Steven Rizzolo graduated from Southwest Acupuncture College in 2008 with an emphasis in sports medicine. Since then he has focused his continuing education and specialties in musculoskeletal pain and injuries. He blends a unique treatment plan for each patient consisting of ancient wisdom and cutting edge modern techniques. He is an avid cyclist and enjoys working with athletes and sports related injuries but also treats a wide variety of patients and conditions.
Vega Brhely, L.Ac, Dipl. OM
Vega Brhely studied at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago before graduating from Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, Colorado with a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Vega is nationally certified as a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), meeting the requirements of at least 1,490 hours of clinical and classroom training in acupuncture and biomedicine, as well as 2,050 hours of clinical and classroom training in Chinese herbal medicine. An avid cyclist and bicycle enthusiast, Vega wants nothing more than to share her passion for movement with others and help them achieve their optimal physical performance. She understands the importance of getting you back on the bike and doing what you love as quickly and safely as possible. Vega is a Retül certified fit technician and works out of Bicycle Village in Boulder doing advanced and dynamic bike fits. You can visit Vega’s website at www.hillclimbacupuncture.com. For more information on Retül bike fits, click here.
Jeremy Bowman, LMTMassage Therapist
Jeremy is a wonderful massage therapist and member of the Boulder Sports Acupuncture team. He graduated from the prestigious Boulder College of Massage Therapy with an Associates Degree in Occupational Studies. He has been working in the field for five years specializing in sports massage and neuromuscular therapy. He focuses on pre/post event massage, pain management, and treating conditions such as, but not limited to, tendinitis, postural misalignments, and nerve impingement. Jeremy strives to provide you with the best possible care using such methods as myofascial release, trigger point therapy, soft tissue manipulation, lymph drainage, active release technique and various stretching techniques. Or, if you could just use a nice massage to relax after a stressful day, he’s got you covered.
Tracie Dissinger D.OM MSOM L.AcAcupuncturist & Herbal Pharmacist
Tracie was trained with over 3,300 hours in her Master’s of Oriental Medicine program. She is nationally certified as an acupuncturist and herbalist with the NCCAOM. She is a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine. Her education encompassed extra clinical internships and science education in order to qualify for the California standards. Tracie believes that Integrative Medicine is the best way to treat the body and mind. She will work with your doctors to help you achieve your best health. Her specialized training is in Pain Management, Internal Medicine, Nutrition and Oncology. She is currently taking a 3 semester Neuroscience course with Harvard. You can visit Tracie’s website at http://www.youracudoc.com/ .