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Meet Donna Kini-Bowen

Your Acupuncture Physician

Donna Kini-Bowen is a Florida State Licensed Acupuncturist, Acupuncture Physician, Board Certified in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine and a Diplomat in Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).

She graduated with honors (Summa Cum Laude) from the Florida College of Integrative Medicine and received a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine and Bachelor of Science in Professional Health Studies. Donna studied Advanced Auricular Therapy under Dr. Li Chun Huang, O.M.D. and the Balancing Method under Richard Tan.

Donna is a member of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and the Florida State Oriental Medical Association (FSOMA) where served as Secretary on the Board of Directors for two years.

With over 20 years of experience as a Health & Fitness Trainer/Instructor, and 15+ years experience practicing therapeutic massage, Donna has also served as a corporate health and wellness advisor. In higher education, Donna was the Program Chair of a massage program she established at a private college in Winter Park where later she became a science instructor and then Department Chair of Allied Health. In private practice for 8 years, in July of 2013 Donna accepted a position with Florida Hospital to assist them with establishing acupuncture at select Florida Hospital locations.

 

What is Aloha?

It is a term used to express compassion, love, peace. The ancient Hawaiians put their foreheads together to say "alo" meaning "presence", or "share"; and then breathe out saying "ha" which means "breath of life" or "essence of life."

Native to Hawaii, Donna believes that health is a manifestation of balance, both within the body itself and between the body and the external environment. When the body is internally balanced and in harmony with the external environment, energy flows smoothly throughout to nourish all organs and tissues. By adjusting and stimulating the flow of energy through acupuncture, we stimulate the body's natural healing ability to maintain health and protect against disease.

Together, Donna's "Spirit of Aloha" and expertise in oriental medicine supports her mission to provide individualized health care that is gentle, safe and effective.

In practice for over eight years, Donna has successfully treated conditions such as sciatica, fibromyalgia, chronic low back pain, endometriosis, migraine headaches, tension headaches, weight loss, infertility, anxiety and stress, addressed women’s health issues along with a wide variety of sports injuries from endurance and crossfit athletes.

 

 

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