- Bothell Acupuncture -
STARTING POINT WELLNESS & ACUPUNCTURE
Specializing in Telehealth, Chronic Pain Management, Neuropathy, Migraine Headaches, and Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture Programs in Bothell and the surrounding Seattle area
Come See How Acupuncture and Naturopathic Medicine Can Change Your Life
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.
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.
We provide safe, natural, alternative, holistic wellness and quality of care. Give us a call if you are looking to address:
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
- Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine
- Master’s Degree in Chemistry
Northern Arizona University
- Latest Blogs -
Benefits of Acupuncture
Top Tips to Manage Stress while at work: Today the average worker experiences stress levels higher than in previous decades. There are many causes to the increase in stress but there are also many ways to effectively combat these stressors and experience a life with less stress and more happiness. One of the main reasons…Read More
How to Improve Gut Health Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” And while this may not be 100% true for every disease in every person, more and more research shows that our gut (digestive system) has a bigger role in many diseases than we used to think. And we’re not just talking about…Read More
Top 3 ways acupuncture can help with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune condition involving pain in major joints. RA is the most common type of autoimmune arthritis and the CDC states that about 52.5 million people suffer from some sort of arthritis. Some early symptoms of RA include more than…Read More
Can acupuncture help you stay focused? What does the research say? A recent study published by the Journal of Neural Regeneration Research found acupuncture treatments can lead to improved cognitive function. Functional brain MRIs showed an increase in the communication areas of the brain associated with higher level cognitive function and memory. When cognitive…Read More
Effective natural options for relief: Acupuncture for migraines Migraine headaches are a bit of mystery to the medical world. This ailment tends to be poorly understood and frequently undiagnosed and under-treated. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, this neurological disease affects nearly 39 million Americans. Migraines are characterized by severe, throbbing pain usually found on…Read More
Grab Dr. Ellie’s IBS Helpsheet for FREE! What does the research say about acupuncture and IBS? IBS Relief: Research Update In a recent study published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology, researchers conducted a meta-analysis of six randomized, placebo-controlled, clinical trials and found acupuncture had a statistically significant, positive effect on IBS symptoms. The…Read More
Tips to Combat Seasonal Allergies in the PNW and Seattle A runny nose, sneezing, itchy watery eyes…also known as symptoms of allergies. Allergies can really be a pain. It is estimated that nearly 50 million Americans suffer from allergies every year, and spend over $18 billion a year on over-the-counter allergy medications. What if there…Read More
3 Steps to Restful Sleep Getting enough truly restful sleep is one of the most biggest factors in staying healthy and balanced, mentally and physically. Actually sleeping enough is much easier said than done for a lot of people, though. Our busy lives can prevent us from placing a premium on sleep, and anxiety…Read More
Research Update: Acupuncture and postoperative nausea and vomiting Postoperative nausea and vomiting, often caused by the body’s response to anesthesia, is a very common symptom. Depending on the severity, this can prolong a patient’s recovery time and the length of their hospital stay as well as cause complications to the surgery depending on the type…Read More