Heather Hickson-Vega is a Board Certified Acupuncture Physician and Herbalist based in Jupiter, Florida, with a strong focus on Functional Medicine. Her journey to becoming a healer began in her childhood, igniting a passion for natural remedies and holistic approaches to health. Heather obtained her Bachelor's degree in Alternative Medicine from Everglades University, followed by a Bachelor's degree in Health Science and a Masters degree in Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture from the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine.
Driven by a deep-rooted curiosity and a desire to understand the intricate web of factors that contribute to diseases, Heather immersed herself in extensive research, didactic courses, and seminars on integrative nutrition, naturopathy, wellness, and mind-body work. Her thirst for knowledge led her to become a master in Reiki and Integrated Energy Therapy, sharing her expertise as an instructor in Food Healing, empowering others to take charge of their own health and well-being.
As a licensed Acupuncturist, Heather firmly believes in the power of functional medicine and incorporates its principles into her practice. She embraces NSEV™, a modern adaptation of ancient Chinese medicine and acupuncture, which focuses on identifying and addressing a person's core patterns of functioning. This approach provides a comprehensive understanding of her patients' health issues and allows her to tailor treatments to their unique needs. Drawing from her extensive knowledge, Heather combines ancient herbs, nutrition, and functional medicine with a range of therapeutic modalities, including vitamin injection therapy, Biomat therapy, moxibustion, cupping, magnet therapy with Ion pumping cords, Reiki, medical tuning forks, sound therapy, Homeopathy, IET and shared group acupuncture. These integrative techniques offer a holistic and comprehensive approach to healing, enabling her patients to reverse both acute and chronic ailments.
Heather's expertise lies in NSEV Acupuncture and Functional Medicine, which forms the core of her practice. She provides comprehensive care for various conditions such as pain management, anxiety, fertility support, facial rejuvenation, insomnia, digestive issues, and weight loss. She takes a holistic approach, addressing the physical, emotional and mental well-being of her patients.
In addition to her clinical practice, Heather is dedicated to sharing her knowledge and empowering others. She provides private lessons and seminars on the Usui system of Reiki and Food Healing, guiding individuals on how to harness the healing power of superfoods and herbs to reverse disease and promote optimal well-being.
At Todays Acupuncture located in Jupiter, Florida, Heather's practice serves as a sanctuary for those seeking natural and functional medicine approaches. With her profound knowledge and diverse range of techniques, she aims to guide her patients towards improved health by addressing the underlying causes of their conditions and fostering holistic healing. Her compassionate and personalized approach ensures that each individual receives the care and support they need to achieve their wellness goals.
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Initial consultation with the physician to determine which treatment plan is best for the individual followed by acupuncture. The intake will include medical history, detailed health questions, nutritional advice, herbal consult and comprehensive diagnosis. Please allow 90 minutes for first time visit.