INM – Integrative Natural Medicine makes SOPHIA Natural Health Center different
Our approach to health, called Integrative Natural Medicine, is what makes us unique. Under the supervision of our medical director, Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, DACM, L.Ac., we employ the best of the ancient wisdom of Chinese Medicine combined with the modern science of Naturopathic care. We use cutting-edge laboratory and diagnostic testing to find the source of your health concerns and treat them using acupuncture, physical therapies, herbal medicine, nutrition, and lifestyle counseling. We work with you to create a natural solution and health program designed just for you.*
Greater Brookfield’s Trusted Acupuncturists & Naturopathic Doctors
SOPHIA Natural Health offers the best natural health care in Connecticut. We can help you maintain or regain your health.
Don’t give up hope.
We very often succeed when all other treatments have failed.
At SOPHIA Natural Health we have combined Chinese medicine diagnostics and natural treatments with western medical knowledge to find the root of your diagnosis. Once we find your body’s imbalance we can better treat your ailment. We understand each patient is different, that’s why each plan is customized to our patients can garner the best results.*
Lower Back Pain
Prior to coming to see you at SOPHIA, I had horrible lower back pain that also went into my hips…I couldn’t walk up and down the stairs and literally took Advil everyday…Since I’ve been coming to SOPHIA…I can walk up and down a flight of stairs again and no longer need a daily dose of Advil. Less pain makes a happier you!
Before coming to SOPHIA, my 14 year old son, CJ was dealing with ADHD Inattentive Type. He was always a hot mess, forgetting his homework, completely disorganized, his room was a wreck…
After starting acupuncture treatments in February 2019, CJ is doing much better at managing his time, and his room is actually pretty clean! He seems to be focused more with everything. His grades all went up, and his STAR math score sky-rocketed for the last semester!
I have had occaisonal bouts of vertigo and backaches, but my main concern was my breast health! I have never liked mammography and prefer the ease and comfort of the SOPHIA procedure (Thermography). However, over time my “T” rating has gone up and so I started acupuncture treatments.
Since starting treatments in October of 2018, my vertigo is completely gone and I know if it ever comes back I could quickly get rid of it with acupuncture. My backaches are receding due to the wonderful massages either manually or with the “Pure Wave” machine. After my last thermograph, my last “T” report has improved and I feel confident it will continue to improve.
Abdominal Pain, Bloating, & Energy
Before coming to SOPHIA in February 2016, I suffered for years with a “bad gut”. I had been diagnosed with hindgut inertia, an overgrowth of bacteria in my small intesting, and acid reflux. I had very painful stomachaches [and] bloating…My doctor put me on medications that I took for years… My energy was horrible in the afternoon and I’d have trouble staying awake for the communte home from work.
Since starting treatments at SOPHIA, they found the root cause of my bad gut…I no longer have that “bad gut”, acid reflux, or painful stomachaches…My energy level is so much better! I am a true believer, thank you SOPHIA!!
I got a tick bite in October of 2018 and immediately felt every stereotypical symptom: drowsiness, fatigue, pain, headaches, and muscle aches.
Since coming to SOPHIA in November of 2018 and about six treatments later, I felt from a level 10 pain to absolutely nothing…I feel that this is literally the best decision I’ve ever made. I’m not tired throughout the day, I no longer wake up with a clenched jaw or have any Lyme Disease symptoms….I am now back to my regular self and have improved even more. I am happier and all around more balanced.
Some time ago, a colleague of mine recommended a wonderful book by Dr. Daniel Keown, entitled “The Spark in the Machine”. Dr. Keown is both an MD and Acupuncturist. The premise of his book is that human embryological development explains the creation and architecture...
This is probably the most often asked question by patients. Or…”why are you needling my hand when the pain is in my back?” This is a great question, but can have a simple or more complex answer.The simple answer, as told to me by my mentors is, “When you turn the...
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