Natural Integrative Medicine in Stamford, CT
Sophia Natural Health Center sets itself apart from other holistic practices with our holistic approach to health. We use acupuncture and other treatments to give our patients personalized natural solutions to their health issues.*
SERVING BROOKFIELD, DANBURY, RIDGEFIELD & NEARBYUnder the supervision of our medical director, Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, DAOM, L.Ac., we utilize the most of the ancient wisdom of Chinese Medicine combined with the modern science of Naturopathic care. Through an INM approach we find the root cause of your diagnosis in order to treat your symptoms.
Our integrative physicians will create a unique program for our Stamford patients that includes custom plans as well as open communication to heal our patients with natural medicine.
Our Office Serving Stamford, 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 Sunday: Closed
Conditions We Treat
After determining your cause of pain, Natural Integrative Medicine and Acupuncture will work with you to create a natural solution and health plan that will treat your specific symptoms. This will be based on the excellent results for a variety of different conditions our patients have experienced.*
Sports & Accident Injuries
Acupuncturists & Natural Health Specialists Serving Stamford, 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. Our founder, Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, has served thousands of patients through Traditional Chinese Medicine methods such as acupuncture, Tui Na, and herbal medicine treatments. We are able to find the source of most health issues for our patients.*
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 Stamford, 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. Your Qi will flow through hundreds of acupuncture points in the body. During an acupuncture session, a Sophia doctor will insert tiny, sterile needs into these points to help bring your energy flow back into a proper balance.*
Secondary Acupuncture Therapies
This treatment reduces inflammation, improves blood flow, and is generally relaxing. Heated glass cups are applied to the skin along the meridians of the body, creating suction as a way of stimulating the flow of energy.
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.
Moxibustion is a Traditional Chinese Medical technique that involves burning a spongy herb called mugwort over the affected area. This is another method we offer to our Stamford patients in order to stimulate blood flow and promote the healing process.*
One of our services is Tui Na. Part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it is used as a therapeutic massage and body work to help balance out the body. It harmonizes yin and yang in your body by manipulating the Qi (pronounced “chee”), a vital energy that circulates your body, which is used to help to treat the body as a whole.
Tui Na is a natural treatment that is very popular for that treating traumas, injuries and musculoskeletal problems. We will often use to replace acupuncture when it is not suitable for the patient, such as when we treat children.
Dietary Therapy in Stamford, 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 Stamford, CT
We can help our Stamford clients achieve better lifestyles and health by blending scientific purpose of modern supplementation with the traditional use of herbal formulas.* Our specialists strive to utilize the best of traditional medical practices and modern science, to provide our patients with effective treatments and a better state of well being.
Lifestyle Counseling in Stamford, CT
Healing can only start when your mind and body are in sync. At Sophia Natural Health Center, we take the time to sit down with you and discuss the ways in which you can improve your health by identifying any stressors. Lifestyle Counseling is a great way to explore how you can begin to heal your body 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 Stamford patients. At our office in Brookfield, we also specialize in a number of other secondary services: