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Bethany Ranney, L.Ac. discovered acupuncture after she had an injury that resulted in severe back pain and leg weakness. Before treatment, she was afraid to even walk up a flight of stairs, let along resume exercise and other activities she loved. After recovering, Bethany decided that she wanted to bring this type of healing to others, so she began her acupuncture study at Northwestern Health Sciences University. She graduated magna cum laude in 2012 with her Master's Degree in Acupuncture. Bethany has worked in a variety of settings, providing care both one on one and in group settings. She cares deeply about her patients and wants to help them to achieve the amazing results that she knows are possible with the use of acupuncture.
In her free time, Bethany enjoys reading, running, weight training and spending time with her husband, five children and two grandchildren.
Sara Erdman, L.Ac. is board certified in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, (NCCAOM) and is licensed by the Minnesota Medical Board. Sara earned her Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from American Academy of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (AAAOM) in Roseville, MN, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with an emphasis in Health Promotion & Wellness.
Sara believes that acupuncture & Chinese medicine can play an important role in an individual’s health and healing process, whether used alone or in conjunction with standard medical treatment. During her clinical internship she worked extensively in AAAOM’s Multiple Sclerosis Clinic and helped many patients manage and reduce the various symptoms associated with MS. She also has a special interest in pain management, neurological disorders, women’s health, insomnia, and depression & anxiety.
Outside of the clinic, Sara dances whenever possible (Bollywood style is a current favorite) and is trying to expand her skills as an amateur photographer. She also enjoys traveling to destinations near and far, and loves to exchange travel stories & inspirations.
“I’ve always had an interest in medicine, wellness, and helping others to lead a healthier life. After working in the corporate world for many years, I was inspired to make a career change after visiting a Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic while traveling in China. I became fascinated by the focus that Chinese Medicine places on treating the whole person — mind, body, and spirit — and the power of this centuries-old medicine to heal such a vast array of conditions in our modern world.”
Falls can lead to fatal and nonfatal injuries resulting in hip fractures, broken bones, head injuries etc. It can lead most seniors to free the thought of “falling” which can lead to depression and anxiety — most importantly afraid to walk.1 According to the NCOA, one in four America…view full article
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