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The value of a therapy like acupuncture leads us to embrace a different kind of healing. My approach comes from the realization that no two people share exactly the same illness and that treatments should be customized for each person’s specific constitution and symptoms.


What can you expect when you go for a cupping session? In this day and age, clean glass cups are used. Three thousand years ago, bamboo, animal horn or brass - if you could afford it - were the order of the day. In fact, the old Chinese name for cupping was 'horning'.


Acupuncture has long been complimented with the use of Chinese herbal medicine. Acupuncture aligns and balances the body’s energies through meridians. Herbs treat disease and disharmony by adjusting or altering the body’s internal energies.


"Cultivating the soil before planting the seeds" is an appropriate metaphor and common way of thinking about fertility in Chinese Medicine. The following recommendations are basic guidelines developed in part by Traditional Chinese Medicine theories as well as case studies and modern clinical research. As each individual varies in condition, treatment recommendations may vary as well.

On Call IVF Embryo Transfer

In 2003, Fertility and Sterility published a study that found that adding acupuncture treatment to the IVF protocol increased the success rate of implantation. This brought acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) into the consciousness of the fertility community.

What We Treat

Sports Injuries

    Sprains and Strains

    Pain with Exercise

    Broken Bones

    General Muscle Pain

    Tennis Elbow

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Womens Health OBGYN

    Pregnancy Support



    Menstrual irregularities

    Morning sickness


    Post Menstrual Syndrome


    Back and Neck pain

    Sprains and Strains




    Chronic Pain

Emotional Issues

    Stress & Anxiety




Digestive Issues



    Irritable Bowel Syndrome




Respiratory System

    Common Colds



    Asthma / Bronchitis

    Common Colds


    Sore throat



Neurological Disorders

    Migraines & Headaches

    Post-operative Pain



    Post-stroke Paralysis

    Bell's Palsy

General Health Support

    Sleep disturbances

    Blood Pressure

    Immune system support

    Chemotherapy Support

    HIV/AIDS support

    Urological disorders


    MS Support


    ART with Chinese Medicine

    Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

    InVitro Fertilization (IVF)

    IVF Embryo Transfer

    Donor Egg Recipients

    Male Factor

Why Acupuncture?

Some health issues can prove to be more of a challenge than others. When mysterious symptoms lead to diagnostic dead ends, Chinese medicine can often relieve aches and pains by sending electromagnetic signals to the immune system to help the body aid it’s own recovery. Modern clinical studies and published reports provide a new realm of research that presents acupuncture and herbal therapies in a scientific light. These reports are available upon request.
Acupuncture is not like getting a shot, which is what most everyone equates with needles. Much of the discomfort felt from a shot is due to the injection of a liquid substance into the body. Acupuncture needles are as fine as hair (less than 1/4 the thickness of a hypodermic needle). Comparing an acupuncture needle with a hypodermic needle is like comparing a thread to a rope.
Yes. Acupuncture treatments may be used along with other medical care with great advantage. To expedite healing, it has been used for pain control after medical or dental surgeries and procedures . It can also help further strengthen an individual after long-term illness or counteract the side effects of numerous medications. Herbal medicines are dispensed with and should be taken with caution. It is recommended that patients inform and consult with their physician regarding the use of herbal medications.
Yes! Every system of medicine has its own areas in which it has its greatest effectiveness. Acupuncture’s advantage is it’s diagnostic and treatment system that includes a deep understanding of our energetic nature and the impact of energetic imbalance on healing. Diagnosis includes attention to many symptoms that are not always viewed as relevant in Western medicine. Acupuncture’s approach is to treat the whole person, not just the symptoms.
Absolutely! One of the great advantages of acupuncture is the infrequent occurrence of serious side effects, including those from herbs. Needles are one-time disposable type and sterile like any other medical instrument used under meticulous conditions. Treatments can also be adjusted at any time to react to changes in an individuals condition.

About Geina Horton L Ac., Dipl. Ac.

Geina Horton has been Board Certified by the National Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) since 1997 and has been a Licensed Acupuncturist in Colorado since 1998. She established her private practice Insight Acupuncture immediately upon graduating from The Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in June of 1998. She successfully completed and passed the Clean Needle Technique Course given by the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and holds certifications in Herbal Medicine from both the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine as well as the South West Acupuncture College.

Geina holds the honor of being the first licensed Acupuncturist to become credentialed to perform acupuncture in the State of Colorado in the Operating Room at the University of Colorado Hospital. She is a Clinical Faculty Member at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is also a tenured Faculty Member at the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine from where she received her degree.

As a well rounded and classically trained practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, she is skilled in internal medicine and able to address a myriad of symptoms and illnesses. These include the treatment of pain, neurological disorders, respiratory issues, problems with sleep and anxiety, just to name a few.

Womens health is cornerstone in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and working with women of every age affords Geina the expansive experience that provides the insight and ability to address most health problems that women specifically present. In the field of fertility, Geina has over the years, developed her own complementary style of practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine in tandem with Western Medicine's approach to infertility. Treating women who vary greatly in circumstances and choice, she understands the vast sea of assisted reproductive technologies and interfaces them with traditional ways of helping women conceive. She frequently attends embryo transfer procedures providing acupuncture treatments which support the overall goal of successful and full term pregnancies. She is available and on call to provide this treatment for you seven days a week.

As a long time cyclist, her interest in cycling and experience in sports medicine has led her to work as the team acupuncturist for professional bicycling race teams in Boulder and Denver. In 2000 she embarked on a 10 week national racing circuit traveling with a prominent female World and National Cycling Champion working as training coach and Director of Sportif. In 2014 she accompanied the team Doctor in the team car for Team Type 1 Sanofi during portions of the US Pro Challenge which was hosted in Colorado. Back in 2001, Geina rode her own bicycle from Fairbanks, Alaska to Anchorage in five days raising $10,000 for AIDS vaccine research. She has completed the Triple Bypass cycling event riding from Evergreen to Vail in one day and still has a huge network of cyclists that she treats on a regular basis to help them improve and maintain their performance levels.

Geina expresses gratitude to her patients for their continuing support as Insight Acupuncture celebrates an 18 year anniversary, this year, in 2016. With her love for public speaking and teaching, it’s worth mentioning that prior to becoming an Acupuncturist, Geina spent 16 years of in the radio and recording industry. She still loves music and attends concerts but now, on occasion as an Acupuncturist to the Artist pre show. She has hosted satellite radio programs on alternative and complementary medicines and has been a featured guest for television news programs and as an Ignite speaker.

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1301 South Clayton Street

Denver, CO 80210


Call: (303) 715-1573

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