Meghan Keysboe, LAC, MSOAM, DIPL. AC
Considerate, devoted, and eager to assist in enhancing one’s health, Meghan Keysboe is an NCCAOM Board Certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist. Having a mother that also practices acupuncture, Meghan is a legacy at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, the leading school in the United States for Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Meghan has been certified in facial acupuncture, teaching Qigong - Thousand Hands Buddha technique, trained in NADA protocol from the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, and continues educational classes on various techniques of Acupuncture such as Five Element and other TCM based practices. She has advanced knowledge in Chinese Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Dietary Supplementation, Qigong, Tuina, Cupping Therapy, Electro Stimulation, Moxibustion, Gua Sha and Therapeutic Massage, as well as a focus on the collaboration between Western biomedicine and Chinese medicine.
Having a background in Exercise and Sports Science at Oregon State University, Meghan has a passion for concentrating on the study of human movement in relation to developmental, mechanical, historical, pathological and physiological perspectives. She has training in Tuina, a form of Chinese manipulative massage therapy, as well as advanced needling techniques to assist with musculoskeletal pain. While living and performing nonprofit work in Nepal, Meghan has also gained a wide range of experience in working with various ailments such as stroke rehabilitation through the use of electro-acupuncture, digestive ailments, managing hypertension, and other musculoskeletal and physiological pathologies.
Meghan has spent time running her own practice in New York City, as well as joining a team that specializes in Women’s Health and Fertility. During her time in NYC she has worked in collaboration with some of the top fertility centers in Manhattan to enhance the effects and efficacy of IVF and IUI treatments. She has also most recently practiced in Portland, where she specialized in Sports Acupuncture and musculoskeletal therapies such as diagnosing with orthopedic testing and using trigger and motor point therapies along with electro-stimulation. She believes your health is your greatest possession and enjoys enhancing all areas of this, including an emphasis on pregnancy, women’s health & fertility, musculoskeletal therapies, stress management, enhancing your immune system through Chinese herbs and supplementation, and everything in between.
Diplomate of Oriental Medicine
A Diplomate of Oriental Medicine is a practitioner who is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®) and has met the certification requirements for both acupuncture and Chinese herbology. It is a considerable professional achievement to earn the designation Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). NCCAOM certification indicates to employers, patients, and peers that one has met national standards for the safe and competent practice of acupuncture and Chinese herbology as defined by the acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM) profession. For additional information, about the Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, please visit the NCCAOM Website.
Oregon State License #AC192158
An acupuncturist in the State of Oregon is licensed to provide health care using acupuncture and other forms of Traditional Oriental Medicine. Acupuncture treats neurological, organic or functional disorders by stimulation of specific points on the surface of the body by insertion of needles. Under Oregon law, the practice of acupuncture also includes traditional and modern techniques of Oriental diagnosis and evaluation; Oriental massage, exercise and related therapeutic methods; use of Oriental herbs, vitamins, minerals, and dietary advice.