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Islander earns Oriental medical license

By Staff | Mar 29, 2013

Dr. Brian Healy

Brian Healy, a 20-year resident of Southwest Florida and owner of Sanibel Wellness, is now a Florida licensed acupuncture physician and Doctor of Oriental Medicine.

Florida recognizes Oriental Medical Doctors as primary care practitioners able to treat a wide variety of disorders such as colds and flu, allergies, osteoarthritis, headaches and migraines, digestive disorders, and chronic pain. A typical treatment plan may include diagnostic testing, acupuncture, Tui Na (Chinese bodywork), electro-therapy, western and Chinese herbal medicines, homeopathic remedies, and nutritional supplements.

In December of last year Dr. Healy graduated from the East West College of Natural Medicine in Sarasota after completing a rigorous five-year, 3,000-hour program in Western Biomedicine, Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. His training included an eigh-month internship at the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Sarasota.

Dr. Healy has extensive experience in holistic medicine, having been a medical massage therapist for over 20 years and a certified kripalu yoga teacher for almost 25 years.

For more information about acupuncture and oriental medicine, or to schedule a free consultation with Dr. Healy, call 239-395-1100. The Sanibel Wellness office is located at 16680 McGregor Blvd., Suite #2, Fort Myers.