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 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 – 1997 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.

Loneliness Can Be Deadly for Elders – Friends Are the Antidote

As you begin to think about your future in 2017, please read this, and then make a note on your task list to call or stop by and visit a senior friend, acquaintance, or neighbor this New Year – just to let them know you are thinking of them and to wish them the best in 2017.

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By |December 30th, 2016|Aging, Health|

Acupuncture Reduces Migraine Frequency

First and foremost, it seems appropriate during this Thanksgiving season to say thank you to the leading-edge Foundation Neurology providers who have referred their patients to AIMA of Nashua, PLLC. Thank you, Sharon Lockwood, PA-C, Dr. Tatiana Nabioullina, Dr. Elana Ivashina, and Dr. Andreja Packard – you are to be commended for finding a safe and effective treatment for your patients who suffer with #migraines.

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It’s Time to Fall Back: 4 Tips to Help Your Body Adjust

It’s that time of year again – time to set your clock back an hour, this Sunday. Here are “4 Tips to Help Your Body Adjust” from the Cleveland Clinic:

Moving the clock forward one hour in the spring and back one hour in the fall doesn’t just affect your schedule — it can throw off your […]

By |October 31st, 2016|Health, Sleep|

Serious Drug Interaction Discovered: Ceftriaxone/Rocephin and Lansoprazole/Prevacid

A recent article in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology on October 11, 2016 reveals concurrent use of Lansoprazole (brand name Prevacid), a proton-pump inhibitor, and ), a cephalosporin antibiotic, may increase the risk of acquired long QT syndrome (LQTS), a life-threatening arrhythmia.

The author notes that “QT-DDI’s (QT drug-drug interactions) are not routinely evaluated pre-clinically and can go undiscovered […]

Myths and Facts About Health Care Advance Directives

 

Do you have a Living Will? Advanced Directives? How about a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care (DPOA)? Not sure exactly what they are? Get the facts right from the American Bar Association. Everyone should do this, and right now – don’t wait until you’re “older” or for when you “think you might need it”. Don’t be […]

Acupuncture Effective for Cognitive Impairment in Pre-Dementia

A new study shows acupuncture is useful in improving cognitive function in those with mild cognitive impairment. Specifically, the neurologists found that  “overall, our meta-analysis suggests that acupuncture was a useful therapy in improving cognitive function for patients with ,” the neurologists noted, according to the report. “It also suggested that acupuncture was effective […]

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?