- Bothell Acupuncture -
STARTING POINT WELLNESS & ACUPUNCTURE
Specializing in Chronic Pain Management, Neuropathy, Migraine Headaches, and Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture Programs in Bothell and the surrounding Seattle area
Come See How Acupuncture and Naturopathic Medicine Can Change Your Life
We provide safe, natural, alternative, holistic wellness and quality of care. Schedule a free consultation if you are looking to address:
Chronic Pain Management
Digestive Health, IBS, Food Allergies, Autoimmune
Scheduling your appointment is easy! Call the office or schedule an appointment online below by selecting "New Patient" and "Initial Consult."
Upon scheduling you will receive an email to complete New Patient Paperwork, found under "Manage Your Appointment" in the email.
Give us a call or read more about our services below. Starting Point is a preferred provider with PIP (auto injury), Premera, Lifewise, Aetna, First Choice, Kaiser PPO, and Regence plans.
Returning patients can schedule online.
Meet Dr. Ellie Heintze
Dr. Heintze is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist (East Asian Medical Practitioner) in the state of Washington.
- Master’s Degree in Acupuncture
- Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine
- Master’s Degree in Chemistry
Northern Arizona University
- Latest Blogs -
Benefits of Acupuncture
Acupuncture and IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 1.6 percent of all infants born annually in the United States are conceived using assisted reproductive technology or in vitro fertilization (IVF). IVF is big business and it is not cheap. The average cost of an IVF cycle costs $12,000, and…Read More
3 Reasons Acupuncture Helps Infertility Why do so many couples experience infertility? There are many reasons why which may include: modern agricultural practices/pesticides, the increased number of medications we take, as well as our dependence on plastic and technology that is constantly emitting low-grade radiation. It’s no surprise more couples are having trouble conceiving. Current…Read More
Multivitamins: Are They Really a Waste of Money? One of the top questions I get is “Should I be taking a multivitamin?” The short answer is yes. Many question if taking them are “just a waste of money.” And I feel this may stem from not knowing where to find high quality supplements or know…Read More
Did you know acupuncture can help depression? Many people report suffering from depression. Estimated 16 million people in the U.S. along report suffering from depression at one time. Statistics show women tend to be more likely to experience depression and young adults between the ages of 18 to 22 are also at higher risk.…Read More
Recipe: Superfood Salad If you are looking for a nutrient dense superfood salad to add to your meals, check out this recipe below! With dark greens, good fats from the avocados, protein from organic meats, and antioxidants from berries, this salad is not only delicious but full of essential nutrition! Above all, it is super…Read More
Research Update – How does acupuncture boost fertility? According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 18 percent of women aged 15 to 44 have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying the pregnancy to full term. Infertility is not limited to women though. The CDC reports 35 percent of couples with infertility have a male…Read More
Can you enhance fertility with acupuncture? Let’s dive in. About one in 10 couples in the United States struggle with infertility. Infertility is defined as an inability to get pregnant after 12 months of actively trying to conceive. There are numerous known causes of infertility, but often the cause is unknown. Biomedical treatments for infertility…Read More
Acupuncture and Respiratory Issues A common question I get is “what can acupuncture treat?” Acupuncture can help with a wide range of concerns, one of them being respiratory issues. So, yes there is a point for that! But what does the research say about acupuncture and respiratory issues? The Journal of Complementary Medicine Research…Read More
Common question: How does acupuncture work? New research might help explain how acupuncture works At Starting Point Acupuncture, one of the common questions we get is, “how does acupuncture work?” One of the theories scientists have held for many years as to why acupuncture works is called the Vascular-Interstitial Theory. This theory describes the idea…Read More