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

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STARTING POINT WELLNESS & ACUPUNCTURE

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

Acupuncture in Bothell

Come See How Acupuncture and Naturopathic Medicine Can Change Your Life

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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. Give us a call if you are looking to address:

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

Current Patients

Returning patients can schedule online.

Dr. Heintze Acupuncturist and Naturopathic Doctor

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

Is it Time for a Liver Tune-Up?

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.…

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Can acupuncture help with joint health?

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…

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Can acupuncture help with PMS?

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…

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Top 3 Natural Ways to help Arthritis

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,…

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Do you know these 4 facts about fibromyalgia?

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…

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Do you suffer from fibromyalgia pain?

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…

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What is neuropathic pain?

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…

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Top reasons to get acupuncture for Bell’s Palsy

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…

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Did you know this about carpal tunnel syndrome?

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.…

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