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.

Acupuncture vs. Morphine for Pain Relief in the ER: Study Shows Acupuncture as Best Choice

Results showed that “in patients with acute pain presenting to the ED, acupuncture was associated with more effective and faster analgesia with better tolerance.” In light of the current opioid epidemic in the US, this is great news – a safe, fast and effective alternative for pain management!

Published in The American Journal of Emergency Medicine: Acupuncture versus intravenous morphine […]

Tendinopathy: You say tendinitis, I say tendinosis. What’s that all about?

What’s the difference in these terms and why does it matter, anyway? It matters because it makes a difference in terms of treatment and in recovery. Read more about it here – get educated, and get the proper treatment!


Practice Safe Grilling this 4th of July!

It’s time to cook out for your annual 4th of July party – make sure to keep your guests healthy with these tips on safe grilling. Happy 4th, everyone!


By |June 29th, 2016|Health, Safety|

Having your own personal summer, all year long?

This RECENT STUDY confirms that acupuncture works for vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes) in menopause:  209 perimenopausal and postmenopausal women aged 45 to 60 years found that a course of acupuncture treatments was associated with significant reduction in vasomotor symptoms, and with several quality-of-life measures (including sleep quality, depressive symptoms, somatic symptoms, and anxiety) in comparison with no […]

By |June 17th, 2016|Health|

What exactly does “INTEGRATIVE” mean?

Ok, so most of the locals know that “AIMA” in AIMA of Nashua, PLLC stands for “Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Associates”. But what exactly does “INTEGRATIVE” mean?

It’s Memorial Day Weekend – Stay hydrated now, and all summer!

Does it matter what you drink in order to stay hydrated? Yes, indeed: http://www.caringnews.com/en/156/1/350/This-Summer-Drink-to-Your-Health!.htm


By |May 27th, 2016|Diet, Health|

Guess what? Coffee counts toward daily fluid intake.

This study published in PLOS ONE reveals some good news – you can count that coffee towards your daily hydration requirement. Just don’t over do it!

By |May 16th, 2016|Diet|

Our Open House was a Success: Thank You!

Sincere thanks to everyone who came to the AIMA of Nashua, PLLC Open House and NH Health and Wellness Grand Opening last night! We hope you enjoyed the opportunity to meet and chat with us, savored the great food from Chef David, and enjoyed taking a peek at our offices. We sure did fill the 3rd […]

By |May 13th, 2016|Events, Fun|

Join Us: Open House Tomorrow! 4 – 8 PM

Looking for something fun to do tomorrow night? Come to the AIMA of Nashua PLLC Open House  and NH Health and Wellness Grand Opening. We will have great food from Chef David NH! Join us tomorrow – Thursday, May 12th from 4 – 8PM on the 3rd floor of the Telegraph Building in downtown Nashua at 60 […]

By |May 11th, 2016|Events|

Why Your Foot Size Changes Over Time

My feet seem to be getting getting bigger. And they hurt more! Why?! Cleveland Clinic explains it here:


By |April 15th, 2016|Health|

High Blood Pressure and Coffee: A Dangerous Combination

Do you have high blood pressure and drink 1-3 cups of coffee daily, or more? New research shows your risk of having a cardiovascular event (heart attack) is significantly higher than in non-drinkers: International Journal of Cardiology

By |April 2nd, 2016|Diet, Research|