Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine In Mt. Pleasant
with Heidi Alexander, MSTCM, LAc, Dipl OM
Heidi Alexander is an experienced acupuncturist with 16 years in the field. She works with all forms of pain and injuries throughout the body, no matter how complex or unusual. Heidi has an extensive background treating stress, PTSD and anxiety. Her women's health experience includes working with infertility, PMS, cysts, uterine fibroids, menorrhagia, interstitial cystitis as well as symptoms associated with menopause.
Heidi attended San Francisco's American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. This four-year program consisted of 2,926 hours of education including 990 hours of clinical practice and specialized training in herbal medicine.
She has undergone extensive training with Matt Callison, the world's leading expert in motor point therapy for the treatment of sports injuries. She has received training from the top women’s health experts in her field including Sharon Weizenbaum, Randine Lewis, Jane Lyttleton and Debra Betts. Heidi studied with Dr. Lifang Liang, a leading expert in acupuncture, fertility and IVF. In 2003, she assisted Dr. Liang in writing and editing Acupuncture & IVF, one of the first U.S. books published on the subject. Heidi is currently studying auricular medicine with Dr. Rafael Nogier and Dave Maybee.
Before relocating to Mount Pleasant SC, Heidi owned a thriving acupuncture practice in Denver CO and was an adjunct acupuncture provider for Conceptions Reproductive Associates. She served as a Clinical Instructor for the Department of Medicine at the University Hospital of Colorado and was a provider for Denver Options' Traumatic Brain Injury program. Prior to moving to Colorado, Heidi practiced with her mentor, Michael Zanoni, in Ashland OR.
Michael Zanoni, Pam Heaton, Matt Callison and Sharon Weizenbaum are among her most influential teachers. Since 2003, she has provided more than 25,000 treatments.