Natural Integrative Medicine in Middlebury, 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.*


Your mental, spiritual, and emotional health is just as important as your physical health, are you taking care of yourself? Through the use of integrative natural medicine, we work with you to develop a custom health plan that uses natural and traditional medicine. It’s our mission to heal your mind and body from the inside out*

Here at Sophia, our medical specialists help our Middlebury patients by finding the root of your problem, and create a customized health plan to improve your current ailment.*

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Our Office Serving Middlebury, CT

Address: 31 Old Rte 7, Brookfield, CT 06804

Phone: (203) 740-9300

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8:30AM – 6PM
Tuesday: 1PM – 5PM
Wendesday: 8:30AM – 6PM
Thursday: 11:00AM – 6PM
Friday: 8:30AM – 12PM
Sat: 8:30AM-12PM
Sun: Closed

Conditions We Treat

Our Middlebury patients have found both mental and physical relief from our treatment plans here at Sophia Natural Health. Using a blend of acupuncture along with our specialty, Natural Integrative Medicine, we are able to diagnose your condition and create a custom wellness plan specific to your needs.*

Chronic Pain

Lasting pain that can become progressively worse and reoccur intermittently, outlasting the usual healing process.


An emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure.

Cardiovascular Disease

Conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to chest pain or a stroke.


A medical illness that affects how you feel, think and behave leading to a variety of emotional and physical problems.


The perception of inadequate sleep due to a number of factors, such as hormones, environmental changes, stress, and more.

Lyme Disease

Inflammatory disease from ticks, characterized by a rash, headache, fever, and chills.


Extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness. Caused by repeated variations of stress.

Digestion Problems

Occurs in the digestive tract and symptoms may include bloating, diarrhea, gas, stomach pain, and stomach cramps.

Sports & Accident Injuries

Injuries brought on by repeated stressful physical activity or improper sports equipment.

Acupuncturists & Natural Health Specialists Serving Middlebury, CT

Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, our founder, has served thousands of patients with natural integrative medicine and acupuncture, and has been able to bring the benefits of those services to our Middlebury patients.*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.

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 Middlebury, 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. Acupuncture helps to heal the body by restoring the balance in the flow of this energy with the use of thin, sterile needles inserted along specific energy points across the body.*

Secondary Acupuncture Therapies


Small glasses or bamboo jars will be used to break up stagnation and congestion and bring blood flow to the affected area by creating a vacuum seal on a patient’s body. This treatment is used for various purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.


Frequently used for physical therapy or rehabilitation, this practice can make connective tissue more flexible and increase blood flow, helping to accelerate the healing.* Frequently used for physical therapy or rehabilitation, this practice can make connective tissue more flexible and increase blood flow, helping to accelerate the healing.*


Moxibustion may help Middlebury 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.

Tui Na

We treat our Middlebury patients with a comprehensive approach, looking at the root of your pain and your body as a whole. Tu Nai refers to a variety of Traditional Chinese Medicine bodywork and therapeutic massage techniques. For children, and patients uneasy of needles, this is an excellent alternative.*

Dietary Therapy in Middlebury, 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 Middlebury, CT

By blending the traditional use of herbal formulas and scientific purpose of modern supplementation, we can help our Middlebury clients achieve better lifestyles and health.* This form of therapy could mean cutting back on certain types of food, increasing intakes of others, or both. The focus is to manage the balance of yin and yang energies through your nutritional intake for our Middlebury patients.*

Lifestyle Counseling in Middlebury, CT

At Sophia Natural Health Center, we always try to integrate lifestyle modifications into your personalized treatment plan. Poor sleeping habits and bad coping mechanisms for stress can make your medical condition much worse. Middlebury patients can benefit from lifestyle counseling. We take the time to listen to your daily struggles and find a lifestyle that will help you heal from the inside out.*

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 Cheshire patients. At our office in Brookfield, we also specialize in a number of other secondary services:

Your Natural Medicine Specialist Serving Middlebury, 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 Middlebury 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

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