Dr. Mark VanOtterloo, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Dr. Mark VanOtterloo, DAOM

Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine

Integrating Traditional Eastern Medicine with Western Practices

Be Proactive About Your Health & Wellness

Dr. Mark Van Otterloo, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Dr. Mark VanOtterloo, DAOM

Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine

Integrating Traditional Eastern Medicine with Western Practices

Be Proactive About Your Health & Wellness

Schedule Appointment

720-476-5121
255 Union Boulevard
Lakewood CO 80228

Dry Needling Clarity

Do You Do Dry Needling? That is a common question I am asked from patients and practitioners alike. There seems to be some confusion about the differences between dry needling and acupuncture. Addressing the issues between dry needling and acupuncture also helps to...

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Acupuncture Over Opioids

The use of opioids first for chronic pain There is an emerging problem that encompasses all medicine. For years doctors were taught that opioid medication was not addictive when patients were in chronic pain. Under these normal prescription guidelines we have seen...

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More on Cupping

How does cupping work? With the previous publicity that cupping has received from professional athletes like Michael Phelps, I’m often asked in clinic “How does cupping work?”[1] Clearly, when you create a vacuum around a muscle the tissue below will become stretched....

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Acupuncture has been used for centuries to treat a broad range of conditions.

Dr. VanOtterloo specializes in treating many disorders, including but not limited to:

  • acupuncture denver colorado General wellness and prevention
  • Chronic pain
  • Reproductive health for men and women
  • Integrating Traditional Eastern Medicine with Western practices
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The Trouble with Acupuncture Terminology

The Trouble with Acupuncture Terminology

Recently I was published in the Meridians Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.[1] The article I published reviewed a patient I treated in my clinic with polycystic ovarian syndrome. Stay tuned to my articles because next month I will review the use of...

Acupuncture for Infertility and PCOS

Acupuncture for Infertility and PCOS

For couples planning a family, infertility can be one of the most frustrating experiences. In America, one out of every eight couples struggle to have children.[1] This is an ever increasing number due to our modern poor diet, environmental toxins, and stressful...

Everyday Acupuncture (Part 1)

Everyday Acupuncture (Part 1)

Acupuncture is a crazy voodoo medicine… right? Wrong… but how can you contextualize acupuncture to the typical American? There are known mechanisms for how acupuncture works which reflect the ancient description of acupuncture and have a common sense application to...

Infertility and Acupuncture

Infertility and Acupuncture

Practical Solutions for Conceiving Children The entire process of having healthy children has become more and more difficult to achieve without intervention within the past 100 years. From a medical view, this is no surprise when ovulation, egg production, and...

Acupuncture & Weight Loss

Acupuncture & Weight Loss

Acupuncture & Weight Loss Have you ever wondered… why you lose weight and gain it back again? One of the highest world health concerns is Obesity. In fact, being overweight has become a major marker for the industrialized nations. Major medical institutions have been...

Acupuncture has been used for centuries to treat a broad range of conditions.

Dr. VanOtterloo specializes in treating many disorders, including but not limited to:

  • Acupuncture for back pain in Denver Colorado General wellness and prevention
  • Chronic pain
  • Reproductive health for men and women
  • Integrating Traditional Eastern Medicine with Western practices
Schedule An Appointment Online

I put forth the intention to align with a knowledgeable caring doctor who would partner with me to create balance and harmony in my body (after receiving lab results from an allopathic doctor who I did not align with). Mark is outstanding in his knowledge, approach and recommendations. I am excited to have him as a life long partner supporting my well being. He is way more than an Acupuncturist! I recommend him highly.

Nancy

Littleton, Colorado