Melanie Munson, LAC, DaCom

Acupuncturist

Dr. Munson graduated from AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine with a Doctorate in Oriental Medicine with a concentration in Integrative Medicine and is Nationally Board Certified as a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine by NCCAOM. During her doctoral work, she studied musculoskeletal,  lymphatic, vascular and visceral systems as well as oncology.  Her main research focus was epigenetics, specifically the effects of mindfulness meditation to alter gene expression, increase neuroplasticity, and modify neurotransmitters.  She graduated with a Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Texas Health and Science University, and a Bachelor of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine.  She is also a certified health and nutrition counselor.  Dr. Munson is a licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist by the Texas Medical Board.  In addition, she is certified for Acupuncture Emergency Response & Medical Reserve Corps with FEMA training

Dr. Munson brings her passion, experience, and knowledge to her patients with over 20 years in the field of nutrition, health, and wellness.  She offers Acupuncture, cupping therapy, gua sha, and electro-stimulation.  She specializes in all types of pain using distal methods for sports medicine as well as traditional styles for autoimmune and chronic disorders.  Her main goal is to guide people who are seeking to live a vibrant and energetic life and help them return to health.  Our bodies will recalibrate naturally and release pain with the help of acupuncture, nutrition, and a positive mental attitude, which brings us back into an organic state of balance. 

In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, hiking the greenbelt and visiting her favorite taco trucks.  She donates acupuncture for oncology and Parkinson’s patients helping them endure their difficult journeys and offering some comfort.  She has a passion for reading and learning and continues researching the power of the mind and intention, how to alter our gene expression for better health and learn new and innovative ways to help people heal.

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