For additional information, Dr. Etges highly recommends the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. The article “Doctor, What’s This Acupuncture All About?” goes into even more detail about the style of acupuncture that I practice.
In a recent journal article, it’s clear that family physicians who incorporate acupuncture into their medical practices prescribe fewer opiates, and offer a wider approach to comprehensive care.
It is rare to find a doctor with the experience, compassion and wisdom that you will find in Dr. Tom Etges. I have used a number of acupuncturists for severe back pain and Dr. Etges is by far the best. His knowledge of medicine made it easy for him to understand the issues and support the work of my other medical providers.
“Dr. Etges offers the best of Integrative Medicine on many levels. Having a doctor I trust to oversee my autoimmune condition is in itself, ‘good medicine’. Qualities I admire: compassion, competence, enthusiasm for cutting-edge knowledge, honesty and humility.”
I have known Tom for a few years, but first saw him after a car accident. Through acupuncture, Tom was able treat issues in my back that neither massage nor chiropractic treatments were able to. I highly recommend him.
Dr. Etges is always present, listening and sharing his skills from both a background in Western and Eastern medicine. He has a great bedside manner, and is willing to discuss the plan for your health care and pain management. I have directly experienced his skills in diagnosis and treatment.
It is such a rare pleasure and gift to have such a well educated and balanced doctor and human being in our midst. The combination of skills with attention to my specific health issues is so appreciated, especially in these challenging times.
Dr. Etges is a gifted and compassionate doctor. I appreciate the way he listens to my needs and develops a unique approach to deal with whatever problem I am struggling with.
One year ago in 2020, I would have been in Tempe, AZ, teaching the second…