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Practitioner Biography

Dr. Scott Richardson, DAOM


Scott has 6 years of graduate and post graduate education in acupuncture and needling therapy.  In additional to the 4 year Masters program in San Diego CA, Scott also studied at ChengDu University in China, treated patients at the University hospital, did an apprenticeship in Taipei Taiwan, and studied for an additional 2 years in a post graduate program in acupuncture.  He has over 15 years experience treating athletes and will often combine multiple modalities like manual therapy, acupuncture, Dry Needling, injection therapy, and sports taping to achieve effective and long lasting  results.

As an Ironman Triathlete, Scott has a unique insight into the needs of athletes and active people. Whether someone is a professional athlete with a very specific exercise regime or a weekend warrior, acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a great way to keep their body in balance and in the healthiest condition possible. One of the main reasons Scott chose to move to the Denver was due to its reputation for healthy, active communities.

In addition to his extensive training and experience, Scott also served as President of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado.  He has worked with many health and medical association around the state, testified before state House and Senate committees, and even helped in writing the acupuncture practice act for the state of Colorado. Contact Scott to discuss how Denver Sports Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine can help you.

Background & Qualifications:

  • Owner, Denver Acupuncture & Sports Medicine
  • Master’s of Science, Traditional Oriental Medicine
    • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine 4 year program
  • International Training program for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
    • ChengDu University SzeChuan China
  • Holistic Health Practitioner
    • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
  • Apprenticeship – Taipei Taiwan
  • Internship – UCSD RIMAC (Student Athlete Center)
  • CA Board Certified
  • NCCAOM License (National)
  • CA License
  • CO License
  • Clean Needle Technique Certified
  • President: Acupuncture Association of Colorado
  • Ironman Triathlete
  • Top Ten 30-34 Age Group Finisher
    • Ironman China 2009
  • TCSD’s Most Improved Triathlete of the Year 2009

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Dr. Scott Richardson DAOM

Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Denver Acupuncture & Sports Medicine

Inside APEX Family Medicine
300 S Jackson St #100,
Denver, CO 80209

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