Natural Integrative Medicine in Bridgeport, CT
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 Bridgeport patients customized natural solutions to their ailments.*
SERVING BROOKFIELD, DANBURY, RIDGEFIELD & BEYONDLooking for a natural way to alter the state of your life physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually, our team at Sophia can help you with the ways of acupuncture and natural integrative medicine. This is the practice of using holistic and alternative medicine in conjunction with different treatments to help you physically function at an optimal rate.*
We will create a unique program for our Southbury clients by allowing our integrative physicians to figure out the root cause of a person’s declining health, including individualized treatments.*
Our Office Serving Bridgeport, 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
Natural Integrative Medicine and Acupuncture have been known to provide excellent results for a variety of different conditions our patients have experienced. We will work with you each step of the way in order to determine your cause of pain. We will work with you to best treat your diagnosis.*
Sports & Accident Injuries
Acupuncturists & Natural Health Specialists Serving Bridgeport, CT
A healthy mind and body is dependent on a balance in the flow of energetic forces known, in Traditional Chinese Medicine, as yin and yang, or Qi energy. One of our trained doctors will insert thin, sterile needles into some, or many, of the hundreds of acupuncture points in the body, acupuncture can help heal the body by aligning and balancing these forces out.*
Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, DAOM, L.Ac.
Our Medical Director and FounderKen 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 Bridgeport, CT
Good health is the result of Qi, the harmonious balance of yin and yang, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine.* An imbalance of these two forces may result in the illnesses you experience.* Your Qi will flow through hundreds of acupuncture points in the body.*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.*
Secondary Acupuncture Therapies
Cupping is one of the other treatments you can receive at Sophia. A part of Oriental medicine, cupping is the process of creating a vacuum seal on a Bridgeport patient’s body with glass cups or bamboo jars. This will be used to break up stagnation and congestion and bring blood flow to the affected area to help our Bridgeport patients find a sense of relief from soreness.* Offered in two ways, both dry and wet.
Diathermy, also known as moist heat therapy, can help with muscle and joint conditions.* It is the use of a high-frequency electric current to help stimulate heat generation inside a targeted tissue. This practice can help increase blood flow and make connective tissue more flexible, helping to also accelerate healing of our Bridgeport patients.*
In the areas of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy which consists of burning dried mugwort on particular points on the body in order to help facilitate healing. This will help our Danbury patients stimulate their blood flow and overall well being.
At our office, we offer the specialized services of Tui Na. Considered a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM),It works to manipulate the Qi inside of you while harmonizing your yin and yang, to help treat the body as a whole.* Many times, we will use Tui Na for children or other patients who may otherwise not need or are not suitable for acupuncture.
Dietary Therapy in Bridgeport, CT
Adding nutritionally dense foods to your diet can help cure Bridgeport patients from the inside out. Our specialists at sophia can offer you guidance with Chinese Dietary Therapy. This form of treatment is a way of coaching and adjusting one’s diet in order to adjusting a personal diet to fit your own pattern diagnosis.*
While concepts of Dietary Therapy (also known as Chinese Food Therapy) may be centered around eating in moderation, it is mainly used to achieve the balance of yin and yang through nutrition and medicine.*
Herbal Medicine & Supplementation in Bridgeport, CT
Our medical specialists can also offer assistance to our patients by providing a personalized health plan that includes herbal medicine and modern supplementation. This way, we can help you by managing the vitamins, minerals, and amino acids that are put into your body.*
The Bridgeport medical specialists have years of experience with herbal and nutraceutical medicine along with integrative natural medicine. You allow yourself to find more ways to improve and preserve your health by coming to Sophia Natural Health Center.*
Lifestyle Counseling in Bridgeport, CT
At Sophia Natural Health Center, we believe that mental health is just as important as physical. Through this process we will integrate lifestyle modifications into your personalized treatment plan. Whether you have trouble sleeping, or issues with stress, you can benefit from this treatment option. We take the time to listen to your daily struggles and 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 Bridgeport patients. At our office in Brookfield, we also specialize in a number of other secondary services: