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Teresa Green, L. Ac.
from 2 reviews
  • 14 years in business
Cindy S.
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I have been going to Teresa for eight years and there are no words to express the change in my well-being. When I first went to Teresa I had just been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. My hands were red, swollen, painful, and stuck in a claw-like position. I noticed a difference in mobility after the first treatment. After the first couple of weeks the swelling had decreased and I had better use of my hands. The level of pain had been greatly reduced. I chose to use acupuncture rather than prescription medicines because of the side effects and potential health problems cause by the drugs. I continue to see Teresa twice a month and I have not had any severe flare-ups. My hands may get stiff and sore but after the treatments the soreness disappears and I forget I have arthritis. The severe pain is completely gone. I have had so much success with my treatments that I see Teresa for everything from colds to hot flashes. I was always the person who was afraid of needles and thus scared of trying acupuncture. After trying it I now recommend Teresa to everyone I come in contact with. I am sure she can help you, too.

Mandalas of Life
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Katherine B.
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Loved this woman so much. Such good energy and warmth coming from such a bright individual. So much kindness and insight. So happy she could come to my home and fill it with all the beautiful energy she put inside me. 10/10 would re-experience again. I can't wait for my next session🙌


I am a licensed massage therapist offering medical massage including relaxation, injury-specific treatments, post-surgical rehabilitation, deep tissue, Swedish, and sports massage.


La'Che's Holistic Therapy And Spiritual Counseling Services offers excellent services that are centered around helping someone finding their destiny and purpose in life.

  • 21 years in business

Certified Lymphedema Therapist and Orthopedic Massage Therapist


We provide the highest quality of health with an ancient healing system that can gently and naturally harmonize your body, mind, and spirit. We specialize in the treatment of pain management, infertility, cosmetic acupuncture, allergy/sinus, migraine and headaches, depression/anxiety/stress, women's disorders, immune disorders, psycological disorders, weight loss, stop smoking, etc.


We use acupuncture, Chinese herbs and other Chinese medical modalities. Our specialties are pain, fertility, PCOS, facial rejuvenation, weight loss, and depression or anxiety issues. We are licensed acupuncturists (not medical acupuncturists) with over 20 years of experience.


Jamie Mclaughlin has 18 years of experience as an acupuncturist of both Japanese and Chinese methods. Jamie Mclaughlin is a nationally recognized herbalist, nutritional counselor, and Chinese medical massage/Tui Na practitioner.


I use acupuncture, herbs, microcurrent, color light therapy and many other techniques to help people achieve health and well-being. I treat people for many issues, including headaches, back pain, digestive issues (IBS, reflux, etc.) and infertility. I also do facial rejuvenation to help women look and feel their best without the possible side effects. I am your point for well-being.


Since 1988 Xiaoyan Wang, L.Ac. and MD (China), provides holistic healing using acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, often in combination, according to each patient's individual needs. This type of holistic therapy focuses on healing the body as a whole, while taking care of any immediate discomforts, without the negative side effects of chemically-based medicine. She has extensive experience in a wide variety of conditions, and has successfully treated the following using traditional Chinese healing methods in China and the US: * Internal Medicine Heart Diseases, Cancer Complications, Immune System Deficiencies, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and Digestive & Urinary Disorders * Gynecological Disorders Infertility, Fibroids, Menopause, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Menstrual Discomfort * Neurological and Musculoskeletal Problems Stroke, Cervical Spondylosis, Sciatica, Bell's Palsy, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Shingles, Arthritis, Tendonitis, Headaches/Migraines, Back Pain, Neck Pain, and Frozen Shoulders * Emotional and Psychological Conditions Depression, Insomnia, Anxiety, Fatigue, Stress, and Irritability * Allergies & Asthma Asthma, Sinusitis, Hay Fever, Food Allergies, and Chemical Sensitivities * Lifestyle and Other Common Conditions Auto/Sports Injury, Diabetes, Smoking Cessation, Obesity, High Blood Pressure, Libido, Impotence, High Cholesterol, Pneumonia, Bronchitis, Flu & Cold, Fever, Acne, and Eczema


Integration of Traditional Chiropractic with Modern Physical Medicine When choosing a chiropractor in Richmond, consider that in practice, as well as online. Dr. James McLelland strives for excellence through superior patient treatment, education and satisfaction. He is currently located at 3037 Lauderdale Drive, Richmond, Virginia 23233 and is a member of the Unified Virginia Chiropractic Association and the American Academy of Spine Physicians. Chiroworksva is also known as Chiropractic Centers of Short Pump, Inc. Dr. McLelland has been a chiropractor in Glen Allen for over 13 years. Within our website, Richmond and surrounding area residents will find all types of health and wellness-related information, including information about our office and services, such as chiropractic, myofacial trigger point dry needling, rehabilitative exercise, activities of daily living, stress management, therapeutic massage, headaches, back pain, neck pain, sciatica, work and auto injuries, diet and much, much more. A free monthly health review newsletter is available to anyone who would like to know the latest health news of the previous month. It is not just about spinal issues; it covers all aspects of health. A newsletter archive can also be found under the newsletter tab with hundreds of searchable topics. This newsletter is sent out one time per month and covers a wide range of topics. All you do is opt in on the newsletter page. You will also find videos of athletes and other famous people talking about what chiropractic has done for them. Just click the Chiropractic tab. These videos are updated regularly.


I am a compassionate and intuitive professional Certified Holistic Life Coach and Reiki Master with an innate ability to spiritually connect with and share the universal life energy with others. My mission is to educate and provide alternative calming, healing and balancing holistic practices. I consult one-on-one or with families and caregivers to choose the most appropriate path to holistic care. I find joy in my work with adults, children, animals, patients and staff in hospitals, hospice, animal shelters and other institutions to share holistic techniques with loving care. I believe that alternative holistic treatment can be combined with traditional medicine for optimum results. My passion is my commitment to my family, my community, all living things, and the future health of our mother earth. My ability to share includes: ~One-on-one complimentary consultation ~Holistic Wellness/Spirituality Coaching ~Aromatherapy ~Reflexology ~Raindrop and Touch Techniques for adults, children and pets or other animals ~Reiki for adults, children and pets or other animals ~Chakra Balancing ~Aura Cleansing ~Animal Reiki ~Animal Aromatherapy ~Animal holistic hospice care, coordinating with my clients' licensed veterinarians, advocate for animals ~Natural Products using Essential Oils, custom blends and products tailored to your specific needs ~Reiki Teacher

Q & A

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What is naturopathic medicine?

Naturopathic medicine is classified as an alternative healing method, but licensed naturopathic doctors share some of the same academic background as conventional medical doctors and can often prescribe some medications. According to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), naturopathic medicine is holistic care that addresses a wide range of problems including (but not limited to) allergies, chronic pain, digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, obesity, respiratory conditions, heart disease, fertility problems, menopause, adrenal fatigue, cancer, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Naturopathic medicine aims to strengthen and empower the body and its organs to heal itself through low-force interventions. Here are some examples of the type of medical services often provided by naturopathic doctors, as cited by the AANP:

  • Clinical and laboratory diagnostic testing
  • Nutritional medicine
  • Botanical medicine
  • Naturopathic physical medicine (including naturopathic manipulative therapy)
  • Hygiene
  • Counseling
  • Minor surgery
  • Homeopathy
  • Acupuncture
  • Intravenous and injection therapy
  • Naturopathic obstetrics (natural childbirth)

Can naturopathic doctors prescribe medication?

Licensed naturopathic doctors can prescribe some pharmaceutical medication. Naturopathic doctors complete academic training similar to that of conventional physicians: a bachelor’s degree with a focus on pre-med studies, followed by a four-year residential naturopathic medical program whose first two years have a similar foundation to that of a conventional medical school. After completing their studies, they must pass a post-doctoral exam. Although licensed naturopathic physicians are able to prescribe medication, they usually focus on prevention rather than treatment of symptoms. A naturopathic doctor will offer a holistic approach to your care that encompasses your mental, physical and emotional health. While they will prescribe medication as needed to treat illness, they are also likely to be creating shifts in your lifestyle and nutrition to effect deeper changes in your body’s response to illness.   

How long do naturopathic doctors go to school?

Like conventional physicians, naturopathic doctors undergo rigorous academic and clinical training prior to practice. Typically naturopathic doctors go to school for eight years. There are currently 20 states in the U.S. that provide licensing for naturopathic doctors. According to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, a naturopathic doctor must complete a bachelor’s degree and an accredited four-year residential naturopathic medical program, and pass an extensive postdoctoral board examination, the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examinations (NPLEX), in order to receive a license or registration to practice medicine.

The first two years of the residential naturopathic medical program cover many of the same areas of study as conventional medical schools. Naturopathic doctors provide primary patient holistic care. The goal of naturopathic medicine is preventative care and a focus on low force intervention healing methods. This can include natural medicines, acupuncture, hydrotherapy, homeopathy and much more. Naturopathic doctors often work in tandem with conventional medical doctors, as the two practices complement one another.

How do you find a good naturopath?

It’s important not to get misled by the title “naturopath” when searching for a naturopathic doctor. A naturopathic doctor is a licensed professional, while anyone who so desires can call themselves a naturopath. A naturopathic doctor has completed eight years of schooling and is licensed to provide high-quality medical care. When searching for a naturopathic doctor, a good place to start is by researching your state’s licensing and regulatory body for that profession.

Currently, 20 U.S. states license the practice of naturopathic medicine. For those seeking holistic, body-centered healing solutions, a naturopathic doctor can be a good fit. They use natural medicines as well as treatments such as electrotherapy and ayurvedic medicine to encourage the body to heal. Once you have determined a list of naturopathic physicians who are licensed in your state, look for reviews, ask for referrals, and interview the physician in person or by phone to find the right care provider for your health needs.

Do naturopaths take insurance?

Many naturopathic doctors accept insurance, but a separate question is whether your insurance covers alternative and naturopathic services. There are several steps you can take to find out:

  • Verify whether you live in one of the 20 states that currently licenses naturopathic physicians:
    • Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont and Washington.
  • Confirm whether your insurance will cover naturopathic medical services. Read your insurance plan’s fine print, verify whether naturopathic doctors fall into your insurance carrier’s definition of a doctor, and confirm that the care you are receiving is considered medically necessary. Questions to ask your insurance provider could include:
    • Am I covered for this treatment by a naturopathic physician?
    • Do I need a referral?
    • Is there a list of approved naturopathic doctors in my network?
    • What will the co-pay be?
    • Are there limits to my naturopathic coverage?
  • Before seeking medical care, it’s key to understand the difference between a naturopathic doctor and a naturopath. Anyone may advertise themselves as a naturopath, while to be a licensed naturopathic doctor, a person must complete academic and clinical training.
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