Erica Nieves is a licensed Acupuncture Physician and a licensed massage therapist. She began her journey in the world of alternative medicine in 2004 as a student of massage at The Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences in New York City. As part of their Associates degree program, she was introduced to the paradigm of Oriental medicine and philosophy through the study of Shiatsu. Shortly after graduating from massage school, she enrolled at The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego where she studied for two years. Longing to return to the east coast and her family, she relocated to South Florida and completed her Bachelors of Health Science and Masters of Oriental Medicine at the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine. In her practice she has used acupuncture, Chinese herbs, massage, cupping and gua sha to treat acute and chronic pain, neurological issues, digestive complaints, menopause symptoms and has assisted patients in weight loss and smoking cessation. Erica speaks fluent English and Spanish Title
Dr. Yumiko Asai DAOM. A.P. Lic Ac,
She is a graduate of Tokyo Medical College and gained her Doctor degree of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine form Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine. She is fluent in English and Japanese, and is licensed to practice acupuncture in Japan and the state of Florida. Yumiko Asai comes with 20 years of acupuncture experience both in the US and Japan. We feel privileged to have Yumiko Asai as part of our team.
is a licensed Acupuncture Physician with a passion for Chinese Herbalism, Manual Therapy, and Lifestyle and Wellness Education. She has experience in the treatment of a broad spectrum of diseases including musculoskeletal degeneration and injuries, reproductive disorders such as PMS, infertility and fibroids, as well as psychological and emotional disorders including anxiety, stress, and insomnia. Her interests in medicine began as a child, studying Western Herbalism, Folk Remedies, and Dietary Therapy. In 2004 she began an intensive, applied learning program in Sports Medicine, Wellness, and Massage Therapy at Warren Wilson College while concurrently completing her dual degree B.A. in Anthropology and Sociology. In 2009 she moved to Peru to continue her education through a formal apprenticeship with an indigenous doctor in the Amazons and later the Andes. Years later, this same mentor encouraged her entrance into Chinese Medicine, leading to the ultimate completion of her B.S. and M.S. in Oriental Medicine in 2015. In April 2018, she graduated with a DAOM- Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Clinical Doctorate at the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine. Ella habla español.