Dr. L. Cindy Theroux-Jette, PhD, OT/L, LAc

About Dr. L. Cindy Theroux-Jette, PhD, OT/L, LAc

Dr. L. Cindy Theroux-Jette, PhD, OT/L, LAc became Board Certified in Occupational Therapy in 1992 by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and in 2002 was additionally Board Certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is a registered Occupational Therapist, licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist. Her formal education includes a Doctoral degree in Health Psychology, a Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. Dr. Theroux-Jette was appointed by Governor Lynch to the New Hampshire Board of Acupuncture Licensing in 2012 and was reappointed to the Board in 2013 by Governor Hassan, and currently serves as Chair of the Board. She is President Emeritus of the New Hampshire Acupuncture and Asian Medicine Association (2005-2012). As a dually Board Certified clinician, Dr. Theroux-Jette enjoys utilizing an integrative approach in treating adult and pediatric patients from the Greater Nashua community. Dr. Theroux-Jette honorably served her country in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 1989 – 1996 at Naval Air Station South Weymouth, Massachusetts. Presently, she enjoys giving back to the local and global community as a member of the Rotary Club of Nashua. In her personal life, Dr. Theroux-Jette enjoys singing as a member of the Immaculate Conception Parish choir and for hospice patients and their families with the Wellspring Chorus of Home Health and Hospice Care. She follows a pescetarian diet and enjoys nature, hiking and bicycling with her spouse.

Hepatitis A is on the Rise. Learn Your ABC’s Now.

Protect your liver. You’re going to need it well into your later years.

Hepatitis A is always out there, but it is making itself known – right here and right now – in our neighborhood. NH DHHS recently identified one case here in Nashua, and five others have been identified within Hillsborough County. So now is […]

By |February 28th, 2019|Infectious Disease, Lifestyle|

Local Mindfulness Classes in Nashua! Fall 2018

Interested in learning how #mindfulness practice can help with stress, anxiety, pain, or improving your health? Attend a quick class, or a longer series of classes:

“Mind-Body Healing”, a 2-hour, one-day course, will be offered by St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua on Wednesday 11-14-18 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM (register here: https://reg126.imperisoft.com/StJosephHospital/ProgramDetail/3337323032/Registration.aspx).

“Mindfulness Fundamentals Stress Reduction”, a […]

The FDA is actively seeking patient input about non-pharmacologic treatment of chronic pain. If acupuncture and Oriental medicine has helped you deal with chronic pain in your daily life, please take a moment and submit your comments here. And please share this post! Comments are due by 9-10-18. Thank you in advance for taking the time to educate […]

“Sorry, I can’t eat meat. I’m allergic.” C’mon…really? “Yes. Ever since that tick bite.”

Most of us aren’t fond of ticks. Now there’s a new reason to protect yourself (if the threat of lyme disease, erlichiosis, babesiosis, and the myriad of other tick borne illnesses were not enough). Read the story behind how a tick bite can facilitate an allergy to meat. 

Specialty Care: What is a Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncturist?

Dr. Theroux-Jette recently earned the distinction of becoming the first and only licensed acupuncturist in the state of New Hampshire to obtain specialty certification as a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncturist, offered through the National Association for Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncturists (NAHPCA).

As a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncturist, Dr. Theroux-Jette offers a specialized protocol […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Should you moderate your drinking?

This Study aims to prove that individuals without a negative predisposition (anyone with a history of addiction, psychiatric, liver or kidney problems, certain cancers or a family history of breast cancer) may benefit from moderate alcoholic consumption. The alcohol industry was asked to fund it.

Scientific objectivity? You be the judge.

By |March 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Doctors, Revolt!

Bernard Lown, emeritus professor of cardiology at Harvard, reminds us to resurrect the lost art of healing in our daily interactions with patients in this inspiring article.

Rich Joseph, of the NY Times, writes: “He called for a return to the fundamentals of doctoring — listening to know the patient behind the symptoms; carefully touching the […]

By |March 1st, 2018|Care, Western Medicine|

Can I buy my Chinese Herbs on the Internet?

Purchasing Chinese herbs on the internet poses significant risk. Read here to learn more. Know your supplier!

By |February 27th, 2018|Herbal Medicine, Safety|

Kidney Stones Effectively Treated with Integrative Medicine

This study reveals that a combination of acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and the prescription drug Tamsulosin (Flomax) offered an 88.7% efficacy rate in forcing the expulsion of kidney stones, while patients who received Tamsulosin and Chinese herbal medicine (without acupuncture) had a 73.6% efficacy rate. Tamsulosin alone was not found to be an effective treatment.

Integrative […]

PEMF for Diabetic Neuropathy

Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy is available at AIMA of Nashua, PLLC and this article discusses the research behind how it works to offer relief from the pain and discomfort of diabetic neuropathy.

By |October 19th, 2017|Pain Management|

Acupuncture for Restless Legs: Recent Study Shows Benefits

Authors of this recent study say acupuncture has additive therapeutic effect over gabapentin alone in patients with RLS, and that acupuncture plus a low dose of gabapentin (300mg/day) is clinically useful in the treatment of restless legs syndrome.