Natural Integrative Medicine in Naugatuck, 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 Naugatuck patients customized natural solutions to their ailments.*
SERVING NAUGATUCK, DANBURY, RIDGEFIELD & BEYOND
If you are looking for a profound 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 different treatments in conjunction with holistic or alternative medicine to help your body and organs function at an optimal rate.* Our team of integrative physicians will work to determine the root cause of your health issues and create a care plan that is completely tailored to your needs.*
Our Office Serving Naugatuck, CT
Address: 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
Conditions We Treat
Natural Utilizing holistic medicines has been proven effective for various illnesses.* After determining the root of your issues your cause of pain, we will work with you to create a natural solution and health plan that speaks directly to your condition.*
Pain that goes on for awhile is considered chronic pain. Pain like this is generally the result of nerve damage.
Worry, apprehension and nervousness may be the result of anxiety, a general term that can stand for several disorders.
This type of disease involves heart conditions like diseased vessels, structural problems or blood clots.
A mental illness that affects the way you act and think by directing negative feelings towards yourself, among other things.
Those with insomnia find it hard to fall asleep, stay asleep, experience fatigue, low energy or difficulty concentrating.
A tick-borne infectious disease, also known as borreliosis, transmitted to humans by backlegged ticks.
This is an extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness; it can effect all ages.
Digestive problems occur in the digestive tract. Common digestive problems include GERD, IBD, and IBS.
Sports & Accident Injuries
Injuries that are a result of an accident or injury during physical activity, commonly strains or sprains.
Acupuncturists & Natural Health Specialists Serving Naugatuck, 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 Naugatuck patients. We have numerous experienced specialists to assist our patients and offer the proper treatment options.
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 Naugatuck, CT
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, ultimate health means a body that has maintained the balance between the forces of yin and yang. This energy is also known as Qi. 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
Cupping is a technique where small glass or bamboo jars are used as suction devices to break up stagnation and promote blood flow. Naugatuck patients can find relief from pain or soreness through this form of alternative medicine. Our office offers this therapy in either dry or wet, and can be very successful when treating patients.*
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.*
In the areas of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, moxibustion is the medicine technique that usually involves burning a mugwort, a small spongy herb, that will help facilitate healing. This will help our Naugatuck patients strengthen their blood, stimulate the flow of qui and maintain general health.
At our office located in Danbury, 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 Naugatuck, CT
Chinese Dietary Therapy is a form of treatment that focuses on adjusting a personal diet that will health patients from the inside out. This form of treatment is a way of adjusting a personal diet to fit your own pattern diagnosis.* Concepts of Dietary Therapy (also called Chinese Food Therapy) can be centered around eating in moderation, but it’s mainly used to achieve the balance of Yin and Yang through nutrition and medicine.
Herbal Medicine & Supplementation in Naugatuck, 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.* Our medical specialists have years of experience treating patients from the inside out. By coming to Sophia Natural Health Center, you are allowing yourself to find more natural ways of improving and preserving your health.*
Lifestyle Counseling in Naugatuck, CT
Lifestyle counseling is an extremely beneficial treatment option for all our patients. Poor sleeping habits and bad coping mechanisms for stress can make your medical condition much worse. 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 Naugatuck patients. At our office in Brookfield, we also specialize in a number of other secondary services:
Your Natural Medicine Specialist Serving Naugatuck, CT
When you visit us at Sophia Natural Health Center, we make sure to work with you to create the best overall plan for your health goals.
*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary. Sophia Natural Health Center does not guarantee certain results