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About the Acupuncture Physician

Matthew H. Guidera

Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Herbs, Acupuncture, Biomedicine, Diagnosis)

Matthew Guidera, is an acupuncture physician (A.P.) and primary care natural medicine practitioner serving Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties in Florida. He is a Florida Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) and a United States Nationally Board-Certified (NCCAOM) Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Dipl. OM). Matthew received both his Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences and his Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine. As a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, Matthew has the most comprehensive national board certification available to an acupuncturist in the USA, with the distinction of board-verified knowledge of natural and herbal medicines and formulas.

Matthew's areas of advanced training include Acupuncture, Herbal and Dietary Therapies, Bio-energetic Medicine, Moxibustion, Traditional Meridian Diagnosis, Auriculotherapy, and Tui-Na (Chinese Therapeutic Massage). Homeopathic and vibrational approaches are also employed at Acupuncture of Weston and all methods are meant to stimulate whole body and mind health.  In his practice, Matthew collaborates with, and treats, a variety of licensed health care professionals including medical doctors, massage therapists, integrative medicine physicians and psychologists. Please note that Matthew Guidera is not a medical doctor, or M.D., and therefore does not prescribe pharmaceutical medications.

 

Acupuncture of Weston is designed as a place of healing, happiness and hope. Conditions of particular interest in addition to muskuloskeletal complaints include those related to: psychosomatic and chronic illness, pregnancy and fertility, all types of pain, drug addiction, digestive difficulties, maximizing sports performance, attention and hyperactivity in children or adults, and fatigue. For patients who are particularly sensitive, or children, Acupuncture of Weston employs special lasers, massage and other techniques that are painless.

 

Matthew believes in a patient-centered medical approach that is a health learning collaboration based on both scientific and natural methods. In fact, today, acupuncture and Oriental medicine is researched and used in the hospitals of many Asian countries side-by-side with orthodox medical methods such as pharmaceuticals and surgery.  Matthew is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. 


 

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