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Welcome to Gainesville Community Acupuncture!

Providing quality affordable care
for the health of our Community

Gainesville Community Acupuncture provides Traditional Chinese Medicine, including Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, lifestyle counseling and integrative healing techniques.

Both private treatments and community room treatments are available.

 

Jennifer Downey, A.P., Dipl.O.M.

Jennifer Downey Gainesville Acupuncture Physician

Acupuncture Physician

Toyohari Practitioner

Certified Herbologist

Jennifer Downey, A.P., Dipl.O.M.. (NCCAOM) is a graduate of Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine, and is licensed in the State of Florida as an Acupuncture Physician (AP1673). She is national board certified in acupuncture and in Chinese herbology. She completed an advanced training in the Japanese Toyohari style of acupuncture, which utilizes gentle, non-invasive needling techniques.

Co-founder of Gainesville Community Acupuncture, Jennifer has worked in a community treatment setting through Alachua County Drug Court since 2003, treating addiction.

In addition to her acupuncture practice, she is an instructor of Qigong and Oriental Medical Theory at the Florida School of Massage, and of Chinese Herbology at the Academy of Five-Element Acupuncture in Gainesville, Florida. She maintains ongoing studies in both Taoist and Japanese meridian therapies, western and Chinese herbs, and energetic healing.

With a lifelong interest in natural healing methods, Jennifer is dedicated to working in partnership with her patients to offer compassionate, comprehensive healthcare. By using herbs, homeopathy, flower essences, and both Chinese and Japanese traditional medical techniques, she offers her patients many paths to healing. Of her practice, Jennifer says, “It is my goal to help people achieve balance and harmony in their lives.”

Check out my private practice website at  www.acujenn.com

Theresa Rizzo, A.P, Dipl. O.M.

Theresa Rizzo Gaineville Acupuncture Physician

Acupuncture Physician

Toyohari Practitioner

Certified Herbologist

Theresa Rizzo, A.P., Dipl. O.M.(NCCAOM), received her Acupuncture degree from Dragon Rises College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2002. Along with her Florida license as an Acupuncture Physician (AP1674), she is national board certified in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology. She has completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Health. She studied Mayan medicine in Belize with Rosita Arvigo, a traditional healer, ethnobotanist, and Doctor of Naprapathy. While in Belize, she spent time making herbal medicines as tinctures and salves. She also collected native plants for preservation and for HIV and Cancer research with the New York Botanical Garden.

Theresa has over 15 years experience as a nutritional Consultant. Between 2005-2007, she worked in a community group setting working as an Acupuncturist to the Alachua County Drug Court program, treating addiction. She focuses her advanced studies in nutrition, advanced Acupuncture techniques; including but not limited to Japanese meridian therapy and Taoist styles of Acupuncture, Herbal medicine, Women’s healthcare and Pain management. She is a co-founder of Gainesville Community Acupuntcure.

Check out my private practice website at  www.rizzoacupuncture.com