Shannon Freeman-Hrutfiord, LAC

Shannon Freeman-Hrutfiord, LAC

Acupuncture  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
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Shannon Freeman-Hrutfiord, LAC is an acupuncturist in Bellingham, WA. She specializes in acupuncture, massage therapy, and more.Read her story

12 Bellwether Way Ste 201

Bellingham, WA 98225

Contact Information

(360) 366-4216

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Asuris Northwest Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 12 More

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Shannon Freeman-Hrutfiord's bio

This content was provided by Shannon Freeman-Hrutfiord "Specializing in reproductive health, orthopedic recovery and care, sports medicine and pain management. "I emphasize the need to educate and offer patients alternative care and treatment for many difficult issues without adding additional drugs or narcotics." Diplomat of Acupuncture and board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, a licensed as Massage Practitioner and founder of A Better Way Massage and Acupuncture, a Rehabilitation and Medical Massage clinic in Ferndale, WA, and co-founder and acupuncturist of Bellwether Medical Acupuncture and Massage, a Medical Acupuncture clinic located in the beautiful Bellwether area in Bellingham, WA. Licensed massage practitioner for over 15 years and nationally licensed Acupuncturist for over 2 years, and has worked in a variety of settings, including Wells Plastic Surgery and Skin Care in Lexington, KY, Progressive Physical Therapy in Lexington, KY and Birchwood Women's Health Clinic for Reproductive Health Services in Bellingham, WA. Currently working on obtaining ABROM accreditation, holding a Master's level training Acupuncture, Diplomat of Acupuncture from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and Bachelors in Human Service and Education. Active member of the WA East Asian Medicine Practitioner Association, South Sound Acupuncture Association and the American Acupuncture Counsel."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Shannon Freeman-Hrutfiord "I am not only an acupuncturist but a skilled massage therapist since 1999. I believe WHOLE BODY TREATMENT IS IMPORTANT. Whole body treatment helps restore the integrity of your system. Untreated and/or poorly treated cases of general injuries or lifestyle stresses can result in life long problems and suffering. My goal is to optimize your recovery while minimizing long-term problems that can occur."

3  Specialties

  • Acupuncture
  • Homeopathy
  • Massage Therapy

0  Board Certifications

Shannon Freeman-Hrutfiord does not have any board certifications listed.

18  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

  • Acupuncture
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Detoxification
  • Diet Counseling
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Medical Acupuncture
  • Moxibustion
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Pain Management
  • Stress Management
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Western Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Affordable Acupuncture Community Clinic Via Middleway Acupuncture Institute
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Dr. Judy Chiasson, Daom, L.Ac Via Middleway Acupuncture Institute
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Seattle Massage School Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Stevens Hospital Everett Via Seattle Massage School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Timothy J. Lamb, Rn, L.Ac. Via Middlway Acupuncture Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Middleway Acupuncture Institute, Mt. Vernon, Wa
    Other Education | Completed 2012
  • Seattle Massage School, Seattle, Wa
    Other Education | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Shannon Freeman-Hrutfiord has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Shannon Freeman-Hrutfiord has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Shannon Freeman-Hrutfiord's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Shannon Freeman-Hrutfiord to family and friends
35 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Shannon Freeman-Hrutfiord's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

I am always skeptical of a 5 star review, but, trust me guys, its true. Ms Freeman radiates confidence, competence and caring. And the needles do not hurt.
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Shannon is wonderful. Relieved shoulder pain that I have had for years.
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I have 'worked' with Shannon for more then 10 years. She is an amazing therapist, spends as much time as necessary to nderstand your background and medical condition. She takes the time to research and find the best method to treat your pains. In my mind, she has extraordinary skills and the...more
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Shannon is friendly, knowledgeable and calming. The treatment space was warm and inviting with a beautiful view of Bellingham Bay and Mt. Baker!
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Starts out as a very good listener, a quality I hold in high regard and then goes about directing individualized treatments based on my very specific needs/ requests. She does this all with compassion and grace.
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