Lauren Saputelli, Acupuncture
Total years in practice: 5
Dr. Lauren Saputelli Lauren Saputelli, DACM, L.Ac. is a California state licensed acupuncturist, certified in integrative sports medicine. She received a B.A. in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, a Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the highly regarded Five Branches University, and a doctorate from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. The masters program at Five Branches is a rigorous one of over 3200 hours, including studies in Chinese Medicine Theory, Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs and Formulas, Western Medicine, and Clinical Training. Lauren completed clinical internships in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Sports Injury, Mental Health, and Facial Rejuvenation. Since obtaining her license, she has done several classes for continuing education in Orthopedics, Women's Health, Prenatal Care, Aroma Acupoint Therapy, and more, as well as receiving a doctorate degree. In her youth, Lauren was a ballet dancer for 8 years, an equestrian rider, and a competitive equestrian vaulter (gymnastics on horseback) for 11 years. Her innate love of athleticism and years of intense physical training were an inspiration to not only care for the body in time of injury, but also preventatively.