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“Best Rated Acupuncturists”
in Alexandria, VA

Tetsuhiro Ueno, L.Ac., Dipl. OM.

Tetsuhiro Ueno is nationally licensed and board certified in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and maintains state license in Virginia. Tetsuhiro graduated as valedictorian of the Master’s Program in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCTCM) in Austin, Texas. He has strong interests in treatments for reproductive and gynecological conditions, insomnia, depression and internal diseases. He is an active member of the American Pregnancy Association, and has over ten years’ experience working as an acupuncturist at an integrated medicine clinic in Arlington, VA collaborating closely with medical doctors and chiropractors. He has also served as a professor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at South Baylo University, School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Falls Church, VA, one of the largest and most prestigious acupuncture schools in the nation.

Prior to receiving his master degree in acupuncture and oriental medicine, Tetsuhiro earned his BA in Social Science from Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Japan. After graduating, he worked for ten years at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), a Japanese governmental organization that implements technical cooperation in developing countries around the world.

In addition to running his private practice, Tetsuhiro consults with medical officers at the Embassy of Japan, and carries out lectures for local communities on topics related to Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Tetsuhiro devotes his passion and energy to helping people, and sharing happiness with them. He believes that building a long-lasting and trustful relationship with patients is extremely important for the success of the treatment.

Tetsuhiro Ueno, L.Ac., Dipl. OM.

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“Best Rated Acupuncturists”
in Alexandria, VA

Tetsuhiro Ueno is nationally licensed and board certified in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and maintains state license in Virginia. Tetsuhiro graduated as valedictorian of the Master’s Program in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCTCM) in Austin, Texas. He has strong interests in treatments for reproductive and gynecological conditions, insomnia, depression and internal diseases. He is an active member of the American Pregnancy Association, and has over ten years’ experience working as an acupuncturist at an integrated medicine clinic in Arlington, VA collaborating closely with medical doctors and chiropractors. He has also served as a professor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at South Baylo University, School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Falls Church, VA, one of the largest and most prestigious acupuncture schools in the nation.

Prior to receiving his master degree in acupuncture and oriental medicine, Tetsuhiro earned his BA in Social Science from Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Japan. After graduating, he worked for ten years at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), a Japanese governmental organization that implements technical cooperation in developing countries around the world.

In addition to running his private practice, Tetsuhiro consults with medical officers at the Embassy of Japan, and carries out lectures for local communities on topics related to Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Tetsuhiro devotes his passion and energy to helping people, and sharing happiness with them. He believes that building a long-lasting and trustful relationship with patients is extremely important for the success of the treatment.

Tamao “Tami” Albert, CMT

Originally from Japan, Tami brings many gifts from her native country to her work with clients at Caring Acupuncture.

Tami studied Seitai, Reiki, and Reflexology in Japan. The Seitai style she studied is gentle and non-invasive. It is a combination of Osteopathic Bodywork, Shiatsu, Acupressure, Tuina, Kinesiology, and Positional Release. Tami is a Reiki master in the Gendai Reiki Healing Association. Her lineage is the 5th from the founder of the Reiki, Mr. Usui. She is also one of the first practitioners of Yurashi Gentle Touch Therapy in the US.

A graduate of American University in Washington, D.C. and Applied Kinesthetic Studies School of Massage (AKS) in Herndon, Virginia, Tami is a compassionate listener and experienced in many forms of bodywork. In addition to her training in Japan, she has built her repertoire to include Oncology Massage, Manual Lymph Drainage, Scar Release, and Pre and Post Natal Massage. She is also a certified practitioner of the Arvigo Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Therapy® (ATMAT), which is known to relieve a variety of symptoms for both male and female, especially for fertility purposes.

Tami’s approach is gentle, subtle, efficient and effective. She believes your body is designed to heal itself and you are your own best doctor. She enjoys using all of her skills and experiences to respond to the needs of each individual. Many different types of clients benefit from Tami’s work including children, pre and post natal women, cancer patients, the elderly, and those suffering from stress and recovering from injuries.

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Tamao “Tami” Albert, CMT

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Originally from Japan, Tami brings many gifts from her native country to her work with clients at Caring Acupuncture.

Tami studied Seitai, Reiki, and Reflexology in Japan. The Seitai style she studied is gentle and non-invasive. It is a combination of Osteopathic Bodywork, Shiatsu, Acupressure, Tuina, Kinesiology, and Positional Release. Tami is a Reiki master in the Gendai Reiki Healing Association. Her lineage is the 5th from the founder of the Reiki, Mr. Usui. She is also one of the first practitioners of Yurashi Gentle Touch Therapy in the US.

A graduate of American University in Washington, D.C. and Applied Kinesthetic Studies School of Massage (AKS) in Herndon, Virginia, Tami is a compassionate listener and experienced in many forms of bodywork. In addition to her training in Japan, she has built her repertoire to include Oncology Massage, Manual Lymph Drainage, Scar Release, and Pre and Post Natal Massage. She is also a certified practitioner of the Arvigo Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Therapy® (ATMAT), which is known to relieve a variety of symptoms for both male and female, especially for fertility purposes.

Tami’s approach is gentle, subtle, efficient and effective. She believes your body is designed to heal itself and you are your own best doctor. She enjoys using all of her skills and experiences to respond to the needs of each individual. Many different types of clients benefit from Tami’s work including children, pre and post natal women, cancer patients, the elderly, and those suffering from stress and recovering from injuries.

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