Dr. Heather Krebsbach, N.D. & L.Ac.

Dr. Heather kresbach, n. D

Dr. Krebsbach is a family practice Naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist practicing in Portland, Oregon. She specializes in bioidentical hormones, thyroid care, digestive health, and autoimmune conditions.

Dr. Krebsbach moved to the Pacific Northwest to attend the National University of Natural Medicine. Throughout the six-year Naturopathic and Chinese medicine program, she mentored with doctors specializing in cancer care, women’s health, HIV, and endocrinology.

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Emma Ellsworth, L.Ac.

Emma ellsworth, l. Ac.

​Emma Ellsworth grew up on the east coast outside of Washington DC. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia and has completed extracurricular coursework in U.S. food systems as well as nutrition for disease prevention. While pregnant with her daughter, she received her first acupuncture treatment and

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Brad Hamlin, L.Ac

Brad hamlin, l. Ac.

After signing up for an introductory Qigong class Brad began studying Chinese Medicine and philosophy in eastern Kentucky in the mid-1990s. In short order, the Qi Gong practice resolved his plantar fasciitis and severe sinus allergies, inspiring him to move to Oregon in 2004 to formally study Chinese Medicine. Brad graduated from the Oregon College

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Casey McGuire, SMAC L.Ac.

Casey mcguire l. Ac.

Casey moved to Portland in 2002 and enrolled in the three-year Master’s program in Chinese Medicine at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. A special interest in pain-related disorders prompted him to take extra classes and devote more clinic time to studying advanced acupuncture and massage techniques. These skills are the foundation of Casey’s practice today.

Casey’s focus on musculoskeletal pain disorders, headaches and migraines is complemented by his ability to effectively treat poor digestion, auto-immune diseases and menstrual disorders.

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Acupuncture vs. Massage: The Comparison Guide


Are you looking for a new way to relax and thinking that acupuncture or massage might be helpful? While acupuncture and massage are both therapeutic techniques with various health benefits, they are quite different. Knowing the difference between acupuncture vs. massage will help you figure out which one is right for you.  Read on to

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Elizabeth Bourgeois, SMAC L.Ac.

Elizabeth bourgeois, l. Ac.

Elizabeth attended the National University of Natural Medicine and received a Master’s of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM). During graduate school, Elizabeth spent 2 years in a traditional style Chinese medicine & martial arts apprenticeship studying movement arts and clinical practices for sports injuries. This training included acupuncture and cupping, as well as tuina, Chinese

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