Lory Lee’s goal is to relieve your pain and encourage your body to return to its natural state of balance, to prevent the pain from reoccurring. This is achieved through the diagnosis and treatment of the sources of your discomfort or illness to relieve your pain. She is committed to preventive medicine and work with both acute and chronic pain and illnesses. When a patient comes to see Lory, she listens to their symptoms and health history. She also looks at other aspects of their life -mental, emotional and spiritual. In this way, Lory can treat the whole person and not just the symptoms. Lory’s area of expertise is advanced pain management, she has extensively trained under Dr. Richard Teh-Fu Tan, OMD, EAMP, L.Ac., who taught her the Balance Method of Acupuncture.
Through successfully treating many patients, Lory has come to realize that acupuncture offers so much more than just pain relief. Acupuncture has the unique ability to treat you in a variety of ways, improving sleep, lowering stress levels, improving digestion and boosting energy.
It is Lory’s belief and philosophy that Eastern and Western medicine can work together seamlessly and interactively. She will be happy to consult with your health care providers. She welcomes your questions and the opportunity to assist you with pain relief, pain management and achieving and maintaining overall wellness.
Lory is a Washington State Licensed Acupuncturist and holds a Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Herbal Medicine from Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, a unique apprentice style school that emphasizes clinical training through close relationships with expert clinical faculty members. She furthered her studies at Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, New Mexico and graduated with a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine. Lory is also an Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist, certified by the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association.
Lory strongly believes in community outreach and has completed several clinical rotations at Mount Saint Vincent, Harborview Hospital, Country Doctor Community Health Center, Cedar Hills Treatment Center and Evergreen Treatment Center.
Professional membership: NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine), WEAMA (Washington East Asian Medicine Association), AAAOM (American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. SAR (Society for Acupuncture Research), ISCMR (International Society for Complementary & Alternative Medical Research).