Acupuncture Treatments

Treatments Offered at Starting Point Acupuncture & Wellness in Bothell, WA.

Acupuncture treatments including cosmetic and facial rejuvenating acupuncture, Naturopathic medicine, acupuncture for chronic pain, cupping therapy, nutrition, and stress management techniques.

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  • Acupuncture Also Treats
  • Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Addiction Treatments
  • Auto Accidents
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Emotional Disorders
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Gynecological Disorders
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Nutrition and Diet
  • Respiratory Disorders
acupuncture and chronic pain

Acute and Chronic Pain

The World Health Organization and several other leading organizations as well as research studies have shown that acupuncture is an effective treatment for acute and chronic pain.

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Acupuncture and naturopathic medicine can help with reduce the frequency of panic attacks and decrease symptoms associated with anxiety.

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Natural Treatment for Arthritis


Acupuncture has been found to be extremely effective at treating the pain and inflammation associated with all types of arthritis.

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Acupuncture can be effective conjunctive treatment for asthma. Symptoms of asthma include wheezing, shortness of breath, trouble breathing, and coughing.

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Acupuncture for auto accidents and injuries

Auto Accidents & Personal Injury

Acupuncture can help increase healing from injuries resulting from auto accidents such as whiplash, back pain, muscle spasms, and headaches and get you back to feeling pain-free in no-time!

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Monthly Wellness Package

B12 Shots

Vitamin Injections: B12 Shots What is B12? B12 is an essential vitamin critical for healthy brain, nerve, and cardiovascular function. B12 works together with folate to synthesize DNA and blood cells. It is also involved in the creation of key parts of the nervous system and nerve health. What is a B12 deficiency? It is…

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Natural treatment for bronchitis


Treating Bronchitis at Starting Point Acupuncture and Wellness. Acupuncture can aid in the recovery from bronchitis by improving cough, energy, and boosting immune system.

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carpal tunnel syndrome and acupuncture

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Neuropathy

Acupuncture has been shown to be an effective treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Neuropathy. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a hand and arm condition.

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Season of Winter

Circulatory Problems

Acupuncture can help to increase circulation and to decrease responses to cold weather which are known triggers for the disease.

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Natural treatments for common cold

Common Cold

Acupuncture and naturopathic medicine have been shown to prevent and shorten the duration of the common cold.

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Acupuncture can help reduce pain and inflammation, improve joint movement, in persons who have complex regional pain syndrome.

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acupuncture for diarrhea


Acupuncture and natural medicine can help to regulate digestion, ease constipation, decrease bloating or abdominal pain associated with digestion.

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Cosmetic and Rejuvenation acupuncture

Cosmetic Acupuncture

If you’re ready to take a natural approach to facial rejuvenation, consider the many benefits of facial rejuvenation acupuncture instead of more invasive techniques or artificial solutions. Call Starting Point at (425) 686-4498 to schedule your Glowing Skin Consult today!

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Acupuncture can assist the body’s natural detoxification and chemical production to relieve withdrawal symptoms, cravings, help manage stress, and level emotions.

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Ehler-Danlos Syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Acupuncture has also been beneficial for people with EDS to help reduce pain and fatigue and ease discomfort from headaches and sleep disturbances.

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acupuncture for fertility

Fertility Enhancement

Research suggests that acupuncture may be helpful to couples undergoing in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for Fertility enhancement.

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Solutions for fibromyalgia


There are many effective and natural treatment options for those who suffer from fibromyalgia. We look holistically to treat the root cause, support, and work to prevent symptoms.

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Treatment for frozen shoulder

Frozen Shoulder

  Dr. Ellie Heintze, ND, LAc, is a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist in Bothell, WA at her practice Starting Point Acupuncture. She is a pain specialist, seeing people who suffer from chronic pain, migraines, as well as digestive issues. Offering pain relief injections, acupuncture, and nutrition consults. Most insurances accepted. Dr. Ellie Heintze is also the author of the book, A…

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headache and acupuncture


Acupuncture has been shown to be highly effective at reducing frequency and duration of a headache as well as preventing headaches.

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acupuncture helps hemorrhoids


Acupuncture can be effective in the treatment of hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids may be caused by a few different factors. The most common cause of hemorrhoids is repeated straining while having a bowel movement.

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Hypertension and Acupuncture


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acupuncture helps IBD

IBD: Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis

Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD) is a common digestive disorder. Acupuncture can be an effective treatment for symptoms experienced in IBD.

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indigestion and acupuncture


Acupuncture and natural medicine can work to find the root cause of heartburn/reflux/indigestion.

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Insomnia and acupuncture


Acupuncture works on insomnia. Sleep better and get your life back with acupuncture and naturopathic medicine!

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acupuncture helps irregular menstruation

Irregular Menstruation

Women with irregular menstruation may experience heavy bleeding during their periods, infrequent or frequent menstrual periods, or spotting between periods.

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Natural help for menopause symptoms

Menopause Syndrome

Acupuncture can help reduce symptoms of menopause. Traditional Chinese acupuncture may be useful in reducing the severity of hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause.

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Acupuncture and Natural Medicine Can Work to Decrease Acute Headache Pain. Migraine attacks can cause significant pain for hours to days and be so severe that individuals need to lie down in a dark place.

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Essential Vitamins for optimal health

Nutrition Counseling

Nutrition and Diet Coaching   Our clinic sees patients in conjunction with natural medicine and acupuncture to offer more extensive nutrition foundation for optimum health. We strongly believe that a good gut and digestive health paves the way for whole body wellness. That is why we set aside additional time to discuss individualized meal plans,…

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Treatment for plantar fasciitis pain

Plantar Fasciitis

Learn about the many natural and effective treatments for heel, foot, and plantar fasciitis pain. Get back to walking pain-free in no time!

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acupuncture for depression


Many women think that they just need to learn to “live with it” when it comes to problems with their menstrual cycle. PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) is relatively easy condition for acupuncturists to treat.

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arthritis and acupuncture

Post Stroke Symptoms

Acupuncture can help people with post-stroke symptoms. Symptoms that have shown improvement with acupuncture are pain, muscle weakness, paralysis and more.

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Natural treatment for rhinitis


Rhinitis is inflammation or irritation affecting the mucous membranes inside the nose. Start breathing easier with Acupuncture and Naturopathic Medicine.

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Seasonal allergy treatment

Seasonal Allergies

Acupuncture and natural medicine can look to find the cause of certain seasonal allergies and work to prevent seasonal attacks.

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Natural treatments for sinusitis


Acupuncture can help reduce inflammation in the nasal passage ways as well as finding root cause of sinusitis to prevent recurrent episodes to get you breathing easier.

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Acupuncture helped girl with skin disorder.

Skin Disorders

Finding the root cause in the key in the success and treatment of certain skin disorders, not just treating the symptoms.

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Smoking Cessation

Acupuncture can empower you to take control and begin a healthy and smoke-free life! Acupuncture treatments focus on your jitters, cravings, irritability and restlessness; all symptoms that my patients complain about while they are trying to quit.

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Rheumatoid arthritis

Sports Injury

What is biopuncture? The goal of Biopuncture is to stimulate the natural inflammatory processes in order to get a complete and natural healing of the injured tissues. When would you get biopuncture?   Common indications for Biopuncture include: neck, mid-back, lower back, and sacro-iliac pain; various tendon problems (tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, knee pain); shoulder pain;…

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acupuncture and chronic stress


“I feel so relaxed” is one of the most common responses my patients report after acupuncture treatment. Stress, anxiety are gone with acupuncture!

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Tennis Elbow

There are many effective treatment options for tennis elbow to get you back to exercising in no time!

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Natural treatments for trigeminal neuralgia

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Acupuncture has been shown to be an effective treatment for symptoms experienced from trigeminal neuralgia. Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal nerve.

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Whiplash and neck pain following car accident


By adding acupuncture to their treatment plan, I often see a reduction or even a resolution of pain from whiplash in as many as 75% of cases after only a few treatments!

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