Natural Integrative Medicine in Wolcott, 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 WOLCOTT, DANBURY, RIDGEFIELD & BEYOND
If you are looking for a holistic 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 create a unique program for our Wolcott patients includes plans personalized to lead patients to a healthier life.*
Our Office Serving Wolcott, 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 Integrative Medicine and Acupuncture will work with you to create a natural solution and health plan that speaks directly to your condition.
Chronic pain is defined as any pain that goes on for awhile. This kind of pain is generally the result of nerve damage.
Worry, apprehension and nervousness may be the result of anxiety, a general term that stands for several disorders.
Conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain (angina) or stroke.
This is a mental illness that affects the way you act and think by directing negative feelings towards yourself, among other things.
People with insomnia may suffer from fatigue, low energy, or difficulty concentrating because they find it hard to stay asleep.
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, IBS, and many more.
Sports & Accident Injuries
These injuries are a result of over-use or improper stretching. Sports injuries often seen as sprains or strains.
Acupuncturists & Natural Health Specialists Serving Wolcott, CT
With our blended background of Traditional Medicine Diagnostics, natural treatments and knowledge of Western Medicine, we have numerous experienced specialists to assist our Wolcott clients. 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.*
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 Wolcott, 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.
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 Wolcott 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 may help Wolcott patients strengthen their blood, stimulate the flow of Qi and maintain general health.* It’s a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves the burning of mugwort, a small, spongy herb, to facilitate healing.
Tui Na manipulates the Qi, the vital energy that circulates throughout your body all day long, and works to harmonize yin and yang to help treat the body as a whole.* This is a great alternative for individuals or children afraid of needles.
Dietary Therapy in Wolcott, CT
Sophia Natural Health Center also offers access to Dietary Therapy, also known as Chinese Dietary Therapy, in order to help manage our Wolcott 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 Wolcott, CT
Our Wolcott medical specialists have years of experience treating patients from the inside out. We will work with you to create an optimal diet to reach your goals in a sustainable way. 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 Wolcott, 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. Every one of our Wolcott clients can benefit from lifestyle counseling, whether you are too stressed out or are not getting enough sleep.* We work with you to 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 Wolcott patients. At our office in Brookfield, we also specialize in a number of other secondary services:
- Chinese Medicine
- Intradermal Acupuncture
- Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis
- Functional Laboratory Testing
- Medical Infrared Thermography
- Pulse Pressure Analysis
Salivary Hormone Testing
Your Natural Medicine Specialist Serving Wolcott, CT
Our main goal at Sophia Natural Health Center is to improve all of the factors that influence our Wolcott clients’ health and wellness by using holistic medicine. We will work with your current conditions to create a natural solution and health plan for your benefit.*
*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary. Sophia Natural Health Center does not guarantee certain results