New acupuncture procedures

This is such an unusual time with guidelines changing almost daily — and the latest guidelines do include acupuncture as an essential service. We have been evaluating our ability to provide acupuncture treatments while maintaining the safety of our patients, staff, and doctors, and we have implemented additional precautions and protocols to minimize risk. Since a […]

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Telemedicine Appointments

To comply with the CDC recommendations and to protect our patients, doctors, and office staff, we will be switching ALL patient visits to telemedicine or phone through the end of April. We will continually reevaluate this and comply with the authorities. If you haven’t already, you will be receiving a call from our staff to […]

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We’re here for you

Full Circle Natural Medicine is here to help you and your family through this unpredictable time. If you, members of your household, or other persons you come in contact with are exhibiting flu-like symptoms or have other concerns regarding Coronavirus, CALL our office at (206) 535-8867. Following CDC guidelines, if you are symptomatic, do not […]

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Insurance 2020

Drs. Jena Peterson and Melissa Minoff are contracted with Premera, Regence, Lifewise, and First Choice. Dr. Melissa is also contracted with Aetna. There are many different plans within those insurance companies, so please make sure you check that you have naturopathic and/or acupuncture coverage and that Dr. Jena or Dr. Melissa are in your network. […]

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New EHR

Dear Patients, Due to the rising cost of our current Electronic Health Record system, we have switched from Practice Fusion to a new system, effective 6/1/2018.  We expect to see a number of improvements with the change, including a more reliable message system. Unfortunately, due to the change, we will no longer have access to the […]

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Suffering from Insomnia?

By Autumn Ta, LAc According to Chinese Medicine, there are many causes of insomnia. The specific patterns that cause insomnia are determined for each individual through the intake, pules, and tongue during an office visit. As a general rule insomnia can arise from either relative excess (too much of something, i.e. heat) or relative deficiency (too little of something, i.e. blood). Some of the more common patterns are blood deficiency, yin deficiency, and heat. […]

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Thyroid Awareness

January is Thyroid Awareness Month, but how aware of your thyroid are you? The thyroid is the gland in your body that controls metabolism, basically how you use and burn energy. It is estimated that 20 million Americans currently suffer from some form of thyroid disease and that up to 60% of people don’t even […]

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Give the Gift of Health!

This New Year, help your friends and family with their New Year’s resolutions — give a gift certificate to Full Circle Natural Medicine! Gift Certificates are good for any amount over $25, can be used for any practitioner, and for any service — naturopathy, acupuncture, craniosacral therapy, hydrotherapy, hypnotherapy, homeopathy, IV therapy, supplements, and other […]

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Having trouble sleeping?

Did you know that people who get less than seven hours of sleep a night are three times more likely to catch a cold than people who sleep for eight hours or more? And people who slept for less than six hours are four times more likely to get sick? To keep your immune system […]

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