The Practitioner

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Megan King, L.Ac., MaOM

Megan King is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist in Colorado and Nationally Board Certified with a Diplomate in Chinese Medicine. She earned her Masters Degree at the Minnesota College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2010 and was quickly called back to the mountains. Megan has been practicing in Colorado ever since. 


The beauty of Chinese Medicine is that it can treat a vast list of disorders and has been doing so for over 3,500 years. Megan absolutely loves the limitless possibilities in this holistic style of health care. Treating fertility, pregnancy, pain, sport Injuries, children, and neurological issues are some of the highlights in her practice. 


Beyond Megan's personal practice, her clinical experience also includes working in multiple integrative medical settings: Abbott Northwestern Hospital In-patient care and the Joint Replacement Center; In-patient Rehabilitation Center for traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries and strokes; HIV Aliveness Project Clinic; and the Salvation Army Harbor Light Center treating people with chemical dependency and chronic health issues such as, diabetes, high blood pressure, and depression.


When Megan is not doing her heart's work, you can find her in the woods or on the water. She also loves to paint, create, read, practice yoga, and spend time with her husband Damion, Star pup, and friends.


Megan's 10 year practice stems from a deep desire to help people live healthy, happy lives. She would be honored to help you embark on your own healing journey.

How Can I Help YOU?

Fertility, Pregnancy & Women's Health

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Benefits of Acupuncture for Fertility

  • Optimizes uterine endometrial lining
  • Increases uterine arterial blood flow
  • Increases follicle production in a stimulated cycle
  • Improves the function of the ovaries to produce better quality eggs
  • Normalizes hormone levels
  • Regulates menstrual cycles
  • Decreases side effects of fertility medications
  • Relieves pain
  • Reduces stress
  • Decreases miscarriage rates
  • Supports procedures and improves outcomes for IVF & IUI
  • Increases quality and quantity of sperm


Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been documented in 

Chinese texts as a treatment for fertility as early as 11AD.
Chinese medicine will help guide women's (and men's) bodies back into natural
balance so that conception is possible, "cultivating the soil before planting the seeds".

Pregnancy Support

  • Morning sickness
  • Fatigue
  • Colds & Flu
  • Stress
  • Back & Pelvis Pain
  • Supporting Healthy Pregnancy/Baby
  • Breech
  • Low Lying Placenta
  • Regulating Blood Pressure
  • Recovery From Birth
  • Lactation Support
  • Postpartum Symptoms

Menopause

  • Hot Flashes
  • Hormonal & Emotional Imbalances
  • Weight gain
  • Insomnia


Pain

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Pain manifests in many different ways and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is extremely successful in treating it.  According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), a number of studies suggest that acupuncture works particularly well on chronic pain such as back and neck pain; osteoarthritis/knee pain; and headaches. It often reduces the incidence and severity of tension headaches and may prevent migraines.

Based on experience, acupuncture has been successful at treating sciatica pain, shingles, post surgical symptoms, speeds healing time, will decrease inflammation and pain for both 

acute and chronic issues. 

Sport Injuries & Endurance

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The Arkansas Valley is an amazing place to be active.  

Enjoying our outdoor sports is one of the attractive 

qualities of this area.  Please know that you are not alone, with activity can come injury. Chinese Medicine is a holistic therapy that can increase your endurance, strength, and over all athletic performance.  It will also help prevent injuries, and treat sport injuries.  Fractures, sprains, torn ligaments, joint dislocations and replacements 

are just some injuries that can be 

well supported with Acupuncture.

Other conditions treated, but not limited to:

  • Respiratory Disorders/ Colds & Flu
  • Neurological & Musculoskeletal Disorders 
  • Gynecological Imbalances
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Immune Disorders/ Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety & Depression 
  • Stress Management
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Pediatrics
  • And Much More, (please contact me with ?'s)