Natural Integrative Medicine in Stratford, CT
What makes Sophia different from other holistic practices is our use of Integrative Natural Medicine. By using natural approaches to healing, such as acupuncture, combined with modern medical treatments, we can provide our patients with personalized health plans.*
SERVING BROOKFIELD, DANBURY, RIDGEFIELD & NEARBYIf 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 integrative physicians will focus on the root cause of a person’s declining health. We will create a unique program for our Stratford clients that will include individualized treatments.*
Our Office Serving Stratford, 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 Stratford, 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 Stratford 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 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 Stratford, 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 therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to generate suction. 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, Diathermy is the use of a high-frequency electric current to help stimulate heat generation deep inside a targeted tissue. This practice can help increase blood flow and make connective tissue more flexible this also speeds up the healing process.*
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.Moxibustion will help our Stratford patients stimulate the flow of their Qi and strengthen their blood to maintain general health.*
Our medical specialists are also experienced with performing a form of physical therapy known in Traditional Chinese Medicine as Tui Na. This therapeutic massage acts as a substitute to acupuncture, as it is similar in the way that it stimulates and manipulates the flow of Qi energy. For children, and patients uneasy of needles, this is an excellent alternative.*
Dietary Therapy in Stratford, CT
Chinese Dietary Therapy is a form of treatment that focuses on adjusting a personal diet that will health patients from the inside out. Our Stratford specialists can offer you guidance in maintaining a balanced nutrition through the correct dieting practices. Through this program you will receive a custom diet by one of our certified doctors, with a main goal of leading you to a healthier life.
Herbal Medicine & Supplementation in Stratford, CT
By blending the traditional use of herbal formulas and scientific purpose of modern supplementation, we can help our Stratford clients achieve better lifestyles and health.* This type of medicine is created from all natural medicinal properties that include minerals, vitamins, amino acids, and hormones.
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 Stratford patients.*
Lifestyle Counseling in Stratford, 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 always try to work lifestyle modifications into your personalized treatment plan at Sophia Natural Health Center, and try to find a lifestyle that works best for your individual healing needs.
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 Stratford patients. At our office in Brookfield, we also specialize in a number of other secondary services: