Dr. Aaron Nickamin
DR. AARON NICKAMIN
Dr. Aaron Nickamin is a federally recognized Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM.), an Acupuncture Physician in Fl. and a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) in CO. He has been a healthcare provider for over 30 years.
Dr. Nickamin is known for his creative, holistic and individualized treatments, which are grounded in Neo-Classical and Jin Shin Jyutsu pulse diagnoses and orthopedic physical exam, to identify the root cause of illness, discomforts or pain. eg. a patient has back pain, it may be caused by: 1) joint instability from loose ligaments, 2) muscle/tendon compensation, 3) constipation, 4) kidney deficiency and 5) invisible energetic imbalance… Dr. Nickamin uses two to five modalities to treat his patients.
Dr. Nickamin specializes in orthopedic pain by doing Acupoint Injection Therapies, like BMAC, PRP, Nerve Hydrodissection, Prolotherapy, Neural, Perineural, Chinese herbal injections and Biopuncture. He also specializes in Chinese visceral lymphatic drainage, Jin Shin Jyutsu (like Japanese acupressure), Chinese tuina (trained at China Beijing international Acupuncture Training Center), moxibustion , guasha, Chinese herbal medicine, women’s health and pediatrics.
Dr. Nickamin started his career as a health educator in public schools, later becoming a licensed massage therapist focusing on sports injuries, then his deep interest in pulse diagnosis lead him to a Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine and DAOM degrees. He has positioned himself as a lifelong student by participating in six AAOM/LAOM prolotherapy missions to South America and dedicating himself on further trainings each year. His passion for the Oriental Arts continues in his practice of Tai Qi Chuan, Qi Gong, Jin Shin Jyutsu, and jujitsu. He has a blackbelt in Traditional Tae Kwon Do and a blue belt in Gracie Jujitsu.
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1994 University of Arizona-Tucson, AZ Bachelors of Health Related Professions-Physical Education with a combined minor of Special Education & Rehabilitation.
1994 1st San Black Belt, Traditional Tae Kwon Do, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ.
1996 Phoenix Therapeutic Massage College-Therapeutic, Sports and Swedish
1998 Jin Shin Jyutsu Practitioner, 2nd level Usui Reiki
2001-2002 Acupuncture and Moxibustion & Chinese Tuina/Orthopedics – China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Centre. Sponsored by state administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine People’s Republic of China
2003 Emperors College of Traditional Oriental Medicine – Santa Monica, CA. – Masters of Traditional Oriental Medicine, Yai Qi Chuan and Qi Gong.
2005 Biopuncture of neck and head – Michael Yong and Joe Swartz, Longmont, CO
2012 Wat Pro Trad. Thai Massage & Yoga Thai Massage, Bangkok & Chiang Mai, Thailand.
2000-2014 Shen/NeoClassical pulse diagnosis study, Will Morris, ph.D, DAOM, L.Ac.
2009-2011 Allergy Elimination apprenticeship – Robin Cupp, L.Ac., Tucson, AZ.
2012 – Neural Prolotherapy/Lyftogt Tech. Il., USA.; 2013 Guadalajara, MX.
2013 American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine – San Francisco, CA.
Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (woman’s health/pediatrics/pain mngmt,).
2014 Koren Specific Technique (KST). San Diego, CA.
2014 Neural Therapy – Jeff Harris, ND. Boulder, CO.
2017 Advanced Neural Therapy- Jeff Harris, Portland, OR
2021 Gracie University of Jiu Jitsu Certified Instructor
1994 Elementary Adaptive Physical Education Specialist, Amphitheater Public Schools, Tucson, AZ.
1996 Scottsdale Princess Resort and Spa, Scottsdale, AZ. – massage therapist.
1999-2008 WIN Health Institute, senior acupuncturist/Chinese herbalist, massage therapist. Basalt, CO.
2009-PRESENT East meets West Preventative Medicine – private practice, Roaring Fork Valley, CO and Sarasota, Florida.
2013 AAOM Guadalajara, MX – prolotherapy mission.
2013-2014 AAOM – Cancun, MX – prolotherapy mission.
2013-2016 – LAOM Lima, Peru – prolotherapy missions.
2019 LAOM/AAOM Regenerative Muscleskeletal Medical Workshop/Mission, Cuzco, Peru (Lab Analysis. MSK Diagnosis, BMAC/PRP/Nerve Hydrodissection injections)
2019 IOC- Purxcell Congress- Maximum Regenerative Capacity of Biologics
2019 Maximum Regenerative Capacity of Biologics (PRP, Phys.Therapy, BMAC, Adipose, Ozone)
PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE
Did you realize that most of health-care is sick-care? Why don't we take care of ourselves to avoid getting sick? That's where preventative-care comes in. Receiving acupuncture and Jin Shin Jyutsu, taking Chinese herbs, and practicing Tai Chi on a regular basis prevents sickness before it starts.