Sofina has been working in the healthcare field for over 15 years. She combines both her knowledge and skills as an acupuncturist and her years of past experience as a physical therapist assistant to help patients reach their optimal health. Sofina received her Bachelors in Health Science before pursuing her interest in hands-on, manual work in physical medicine. Sofina’s personal experience with alternative medicine inspired her to pursue further education in Chinese medicine at Bastyr University. Her background helps to merge both a western and eastern medicine approach toward integrative healingusing acupuncture needles and Tuina hands-on work. Engaging both the musculoskeletal and meridian systems allow the body to rebalance the local issue, as well as work on a systemic level to promote healing which can maintain and prevent further injuries or disorders.