Dr. Laura Vasallo graduated from an intensive training program in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine at Southeast Institute of Oriental Medicine in Miami, Florida. This institute is the oldest licensed Acupuncture school in Florida. The curriculum of the Oriental Medicine Program exceeds the standards set by the State of Florida and the National Commission for Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine( NCCAOM). Included in the curriculum are classes of Acupuncture, Oriental bodywork, Chinese Herbs, Homeopathy, Western Science and supervised clinical training.
Dr. Vasallo is a Board Certified Acupuncture Physician and is nationally certified by National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine(NCCAOM). She has been practicing Oriental Medicine since 2000 and continues to increase her knowledge by studying and researching on her own, taking online and live seminars and interning with Chinese Medicine Masters.
Dr. Vasallo also graduated with an extraordinary regimen of Therapeutic Massage Training. This training includes the massage program at Florida College of Natural Health in Miami. She continues advancing her training through attending various massage therapy seminars to increase her effectiveness in treating different patient conditions. She has been a licensed Massage Therapist since 1995 and is also a member of the American Massage Therapy Association.
Prior to studying Chinese Medicine, Dr. Vasallo spent several years working with Medical Doctors, Chiropractors and Physical therapist gaining valuable hospital and out-patient clinical experience.
Dr. Vasallo's passion for natural remedies and belief that everyone should be healthy , motivated her to become a Bach Flower Practitioner for the Bach Flower essences . This assists her with patients with emotional concerns as well.
Dr. Vasallo is a compassionate and dedicated physician who strives to bring back the tradition of the caring healer, one who knows and understands their patient, not just their disorders. The aim of the treatments , in addition to relieving the main symptom, is to restore overall harmony and health to the individual.