Natural Integrative Medicine in New Canaan, CT

Here at Sophia Natural Health Center, we focus on our New Canaan patients’ overall health using natural methods. Natural Integrative Medicine is a holistic approach to healing conditions from anxiety to Lyme disease with drug-free solutions.*


Our wonderful staff here at Sophia can help you lead a healthy lifestyle physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. We blend holistic methods together, like acupuncture and Natural Integrative Medicine to help your entire body function at its highest potential. We believe in the power of natural healing methods and customize each of patients plans throughout the New Canaan area.*

Led by top physicians specializing in a natural approach to health and wellness, we will work together to determine the cause of your illness or issue. Our team will create a custom program for you in order to get you back to your optimal health.*

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Our Office Serving New Canaan, CT

 31 Old Rte 7, Brookfield, CT 06804

Phone: (203) 740-9300

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8:30AM – 6PM
Tuesday: 1:00PM – 5PM
Wednesday: 8:30AM – 6PM
Thursday: 11:00AM – 6PM
Friday: 8:30AM – 12PM
Saturday: 8:30AM – 12PM                                              Sunday: Closed

Conditions We Treat

Patients all throughout the New Canaan area have found relief from us here at Sophia. Using a blend of Natural Integrative Medicine and acupuncture, our physicians will diagnose your pain and create a personalized treatment plan, getting you back to a pain-free life.*

Chronic Pain

Persistent pain due to injury or damaged nerves that can last anywhere from a few weeks to multiple years.


Generally speaking, anxiety is a common nervous disorder that causes people to feel anxious, nervous, or worrisome.

Cardiovascular Disease

Heart issues that involve diseased vessels, blood clots, and structural problems.


A mental health disorder that causes mental impairment, and creates negative feelings and actions towards oneself.


A sleep disorder that causes issues falling or staying asleep, and can lead to a lack of energy or the inability to focus.

Lyme Disease

This tick-borne disease is caused by the bacteria Borrelia, and is transmitted through tick-bites.


Fatigue may occur after an illness or mental or physical exhaustion, causing a severe lack of energy.

Digestion Problems

Problems in the digestive tract that cause pain or bloating, some digestion problems include IBD, IBS, and GERD.

Sports & Accident Injuries

May include sprains or strains due to injuries during physical activity or recreational sports.

Experienced, Professional Acupuncturists Providers Serving New Canaan, CT

Our knowledgeable specialists will customize a treatment plan based off of your symptoms, condition, and history. We blend together aspects of Traditional Medicine Diagnostics, natural treatments, and Western Medicine to create a well-rounded plan of action. Our founder, Dr. Kenneth Hoffman has helped thousands of patients in the New Canaan area through acupuncture and Natural Integrative Medicine.*

Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, DAOM, L.Ac.

Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, DAOM, L.Ac.

Our Medical Director and Founder

Ken Hoffman is a Doctor of Acupuncture and a specialist in Natural Medical Care. In 1991, he began private training under the tutelage of a Taoist medical and qi gong master where he began learning the art of Chinese healing.

He then completed a 4 year Chinese medical school program with an internship at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers, NY. He has performed more than 18,000 acupuncture treatments on over 7,000 patients since starting his practice which has now grown into the busiest clinic of its kind in the state of Connecticut.

The system of Medicine he has founded, Integrative Natural Medicine, is a unique blend of his years of experience and combines the best of eastern medicine and modern functional medical sciences.

Your Different Treatment Options

Acupuncture Services in New Canaan, CT

Through the use of thin sterile needles and acupuncture points, many patients find great relief from pain and stress through acupuncture, one of the main components to Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is said that for optimal health you should have a balance of yin and yang, known as Qi, and when something interrupts that energy flow pain and other problems can arise. Through this treatment patients can utilize yet another alternative healing option.*

Secondary Acupuncture Therapies


Cupping, offered in either wet or dry, uses suction cups to stimulate your skin and muscles, and can aid in cellular repairs, reduce muscle tension, and have overall health and wellness benefits. This therapy is another form of alternative medicine that we practice here at Sophia, and can help our New Canaan patients reduce stress and muscle aches.*


Also known as moist heat therapy, Diathermy can help reduce aches and pains associated with muscle and joint issues. Using high-frequency electric currents to stimulate heat generation in tissue, this form of therapy can increase blood flow and even help speed up healing throughout the body by destroying unhealthy tissue or clot bleeding vessels.*


Another form of Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture is moxibustion, a form of heat therapy which involves the burning of a dried mugwort (a small spongy herb), over the surface of the skin with the intention of stimulating the flow of Qi. This technique can help our New Canaan patients rid themselves of certain pathogens and maintain their general health.

Tu Nai

We offer our New Canaan patients another form of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tui Na. This method of manipulative therapy can be used in conjunction with acupuncture, moxibustion, and cupping, and is sometimes used as a replacement for acupuncture depending on the patients needs. Tui Na helps harmonize the bodies yin and yang, in hopes to maintain Qi; energy that circulates your body.*

Dietary Therapy in New Canaan, CT

For patients in the New Canaan area who are looking to continue their healthy lifestyle through nutrition and dieting, our expert specialists can guide you through Chinese Dietary Therapy, a concept of considering the energies certain foods posses and how they either feed or invade your bodies Qi.*

Chinese Dietary Therapy, or Chinese Food Therapy, suggests eating in moderation, but mainly promotes nutrition and its connection with your bodies yin and yang.

Herbal Medicine & Supplementation in New Canaan, CT

Through the blend of various natural medicinal properties, like vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and hormones, patients can continue on a path to maintaining optimal health. We help our patients do so with a combination of herbal medicine and supplements.

Our main goal here at Sophia is to provide our New Canaan patients with natural methods to improve their health. Another way we do this is by blending techniques found in Natural Integrative Medicine with those in herbal and nutraceutical medicine. A balance between these can help promote and maintain general health.*

Lifestyle Counseling in New Canaan, CT

Our New Canaan patients can find many benefits here at Sophia, one of which is lifestyle counseling. One of our trained specialists can present you with a customized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. Perhaps you find it difficult to stay asleep, or battle with daily anxiety, we can help you get your life on a positive track and let you live your ideal lifestyle.*

Additional Services We Offer

Focusing on the ways of Traditional Chinese Medicine, allows us to extend our services of Acupuncture, Dietary Therapy, Lifestyle Counseling, and Herbal Medicine to our New Canaan patients. At our office in Brookfield, we also specialize in a number of other secondary services:


Your Natural Medicine Specialist Serving New Canaan, CT

Our patients overall health and wellness is our top priority here at Sophia Natural Health Center. We strive to provide our patients with the best natural healthcare and holistic treatment options. We treat your body and its energy as a whole, helping to heal and maintain balance emotionally, physically, mentally, and spiritually.*
*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary. Sophia Natural Health Center does not guarantee certain results

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The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary. SOPHIA Natural Health Center does not guarantee certain results.

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