Natural Integrative Medicine in Norwalk, CTHere at Sophia Natural Health we treat our Norwalk patients with exceptional care, our use of Integrative Natural Medicine allows us to treat the mind and body in a holistic approach. Each patient will receive a customized health care plan from an experienced physician.*
SERVING BROOKFIELD, DANBURY, RIDGEFIELD & NEARBYFor those in the Norwalk area who are in need of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual help, our dedicated team here at Sophia are ready to assist you. We use acupuncture and integrative natural medicine, which combines treatments with holistic or alternative medicine to help regain your bodies health.*
At our practice we believe that determining the root cause to your health issues will help us treat you with accuracy and allow for a proper treatment plan to be made.*
Our Office Serving Norwalk, 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
Integrative Natural Medicine and Acupuncture can provide relief from many conditions. Our physicians here will work together to determine the cause behind your health issue, later creating a natural health plan that will help your mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual state.*
Sports & Accident Injuries
Acupuncturists & Natural Health Specialists Serving Norwalk, CT
Our physicians and specialists have years of experience with Traditional Medicine Diagnostics, natural treatments, and knowledge of Western Medicine, and are here to assist our Norwalk patients. Dr. Kenneth Hoffman founded Sophia Natural Health Center with the goal of helping patients find relief through acupuncture and natural integrative medicine.*
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 Norwalk, CT
Traditional Chinese Medicine says that optimal health is a result of a balanced yin and yang, referred to as Qi. When an imbalance disrupts these two forces you may find yourself facing an illness or health issues. We can help realign your energy flow through acupuncture where we will insert tiny, sterile needles into various points in your body which will help balance out your flow.*
Secondary Acupuncture Therapies
Another form of oriental medicine is Cupping, which is the process of using small glass or bamboo cups to create suction throughout the body, which helps break up stagnation and any Qi imbalances. Norwalk patients can choose from dry or wet cupping and find relief by creating blood flow in the targeted area.*
Frequently used for physical therapy or rehabilitation, Diathermy is use the use of a high-frequency electric current to help stimulate heat generation deep inside a targeted tissue. This practice can increase blood flow and make connective tissue more flexible, helping to also accelerate healing and can help with muscle and joint conditions.*
Another form of heat therapy is Moxibustion. This technique has been used for years in traditional Chinese medicine and has helped Norwalk patients generate their Qi energy, maintain general health, and strengthen their blood. Moxibustion is the burning of a mugwort, a spongy small herb, over particular parts of the body.*
Our Norwalk patients can utilize our special service, Tui Na, a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that combines therapeutic massage and bodywork to help harmonize the body. This form of therapy focuses on balancing your yin and yang throughout your body. Qi is the energy that flows throughout your body, and when it is interrupted it can lead to discomfort. Tu Nai can help balance your Qi and help treat your entire body. Tui Nai can replace acupuncture when it isn’t an optimal form of treatment.*
Dietary Therapy in Norwalk, CT
For those in the Norwalk area who want to maintain a balanced and healthy lifestyle through proper dieting, consider Chinese Dietary Therapy. Our specialists can help to create a diet plan that focuses on your needs and how we can harmonize your Qi.*
Dietary Therapy (also called Chinese Food Therapy) typically focuses on foods long term impact on the body, eating in moderation, and balancing your yin and yang through diet and medicine.
Herbal Medicine & Supplementation in Norwalk, CT
Here at Sophia Natural Health Center we blend traditional herbal medicine with modern supplementation to help Norwalk patients achieve better health and wellness. This form of natural medicine utilizes the vital properties of vitamins, minerals, hormones, and amino acids.
Our medical specialists have years of experience with integrative natural medicine and herbal and nutraceutical medicine. They promote the benefits of natural techniques on your overall health and focus on achieving and preserving your health and wellness through herbal medicine and supplementation.*
Lifestyle Counseling in Norwalk, CT
Our goal is to heal each Norwalk patient as a whole. We have a team of staff members who can work with you to make note of certain lifestyle changes that can have a great impact on your overall health. Whether you deal with daily stress at work, at home, or anywhere in between, one of our counselors can help add lifestyle changes into your treatment plan.*
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 Norwalk patients. At our office in Brookfield, we also specialize in a number of other secondary services: