Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) & Certified Herbalist
Nicole LaFountain is dedicated to first and foremost educating her patients to help them make informed decisions, and empower them as they walk through their wellness journey. Nicole believes in living a balanced lifestyle, one that doesn’t ask for extremes of her patients. Her approach to healthcare is to set up clear attainable goals for the patient and help facilitate those goals through individualized and specific treatment plans. Nicole understands that each individual is unique and therefore each requires different treatments, diets and exercise plans. Therefore, patient and practitioner work together to set clear attainable goals and Nicole helps facilitate those goals through individualized and specific treatment plans.
Born and raised in Chazy, New York, Nicole has worked in multiple medical fields for over 7 years as a licensed massage therapist as well as a physical therapist assistant in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Nicole graduated in 2020 from Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with a Masters of Acupuncture as well as a Masters of Chinese (OM) Medicine. Nicole interned in clinics as well as the VA Hospital in Canandaigua, NY. Having experience working with veterans, the elderly, young athletes and women, Nicole has a passion for treating women’s health and gynecological disorders as well as survivors of stroke and other neurological conditions.
With her background in various fields, Nicole is eager to help her patients find the root cause of their symptoms, and treat the whole of the person rather than just what may be presenting at the surface.
Nicole prides herself on her ability to listen to her patients and provide a warm and inclusive space for them to heal. This is Nicole’s first time living out of New York State and is excited to live in the lowcountry, explore the area and help facilitate the quality of life her patients seek.