Karine is an acupuncturist and herbalist certified by the NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine), licensed in the states of Maryland and Virginia. She received her Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Virginia University of Integrative Medicine (VUIM).
As part of her clinical training, Karine has successfully treated a number of different conditions, such as musculoskeletal disorders, including sports injuries, arthritis, tendinitis, muscle pain and neuropathies; headaches; facial paralysis; trigeminal neuralgia; women's health; stress-related illnesses such as anxiety and depression; digestive problems; and fatigue, among others. Prior to that, she completed a master's program in Naturopathic Medicine at the INNAP (National Institute of Applied Naturopathy) in Brazil. Since then, she has been working with alternative health and making a difference in people's lives. She works with various techniques and has a different approach depending on the patient's needs.
She loves to work with health restoration, providing patients with relief from pain and healthy recovery at the same time. Her treatments may include Acupuncture, Gua Sha, Moxibustion, Electroacupuncture, and Herbal Therapy. Karine is a very thoughtful and compassionate person who has found medicine to be her passion, making it her art.