Dr. Adrianne Smith, Joins Lakewood Ranch Acupuncture and Wellness
Dr. Adrianne Smith, is a Nationally Board Certified Acupuncture Physician and Doctor of Oriental Medicine. Dr. Smith's passion led her to Lakewood Ranch Acupuncture and Wellness. Her treatment specialties are digestive disorders and pediatric care.
By: Lakewood Ranch Acupuncture and Wellness
Finding East West College of Natural Medicine located in beautiful Sarasota, Florida gave her a break from the snow and a chance to learn about Traditional Chinese Medicine. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from this 5-year graduate program. During her program, she had multiple internships covering a wide variety of treatments and patient demographics. Encompass Rehabilitation Hospital gave her experience working with severely debilitated patients from stroke, trauma, and/or surgery. Other experiences focused on alleviating the side effects of medications, dealing with depression and other emotional issues, correcting digestive discomfort, and most of all, pain management. In Tampa, she interned with a sports medicine acupuncturist who exposed her to trigger point therapy and expanded her knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy in relation to pain associated with osteoarthritis, bulging discs, pinched nerves, post-surgery complications and more.
She interned at the Traditions School of Herbal Therapies in St. Petersburg where she was able to formulate individually-
As a member of the Florida State Oriental Medicine Association, she advocated at the state capitol for using acupuncture for pain management over the use of opioids or the use of acupuncture synergistically with opioids. She has a passion to treat acute and chronic pain. Her treatment specialties also include digestive disorders, and pediatric care (https://acupuncturesrq.com/
Lakewood Ranch Acupuncture and Wellness,
11061 Gatewood Drive, Unit 103;
Bradenton, Fl 34211