Sarah Hoffnung, C.Ac. is a Wisconsin State Certified Acupuncturist, as well as a Nationally Board Certified Diplomate in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine (NCCAOM.) She graduated from Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in 2006, with a Master of Science degree in Oriental Medicine. Prior to that she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering from Northwestern University. She has over 10 years of experience in successfully treating chronic and acute pain, anxiety, sleep disorders, digestive disorders, depression and many other chronic and acute health conditions. She is on faculty at the East West Healing Arts Institute, where she teaches Intro to Herbology.
Conditions Treated With
Painful and Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions: Osteoarthritis, Neck Pain, Low Back Pain, Knee & Hip Pain, Fibromyalgia, Tendinitis, Migraine, Tension Headaches, Muscular Spasm, Plantar Fasciitis, Sports Injuries, Tennis Elbow
Gastrointestinal Conditions: Nausea & Vomiting, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, GERD, Gastritis, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Diarrhea, Constipation, Gas/ Bloating
Gynecological Conditions: PMS/PMDD, Dysmenorrhea (Painful Periods), Amenorrhea (No Periods), PCOS, Hot Flashes, Menopausal Symptoms
Infertility and IVF/ IUI Support: Due to hormonal, functional, structural, or idiopathic causes & evidence based protocols to accompany IVF/ IUI
Psychiatric and Mood Disorders: Anxiety, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Stress Management
Neurologic Disorders: Migraine, Tension Headache, Peripheral Neuropathy, Sciatica, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Radicular Pain, Post Herpetic Neuralgia, Bell's Palsy, Trigeminal Neuralgia
Dermatalogic Disorders: Acne, Eczema, Urticaria (Hives), Rosacea
Oncology Support/ Cancer Care: Acupuncture & Chinese medicine treatments for nausea & vomiting, pain, neutropenia, fatigue, and mood disorders secondary to cancer or chemotherapy & radiation.
Acupuncture has been used by millions of American patients and performed by thousands of physicians, dentists, acupuncturists, and other practitioners for relief or prevention of pain and for a variety of health conditions. The National Institutes of Health and the World Health Organization recognize acupuncture's effectiveness in treating more than 40 disorders:
Sarah Hoffnung, C.Ac.
Massage for Relaxation
Deep Tissue/Sports Massage
Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine
Lisa Li, LMT is a Wisconsin State Licensed Massage Therapist. She graduated from the East West Healing Arts Institute in Madison, WI in the Spring of 2016.
Lisa is an exceptionally gifted therapist and consistently receives the highest praise from her clients.
Lisa knows what she is doing, and you will love her ability to sooth away your pain and tension.
She loves her work and deeply believes in the healing power of massage and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM.) She is a native of China and has experienced first-hand the many healing modalities of TMC, including acupuncture, herbal medicine, moxibustion and acupressure tui-na massage.
Benefits of Massage Therapy
What exactly are the benefits of receiving massage or bodywork treatments? Useful for all of the conditions listed below and more, massage can:
Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.
Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays.
Ease medication dependence.
Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body's natural defense system.
Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.
Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
Improve the condition of the body's largest organ—the skin.
Increase joint flexibility.
Lessen depression and anxiety.
Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improvingcirculation.
Reduce postsurgery adhesions and swelling.
Reduce spasms and cramping.
Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body's natural painkiller.
Relieve migraine pain.
Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress related. And perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. While eliminating anxiety and pressure altogether in this fast-paced world may be idealistic, massage can, without a doubt, help manage stress. This translates into:
Enhanced sleep quality.
DongXia (Lisa) Li, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Location & Contact Info
6904 University Avenue
Across from Willy West Co-op.
Tel: (608) 234-8667