture
Is it Time for a Liver Tune-Up? In Traditional Chinese Medicine, each season is ruled by a particular organ system and spring is connected to the liver. What does this mean and do you need a liver tune-up? You probably notice changes in the way you feel, both physically and mentally, as the seasons change.…Read More
Can acupuncture help with joint health? If you suffer from joint pain, you know how debilitating it can be. We often hear that “I have tried everything, PT, medications, and exercises but nothing helps!” Are there natural, safe, and effective ways to help improve joint health and ease pain? If you suffer from chronic joint…Read More
Can acupuncture help with PMS? Do you get irritable, feel like your mood goes from one extreme to another for no apparent reason? Or do you feel like your body balloons up before your period? Water retention, bloating, swelling? Or get extreme fatigue, depression, severe abdominal cramps, food cravings? These are just some of…Read More
Top 3 Natural Ways to help Arthritis Do you suffer from achy joints or arthritis? Have you been told by your doctor that “imaging is normal” you “just have arthritis” and prescribed physical therapy but given nothing to help actually decrease or stop the inflammation? Are you not able to garden, go for walks,…Read More
Do you know these 4 facts about fibromyalgia? Those who suffer from fibromyalgia know about the daily widespread pain, fatigue, foggy head, and often sleep problems that accompany it. Often we hear at Starting Point Acupuncture, “I have tried everything else and this is my last resort” or “My doctor keeps wanting to put me…Read More
Do you suffer from widespread fibromyalgia pain? Pain that has a life of its own? Pain that moves seemingly randomly? Plagued by severe fatigue and recurring migraines? This is what it’s like to suffer from fibromyalgia. Its symptoms make every day life incredibly difficult and mundane, daily tasks nearly impossible. Fibromyalgia…Read More
What is neuropathic pain? Neuropathic pain is quite common and is caused by nerve damage. This nerve damage can be triggered by diabetes, postherpetic neuralgia “shingles,” post-stroke complications, or idiopathic “unknown cause.” People often describe the pain as severe, typically burning, tingling, sometimes sharp or stabbing pains. The pain can be constant or come and…Read More
Top reasons to get acupuncture for Bell’s Palsy Bell’s palsy involves acute spontaneous paralysis of the facial nerve on one side of your face. It is known to have an inflammatory and infections cause. Since symptoms are often sudden and resemble stroke symptoms, patients should seek immediate medical attention to rule out causes and…Read More
Did you know this about carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common condition that causes pain, tingling, and weakness in the hand and wrist. It typically develops when the median nerve is compressed. Common interventions are hand therapy exercises, splinting, and pain medications. In severe cases, injections or surgery is often recommended.…Read More