6969 Richmond Highway

Alexandria, VA 22306 US

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Lisa Facinelli, Lic. Ac., MAOM

  • Lisa Facinelli
    Lic. Ac., MAOM

    Lisa is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist and has been in practice for over ten years. She specializes in Sports Medicine Acupuncture and enjoys treats all types of aches and pains as well as other health concerns. 


     

    Professional Credentials - 

    Lisa graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture with a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine to practice acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.

    Welcome to Bodnar Chiropractic and Alexandria Acupuncture . If you are looking for an experienced acupuncturist in Alexandria, Virginia with a reputation for excellence and compassion; meet Lisa Facinelli.

    Lisa has been a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist for over ten years. She specializes and is certified in Sports Medicine Acupuncture® giving her additional training treating pain, discomfort, and injuries.  In addition to treating musculoskeletal issues, she has experience with and enjoys treating a variety of health concerns including stress and mental health problems, digestive concerns, fatigue, migraines, insomnia, women's health issues (infertility, PMS, menopause, and pregnancy support), and many others. 

     She has also studied Cosmetic Acupuncture to aid clients in reducing fine lines and wrinkles and in evening out skin tone. Lisa is trained to provide comprehensive care using Traditional Chinese Medicine which includes acupuncture, herbal medicine, and adjunctive techniques like cupping, moxibustion, and meditation. She views all patients holistically to create individualized treatment plans based on each patient's needs. 



    How can acupuncture benefit you?

    Acupuncture and TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) can tremendously benefit your life! It promotes self healing, self awareness and inner strength, all while decreasing physical pain! Acupuncture taps into the body’s incredible desire and capacity to take care of and correct itself. Acupuncture is one of the most widely recognized and successful methods of treatment in the world. Its effectiveness in treating a wide variety of disorders has been clinically proven by many distinguished researchers. Not only is it safe, but it does not cause any toxic side effects which can be associated with other methods of traditional western medicine. It is a system that is individually tailored to your specific issues and needs. No two treatment protocols are the same because in Chinese medicine we take into account YOUR constitution, lifestyle, medical history, emotional state and personal goals. Conditions treated by acupuncture: According to the World Health Organization and from practical professional experience Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine are effective in treating these common disorders:

     “Diseases, symptoms or conditions for which acupuncture has been proved-through controlled trials-to be an effective treatment according to the World Health Organization:”


    What is Acupuncture? And How does it work?

    Modalities used in Casey’s Practice: Acupuncture, Herbology, Tui Na Massage (acupressure), Moxibustion, Cupping, Gua Sha, Electrical and ionic pumping cord stimulation, magnets, Eastern and Western Nutrition, Lifestyle and Dietary counseling, Guided Imagery and Emotional Support.

    Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is a complete and effective medical system that was developed over 3,000 years ago and still maintains it’s relevance in this modern world. The focus of holistic medicine and Acupuncture is to bring an unharmonious mind body and spirit back into balance and health. It is based on the theory of Qi which is the universal life force or vital energy. This energy travels along the meridians and channels and to all of the organs of the body which enables them to function. If the flow of energy is blocked, deficient or in excess then physical pain, emotional pain and illness can occur. Placing acupuncture needles in specific points on specific channels works to unblock and fix this imbalance. There are over 400 points on the body, including in the ear which when stimulated enable the body to begin to heal itself. 

    Contact: Office Phone : 703-721-0500 / Fax – 703-721-0534

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    Bodnar Chiropractic Center
    6969 Richmond Highway
    Alexandria, VA 22306
    Phone: 703-721-0500

     

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Monday:

8:00 am-12:30 pm

3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-12:30 pm

3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-12:30 pm

3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-12:30 pm

3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-12:30 pm

3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-12:30 pm

1st & 3rd Sat

Sunday:

Closed