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.

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.

 

High Blood Pressure? Research Supports Aged Garlic Extract

This recent study shows aged garlic extract is effective in reducing peripheral and central blood pressure. Study authors report: “Our trial suggests that aged garlic extract is effective in reducing peripheral and central blood pressure in a large proportion of patients with uncontrolled hypertension, and has the potential to improve arterial stiffness, inflammation, and other […]

Acupuncture for Patients with Cancer

Medical oncologist and acupuncturist Ting Bao, MD, Director of Integrative Breast Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center explains how acupuncture improves quality of life for people with cancer in this New York Magazine article. Mounting evidence in this 2012 review of 29 clinical trials supports it’s use as an effective treatment for at least several ailments: chronic back […]

Happy Independence Day!

The office is closed today in honor of Independence Day. To all of our patients, friends, and colleagues – have a safe and happy celebration!

By |July 4th, 2017|Announcements|

Acupuncture at Mass General for Patients with Cancer

Mass General is using #acupuncture to support patients with cancer. #GoodStuff #IntegrativeMedicine

Recently published in Boston Magazine:

The Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center is known throughout the world for its innovative and often revolutionary cancer treatments. What may be surprising is that members of the Mass General  team are supplementing their biomedical cancer treatments with a therapy […]

Chest Pain: Heartburn or Heart Attack?

Knowing the difference may not be as easy as you think, says the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Team:
Although heartburn has nothing to do with your heart, its most common symptom — chest pain — often is the most apparent sign of a heart attack too. So how do you know whether you need to reach for an […]

Seasonal Allergies and Acupuncture: What Science Says

Thinking of trying acupuncture for your allergies? Good choice! Per the National Institute of Health:

There are data from some randomized controlled trials that suggests that acupuncture may improve some symptoms of allergic rhinitis, as well as quality of life.
What Does the Research Show?

The available data on the efficacy of acupuncture for allergic rhinitis consist of several reviews and […]

By |April 4th, 2017|Health|

Lenny’s Story: Working with Dr. Eisenberg

Gratitude and appreciation to Dr. David Eisenberg for helping Lenny Zakim maximize his quality of life, and for his work in building awareness of the benefits of integrative medicine. Read about Dr. Eisenberg’s work with Lenny, and his work with integrative medicine on PBS Body & Soul with Gail Harris: www.pbs.org/bodyandsoul/212/eisenberg.htm.

Dr. Eisenberg said:  “I’d love in every institution […]

Lenny’s Story

Gratitude and appreciation to Lenny Zakim for helping future cancer patients by building awareness of the full spectrum of therapeutic choice. Read about Lenny’s story about cancer, integrative medicine and quality of life on PBS Body & Soul with Gail Harris: http://www.pbs.org/bodyandsoul/212/lenny.htm

This Is Why You Always Get Sick After You’ve Been Stressed Out

Why you always get sick after a period of stress…and what you can do to prevent it in the future.