About Us

Dr. Scott Richardson DAOM

Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

Dr. Scott Richardson DAOM has 6 years of graduate and post graduate education in acupuncture and needling therapy. He received a Masters and Doctorate degree from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego CA. In additional to his training in the US, Scott also studied at ChengDu University in China, did an apprenticeship in Taipei Taiwan. 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.

One of the main reasons Scott chose to move to the Denver was due to its reputation for healthy, active communities. 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, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and Natural Injection techniques provide a safe and effective way to keep athletes performing at their best.

Background & Qualifications

Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
International Training program for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
ChengDu University SzeChuan China
Apprenticeship – Taipei Taiwan
Internship – UCSD RIMAC (Student Athlete Center)
Clean Needle Technique Certified
CA Board Certified
CO & CA Licensed
NCCAOM License (National)
President Emeritus: Acupuncture Association of Colorado
Top Ten Ironman 140.6 Age Group Finisher
TCSD’s Most Improved Triathlete of the Year 2009

Of Course It Works,

We’re Athletes Too!

Are you tired of your doctor telling you that “Running is bad for your knees”, or “If you do Crossfit, you’ll injure yourself and get Rabdo!”? Here at Denver Acupuncture & Sports Medicine we know what works because we’re athletes too. Whether you are training for your first 5K or have completed multiple Ironmans, whether you’re a weekend warrior or nationally ranked, we are here to hep you meet those goals and smash your PRs. Let us knowhow we can help you.

Why People Love Us


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