Licensed Acupuncturist & Oriental Medicine Practitioner
Anne Carruth is a Midwest girl, who has followed her career, family, and love of the outdoors from Ohio, to Colorado, and finally to Oregon. After completing her undergraduate studies in Ohio, she earned her Masters in Denver at the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She now holds a Masters of Science in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, and is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
Anne’s philosophy on health is founded in preventative medicine and a holistic view of the mind, body, and spirit. She embraces the traditional Chinese model of treating the “branch” and the “root”; thus treating one’s symptoms, as well as their underlying cause. This approach enables her to treat a wide variety of health concerns, and Anne is particularly passionate about acupuncture and oncology care. She uses gentle acupuncture and herbal remedies to relieve cancer-related symptoms. She also encourages the use of acupuncture during courses of chemotherapy and radiation to alleviate treatment-related side effects.
In addition to oncology care, Anne has a special interest in stress-related disorders. She places great emphasis on detoxification, dietary recommendations, and lifestyle adjustments when treating anxiety, depression, insomnia, fatigue, TMJ, hormone imbalances, irritable bowel syndrome, and other stress-related complaints. By addressing both the mind and body, Anne has found success where conventional medicine has fallen short. Anne also devotes a large part of her practice to pain management. As an active outdoor enthusiast, she has had her fair share of sports-related injuries. She is continually refining her physical trauma and pain management therapies, and takes great pleasure in guiding others out of both acute and chronic pain.
Anne loves her work as an acupuncturist and feels privileged to help others achieve their wellness goals. Her gentle needling technique and compassionate approach make her an ideal practitioner for children, sensitive patients, and those new to acupuncture. While her extensive training and clinical experience enable her to tackle the most difficult of cases.
“I was referred to Anne for acupuncture sessions as part of my naturopath’s treatment plan for me. I never had acupuncture before, I was fearful and wary, and my health was in a very weakened state. From my very first interaction with Anne, I felt safe, calm, and hopeful that my health would improve. Anne’s positive energy, extensive knowledge and experience and dedication to helping her patients put my mind at ease and my body on the fast track to healing. I feel extraordinarily grateful and blessed that she has come into my life. She is a true healer.” -Debra P.
“I came to Anne for support in my cancer treatment. She had many ideas and therapies that went beyond just needles. I was thoroughly impressed with the results as well as the time she took to understand my problems at the beginning of each session. I have the highest praise for her work !” – Bryon G.
“At 50, I found myself with a group chronic conditions brought about by time, family genetics, accidents and lifestyle. Anne and her colleagues have effective ways to reverse some of my conditions…I’m getting better. Underneath it all, the insights brought about by Western doctors’ diagnostics have been gracefully integrated into the formation of treatment plans. With the balance Anne brings through acupuncture treatment, council and herbal remedies, things are looking up. I’m finding ways to eat better and to stay with my exercise plans. Thanks Anne for all your help!”–Sam C.
” For the past few years I have been working through several concurrent chronic health issues. I have elected to go about these issues in a natural way and was referred to Anne by my healthcare practitioner. I had only done acupuncture once or twice in the past and didn’t notice any significant changes, but after working with Anne I can personally attest to the amazing results that acupuncture can produce. When I work with Anne, I can feel energy moving and the symptoms we are targeting change during the session and these changes continue after the session as well. One big challenge I have been tackling is detoxification and Anne has seen me on some rough days and has helped to get things moving so that I begin to feel better. Anne puts the pieces of your health together to make a holistic treatment plan that will make anyone a believer in acupuncture if you just give it a try. She is also incredibly caring and invested in your health, which is what I value and look for in any practitioner. I would highly recommend Anne to anyone who needs some extra support with their health. ” -Jillie J.
“I was nervous about trying acupuncture because the idea of needles seemed a bit intimidating. But I was suffering from tendonitis and eager to try something that wouldn’t involve more ibuprofen or other drugs. Anne has a very gentle touch, and I’ve always felt relaxed during my treatments. She also has a great bedside manner. She asks about my symptoms, listens to what’s going on in my life, and makes appropriate suggestions. I highly recommend Anne to anyone looking for an acupuncturist.” -Maria M.
“Anne is a compassionate and empathetic healer. After a session with her, I always feel more balanced & energized. Her care is an important contribution to my wellness.” -Steve G.
“Anne is an amazing practitioner. She is very kind and warm; a paramount trait for anyone in the profession of caring for others. Anne is an incredible listener and asks insightful questions that reveal root issues; my responses sometimes surprise even me! Seemingly Anne is always thinking about new approaches for each patient and practices targeted, patient-specific treatments. Anne is a genuine person with a tremendous gift for caring for others. She has made some of my very difficult physical issues a lot easier to encounter, and has significantly helped to heal my body. Anne is truly a joy to work with.” –Jill R.
Forms & Documents
Feel free to download and complete the New Patient Paperwork prior to your visit, or arrive 15 minutes before your appointment to do so.
If you wish to have your visit billed to your insurance company, please complete the Insurance Benefits Verification Form PRIOR to your visit, and bring the completed form with you to your appointment. Feel free to contact our office for help with insurance verification.
Anne currently works with several insurance companies including Cigna, Axis, First Choice, Lifewise, Multiplan, Pacific Source, MODA (except MODA Synergy), Regence, United, and Blue Cross Blue Shield. She is currently contracting with additional companies, so please call the clinic if your insurance carrier is not listed above.
In addition Anne accepts Motor Vehicle Accident (MVC) & Worker’s Compensation Insurance.