About Us
Dr. Abbey Theroux, DOM

Abbey Theroux is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine in the state of New Mexico and Nationally licensed Diplomat of Oriental Medicine.  She was raised in Taos, New Mexico and completed her undergraduate degree in Business from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.  She returned to New Mexico to earn her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College.  Shortly after graduating she opened a clinic in Albuquerque NM.  Abbey is currently completing her studies as a Registered Nurse at Central New Mexico College. 

In 2007 Dr. Theroux, received her certificate as a Hypnobabies Childbirth Education Instructor, for more information on Hypnobabies (Click Here).  This enabled her to combine her passion and knowledge of traditional Chinese Medicine with fertility, pregnancy and childbirth.  Abbey is also a doula, assisting women physically and emotionally during their birthing times.  For more information on doula services or her childbirth education classes, (click here).  

Dr. Jacquelyne Nelson, DOM

Jacqui Nelson is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine in the state of New Mexico and Nationally licensed as a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine.  She received her undergraduate degree in Communications and Linguistics from the University of Wisconsin in Green Bay.  Dr. Nelson then moved to New Mexico, completing her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College in Albuquerque in 2008.  After maintaining a small private practice following graduation, she joined Dr. Theroux in practice at Desert Health in January of 2012.  Jacqui also holds a M.A. in Elementary Education and teaches science curriculum locally at a post-secondary school for massage therapy.

 In 2006 Dr. Nelson became a Certified Neuromuscular therapist through The Neuromuscular Therapy Center of New Mexico, enabling to combine greater aspects of manual bodywork therapies into the practice of Oriental Medicine.  Additionally, Jacqui has pursued training in Acutonics®, wherein tuning forks are used to stimulate the energy of the body similar to the way needles are used.  For more information on Acutonics® click here.

 

Ashley Ingram, LMT

Ashley Ingram is a licensed massage therapist in the State of New Mexico.   She graduated from Universal Therapeutic Massage Institute in 2010.  After working for a five star spa she attended UTMI Medical Massage program and became a certified medical therapist.  This allowed her to combine her love of spa work with clinical massage to help her patients with injuries and chronic issues.

Ashley offers a custom therapeutic massage experience for each patient, using Swedish, Medical and Myofascial techniques as well as couples, mother to be massages and doTerra Aromatouch technique. 

"I always serve the best interest of my clients at all times and provide the highest quality service possible.  My goal is to heal my client/patients, ease their pain and stress through massage therapy.  I am a believer of alternative health, wellness and focusing my energy in continued pursuit of knowledge. I am also blessed and grateful to have a job I love.  One final note of importance, I am a nurturing person by nature and therefore I am enthusiastic therapist for the elderly and disabled."

Dr. Erin Keetso, DOM

Erin Keetso is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine in the state of New Mexico, and nationally licensed as a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree from Mills College in Oakland, California. Dr. Keetso earned her Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College. She is also currently completing her Master of Arts in Counseling from New Mexico Highlands University.

Dr. Keetso is also a certified Doula, and considers it an honor to support women and their families throughout all stages of pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.

Toya McClish, LMT

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Dr. Deborah Salazar, DOM

Deborah Salazar is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine in the state of New Mexico and Nationally licensed Diplomat of Oriental Medicine.  Having grown up in the northeast, she completed her undergraduate degree in psychology and biology from Syracuse University in New York. Later, she received her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College, where she met her husband and colleague Paul Salazar.

Dr. Salazar has also studied Spiritual Nutrition, herbalism and naturopathic medicine. She enjoys teaching women's health, lifestyle balance and physical longevity. Currently, you may catch her teaching Tai Chi, Mondays at Lotus Dragon.

Dr. Paul Salazar, D.O.M.

Paul Salazar is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine in the state of New Mexico and Nationally licensed Diplomat of Oriental Medicine. He has been a New Mexico resident for 10 years. He has degrees from the University of Texas at San Antonio and Palo Alto College.  After seeing an acupuncturist for chronic shoulder pain, he became fascinated with this ancient system of medicine. He then made a drastic career change and left management to study at Southwest Acupuncture College. After attending a three year accelerated program, alongside maintaining a full time management job, he received his Master\\\'s of Oriental Medicine and then received his Doctor of Oriental Medicine from The State of New Mexico. Best of all, while attending school he met his wife Deborah. Doctor Salazar currently works with Desert Health and travels twice weekly to work in Socorro at Desert Herbals.