Cassandra Nelson, L.Ac., Dipl. OM, is a Licensed Acupuncturist and a National Board Certified Chinese herbalist. She is the Owner/Clinic Director of Acupuncture Center of Greenville in Greenville, South Carolina.
Cassandra’s involvement in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) began at a young age. As a girl in Illinois, Cassandra suffered severe allergies and experienced several life-threatening asthma attacks. Because Western medicine was only able to treat the asthma once she had an attack, her parents sought to find preventative medicine. After finding an acupuncturist in a nearby town, Cassandra’s asthma attacks lessened in frequency and strength, to the point that she was taken off many of her prescription inhalers.
When Cassandra was 10 she moved with her family to Southern California. Growing up in San Diego, she was exposed to the diversity of alternative medicine and discovered a deep interest in aligning herself with nature.
Cassandra earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts from San Diego State University. After spending time in Northern California and Hawaii, she returned to San Diego to pursue a graduate degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine. In pursuit of her degree Cassandra completed a 3000-hour clinical and classroom program, studying under several leading acupuncturists in the fields of women’s health, orthopedics, psychology, and pediatrics. She had the opportunity to treat patients in a variety of settings, including the prominent San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care, where she spent two rotations treating both patients and their families through their difficult time. She also spent a three-month rotation at the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine’s Free Clinic Project treating hundreds of low-income families and at Pacific Center of Health.
In 2005, she obtained a Masters of Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, one of the finest acupuncture schools in the nation. She is Nationally Board Certified as a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine. This advanced degree requires additional training and a comprehensive knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine, as well as Chinese herbal medicine and Western/biomedicine.
Cassandra relocated to Greenville, South Carolina and opened Acupuncture Center of Greenville. As part of her ongoing professional development, she focused on Eastern medicine’s strategies to help patients overcome infertility. In the spring of 2008 Cassandra was hand picked by Dr. Randine Lewis, author of The Infertility Cure and The Way of The Fertile Soul, fertility expert and founder of The Fertile Soul, as a Clinical Excellence in Fertility Program (CEFP) practitioner. One of a small group of such practitioners worldwide, Cassandra is trained to interpret Western reproductive medical diagnoses and prescribe Chinese medical treatments, dietary and nutritional therapy, and guidance in exercises to heal and strengthen the reproductive system. She also joined The Fertile Soul team as one of their in-house Chinese medicine practitioners who provide acupuncture treatments to Fertile Soul patients on retreat.
Cassandra currently sees patients in private practice at her clinic in Greenville, SC and facilitates Reclaim Your Fertility workshops.
Welcome Antoinette Dyer, our new Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Fertility Massage Specialist
Antoinette specializes in Fertility Massage via 'Nurturing The Mother' protocol by Claire Marie Miller, which enhances and supports a couple's choice for a conscious conception. She also practices Therapeutic Massage incorporating orthopedic, acupuressure, and deep tissue techniques from her six years of experience in The Upstate. Antoinette graduated from Greenville Technical College, and has continued her education in cervical strain, orthopedic techniques and fertility.
Acupuncture Center of Greenville considers massage to be an intrinsic part of the healing process. As a therapeutic tool, massage compliments your overall treatment protocol and helps induce The Relaxation Response which reduces stress, calms nerves and brings you back to self.
Acupuncture Center of Greenville
2518 East North Street
Greenville, SC 29615
Clinic Hours of Operation
|Monday: 10:00am to 7:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am to 7:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am to 7:00pm
Friday: 10:00am to 4:00pm
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