Natural Integrative Medicine in Weston, CT
Our approach to health, Integrative Natural Medicine, is what sets us apart from other holistic practices. We focus on offering our patients personalized natural solutions including acupuncture and customized health plans.*
SERVING BROOKFIELD, DANBURY, RIDGEFIELD & NEARBYIf you want to improve your physical, mental, spiritual, or emotional health, it’s time to contact Sophia Natural Health. 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 Weston patients by finding the root of your problem, and create a customized health plan to improve your current ailment.*
Our Office Serving Weston, 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
Natural Integrative Medicine and Acupuncture will work with you to create a natural solution and health plan that speaks directly to your condition.
Sports & Accident Injuries
Acupuncturists & Natural Health Specialists Serving Weston, 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. One of our trained doctors will insert thin, sterile needles into some, or many, of the hundreds of acupuncture points in the body, acupuncture can help heal the body by aligning and balancing these forces out.*For most Weston patients, we are able to find the source of most health issues.*
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 Weston, CT
Good health is the result of Qi, the harmonious balance of yin and yang, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine.* An imbalance of these two forces may result in the illnesses you experience.* Your Qi will flow through hundreds of acupuncture points in the body. Our founder, Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, has alleviated the conditions of thousands of patients using techniques like acupuncture from Traditional Chinese Medicine. We will treat your illness by finding the root of your diagnosis. We create personalized plans in order to heal our patients from the inside out.*
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. We’re here to help our Weston patients find a sense of relief from soreness.* Offered in two ways, both dry and wet.
This form of therapy works by sending high-frequency electric currents into deep tissues in order generate heat within deep tissue. 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 is a technique in Traditional Chinese Medicine that makes use of an herb called mugwort. .A doctor will burn it over the area that’s affected. This method is meant to increase blood flow as well as decrease discomfort of Weston patients symptoms.
Tui Na manipulates the Qi, a vital energy that circulates throughout your body all day long, and works to harmonize yin and yank to help treat the body as a whole.* In many cases it may be used as a substitute for acupuncture in situations where acupuncture is not possible. For example, people who are afraid of needles may prefer this method.*
Dietary Therapy in Weston, CT
Sophia Natural Health Center also offers access to Dietary Therapy, also known as Chinese Dietary Therapy, in order to help manage our Weston patient’s nutritional intake. In this way, we can help our patients manage their condition through their diet to fit their personalized health plans.*
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 Weston, CT
Through herbal medicine and supplementation we are able to heal our patients through holistic methods. This type of medicine is created from vitamins, amino acids, hormones and minerals, which are all natural medicinal properties.
Sophia Natural Health Center offers more than integrative natural medicine. We also offer years of experience serving patients with the use of herbal and natural medicines. Our physicians provide access and knowledge about how to live a naturally healthy life.*
Lifestyle Counseling in Weston, CT
At Sophia Natural Health Center, we believe that mental health is just as important as physical. Through this process we will integrate lifestyle modifications into a customized treatment plan just for you.. Whether you have trouble sleeping, or issues with stress, you can benefit from this treatment option. We make sure to take the time to listen to you and any stressors that may be affecting your life.
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 Weston patients. At our office in Brookfield, we also specialize in a number of other secondary services: