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Acupuncture + Chinese Herbal Medicine + BodyWork
Being the first 'Mobile-Only Acupuncture Clinic' is a bold step but one that pays off. Many of our clients are unable to leave their homes due to limited mobility or tight schedules and appreciate our business model.
Andrej Prado Nickel, L.Ac., EAMP
'I am dedicating my efforts to a fulfilled and balanced life with a pursuit for wisdom and understanding of what surrounds me. Blue Tusk Acupuncture Clinic is my “East-meets- West” approach to healing and living. Between Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine I encourage my clients to exercise their minds and bodies. I believe that health, just as life itself, is a constant balancing of the scales.'
Andrej was raised in Germany, a leader in the alternative medicine practices in Europe. He was first introduced to acupuncture when successfully attempting to cure his allergies using TCM by a local practitioner. The efficacy and simplicity of the treatment drew him into wanting to know more about acupuncture and its capabilities, eventually convincing him of wanting to practice acupuncture himself.
Andrej finished his Masters of Science in Acupuncture and TCM at Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Denver, CO. While there, he also invested time expanding his education on different forms of acupuncture, such as the Distal Point Method taught by Dr. Richard Tan. This method aims for quick pain relief while being a gentle treatment approach.
Andrej is nationally board-certified by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and Washington State licensed practitioner in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
Having health care available at attainable prices to the general public is one reason that motivated Andrej to study Acupuncture. Providing both treatments methods adaptable to different needs, as well as educating patients on life-style changes to maintain achieved results, are aspects he considers in treatments. He is both personable and professional, going further than most to meet the trust his patients place in him.