Heather Lahdenpera, LAc, MTOM, MPT, Dipl. AC,CH,OM is a nationally certified acupuncturist, herbalist and Oriental Medicine practitioner, dedicated to helping people reach their maximum health potential by the most natural means possible. Combining a healthy diet, based on Oriental nutritional principles, with exercise and a balanced mental and spiritual foundation is the main focus of her treatment philosophy.
Heather holds a bachelors’ degree in Industrial Psychology from Pepperdine University, a masters’ degree in Physical Therapy from Idaho State University, and a masters’ degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine. During her work as a physical therapist, Heather treated conditions ranging from orthopedic injuries to fibromyalgia and lymphedema. Her Oriental Medicine background includes treating internal medical issues, orthopedic injury, wellness, women's health and fertility and cosmetic acupuncture. She was also an instructor at Emperor’s College of Oriental Medicine during her time in Los Angeles. Heather is licensed in Colorado and California.
Heather treats all people, from infants to the elderly. Each patients own uniqueness is respected and thus, no two treatments are alike. Heather will determine which treatments are most appropriate based on chief complaint, symptoms, medical history, and diagnosis. A typical treatment may include some or all of the modalities listed below.
For more information about these modalities or about Oriental Medicine, please click on the Treatments link to the left or on one of the above treatments.