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).
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.