Natural Integrative Medicine in Bethany, CT
At Sophia Natural Health, we set ourselves apart from other holistic practices with our approach to health, Integrative Natural Medicine. We offer acupuncture and customized health plans as part of our strategy to give our patients personalized natural solutions to their problems.*
SERVING BROOKFIELD, DANBURY, RIDGEFIELD & BEYOND
Under the supervision of our medical director, Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, DAOM, L.Ac., Sophia blends both Chinese Medicine with naturopathic care to yield the best results. We believe in the power of natural healing methods, and we customize each of our patients’ plans.*
Our integrative physicians will create a unique program for our Bethany patients includes personalized plans to lead patients to a healthier life.*
Our Office Serving Bethany, CT
Address: 31 Old Rte 7, Brookfield, CT 06804
Phone: (203) 740-9300
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8:30AM – 6PM
Tuesday: 11:00AM – 6PM
Wendesday: 8:30AM – 6PM
Thursday: 11:00AM – 6PM
Friday: 8:30AM – 1PM
Sat – Sun: Closed
Conditions We Treat
After determining your cause of pain, our practitioner will work with you to create a natural health plan aimed at healing you from the inside out.*
Lasting more than 12 weeks, pain from a chronic condition can range from an ache to agony.
Nervousness that may be due to other underlying issues such as fatigue and depression.
Narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, stroke, or chest pain.
A mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest.
People that find it hard to fall asleep and may experience fatigue, or difficulty concentrating.
An infectious disease, also known as borreliosis that is transmitted by black-legged ticks.
Weariness that reduces your energy. Fatigue also impacts your emotional and psychological health.
Stomach problems like heartburn/GERD, IBD, and IBS which cause bloating, diarrhea, gas, and cramps.
Sports & Accident Injuries
As a result of over-use or improper stretching, sports injuries often cause sprains or strains.
Acupuncturists & Natural Health Specialists Serving Bethany, CT
From Traditional Chinese Medicine, a harmonious balance of Yin and Yang, also known as Qi, results in good health. Your illnesses may be a result of an imbalance in these two forces. We can bring your energy flow back into place by inserting tiny, sterilized needles inside of hundreds of acupuncture points in your body, where your Qi flows.*
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 Bethany, CT
Acupuncture is a technique in which practitioners stimulate specific points on the body. It is one of the practices used in traditional Chinese medicine used to balance the body’s systems. Acupuncture involves inserting thin, sterile needles into some, or many, of the hundreds of acupuncture points in the body in order to regulate and balance these forces in the body. We will treat your illness by finding the root of your diagnosis. *
Secondary Acupuncture Therapies
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to generate suction. This treatment is used for various purposes, including pain management, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.
A medical and surgical technique involving the production of heat in a part of the body by high-frequency electric currents to stimulate the circulation, relieve pain, destroy unhealthy tissue, or cause bleeding vessels to clot. This practice accelerates healing by increasing blood flow and making connective tissue more flexible.*
Moxibustion may help Bethany patients strengthen their blood, stimulate the flow of Qi, and maintain general health.* It’s a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves the burning of mugwort, a small, spongy herb, to facilitate healing.
A form of bodywork based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. This therapy works along the body’s energy channels or meridians in order to stimulate Qi throughout the body. Tui Na is an excellent option for children or adults who are not suitable for acupuncture.
Dietary Therapy in Bethany, CT
Chinese Dietary Therapy is a method of adjusting personal diets to fit each individual’s pattern diagnosis. Adding different foods into your body can impact your body’s Qi. Food impacts hormones, energy levels, chronic illness symptoms and more. The main focus of Dietary therapy is to heal patients from the inside out in order to improve symptoms.
Herbal Medicine & Supplementation in Bethany, CT
Our Bethany medical specialists have years of experience with herbal and nutraceutical medicine in addition to integrative natural medicine. You are allowing yourself to find more natural ways of improving and preserving your health by coming to Sophia Natural Health Center.*
Lifestyle Counseling in Bethany, CT
We always try to integrate lifestyle modifications at Sophia Natural Health Center to put into your personalized treatment plan. Every one of our Bethany clients can benefit from lifestyle counseling, whether you are too stressed out or are not getting enough sleep.* We work with you to find a lifestyle that works best for your individual healing.*
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 Bethany patients. At our office in Brookfield, we also specialize in a number of other secondary services:
Your Natural Medicine Specialist Serving Bethany, CT
Our main goal at Sophia Natural Health Center is to improve all of the factors that influence the health and well being of our Bethany clients with the use of holistic medicine. We will work with you to create a natural solution and health plan for your current conditions.*
*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary. Sophia Natural Health Center does not guarantee certain results