Theresa Rizzo Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine and Nutritionist in Gainesville Florida
Acupuncture, Nutrition & Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture Physician, Theresa Rizzo

Theresa Rizzo - Acupuncturist, Chinese Medicine, Gainesville FloridaTheresa Rizzo provides natural healthcare solutions to restore health and prevent illness with Acupuncture, Herbs, and Nutrition in Gainesville, Florida.

Living a health-focused life in modern times, on a planet hurtling fast forward, requires balance: Activity balanced by repose, Stress countered with calm, Fatigue paired with new energy, Treatment that treats the source Not just the symptoms…

Chinese Medicine Treatment, which is composed of Acupuncture, Herbs, and Nutrition, does just that. It is a physiologically based, comprehensive system of health care. Dating back over 3,000 years in China, it has become widespread throughout Asia, Europe and now the United States… Read More

About Acupuncture

Theresa Rizzo Acupuncture Therapy Gainesville FloridaModern research shows that acupuncture is safe and highly effective for treating many conditions. The World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture and Oriental medicine as effective for over 43 common ailments. Because patients are now seeking natural ways to resolve their health concerns, acupuncture has become the fastest growing form of healthcare today.


The Chinese have been using acupuncture for thousands of years. During this time they have observed the body and how it responds to imbalances in life, internal and external, and developed a complete system for understanding the workings of the body and mind. Acupuncture restores health by stimulating the body’s natural healing responses and increasing its resistance to disease… Read More

How Does it Work?

Acupuncture - Qi - Gainesville FloridaAcupuncture is based on the idea that every living being possesses a vital energy called Qi (pronounced “chee”). This energy circulates throughout the body along pathways called meridians and connects to specific organs in the body. Health is determined by a balanced state of this energy, and pain and illness may occur when there is a disruption or blockage of the flow.

From a Western perspective, acupuncture appears to work by stimulating parts of the brain and body to release natural bio-molecules such as neurotransmitters, vasodilators and hormones. Scientific research shows that these bio-molecules trigger the immune system and pain regulating mechanisms. The exact mechanisms that bring this about are not completely understood, but the effects are measurable and documented. Studies done through Neuro-Imaging, Thermal Imaging and Ultrasound prove the effects of acupuncture are beneficial.

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If you’re ready to take control of your health once and for all, download my free e-book “How To Thrive In the Modern World”, A Layperson’s Guide to Chinese Medicine.

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Feel free to call my office at (352)284-0817 or use the Contact Page.
My office is located at: 1330 NW 6th Street Suite A, Gainesville, Florida 32601.
Servicing the Gainesville Florida and North Central Florida area.

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Theresa Rizzo eBook - How To Thrive In The Modern World

If you’re ready to take control of your health once and for all, download my free e-book “How To Thrive In the Modern World”, A Layperson’s Guide to Chinese Medicine. It contains helpful information to get you started on the

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