About the Practitioner

Kimberly Fritz, M.Om., L.Ac.Kimberly Fritz, M.Om., L.Ac., is the founder and lead practitioner of Green Dragon Acupuncture. She earned her Master of Oriental Medicine degree (M.Om.) in 2003 from the Minnesota College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MCAOM) at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN. She holds certifications from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology, and is licensed by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. In 2012, Kimberly accepted a Commissioner position for The Accreditiation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM).

 

Kimberly is married and has four children (24, 22, 17, and 5). Her interests and hobbies include gardening, reading, distance running and fitness. She enjoys traditional cooking and modifying recipes to be allergen free (gluten, casein, corn especially). She is familiar with GF/CF dietary interventions (celiac, autism) and uses Chinese food therapy in clinical practice as well as personal practice. As part of her health regime, she is partial to running, yoga (is a certified yoga instructor) and qigong. Kimberly is also an American Heart Association CPR instructor.

 

Kimberly is available to speak on the topic of Chinese medicine for groups interested in learning more about Traditional Chinese medicine.  Public education is part of the mission of Green Dragon Acupuncture.  She is also available to come on site to teach qigong, demostrate acupuncture and speak on its effects, or speak on Chinese food therapy/dietary principles.

 

"Chinese medicine isn’t just a career choice, it’s my way of life. The fundamental principles lend not only to achieving health, but a balanced, more satisfying way of life. I enjoy practicing, and teaching these fundamentals every day.”

 

(understand the various levels of training for acupuncture)

 

Nhan Trinh, M.Om., L.Ac. is a Traditional Chinese Medical practitioner that has graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences Univesity (NWHSU) in December 2015 with her Master of Oriental Medicine.  She is a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine through NCCAOM.  Nhan also has a Bachelor degree in Chemistry from the U of M and an Associate degree in Massage Therapy from NWHSU.  She is certified through NCBTMB for massage therapy.  Nhan has a strong value on continued education and likes to advance herselt in higher education with the purpose of providing exemplary care to her patients.

 

While Nhan is knowledgeable in all facets of Chinese medicine, she has some extra specialities in Tui Na (Chinese bodywork), Swedish massage, Trigger point massage, Neuormuscular therapy massage etc.

 

Nhan believes quality care requires both effort from the patient and the practitioner.  Only when working together, and meeting the patient where he or she is,  will bring the balance and harmony, as well as success to the treatment.  She likes to help people meet their own realistic needs and lifestyle by utilizing our Traditional Chinese Medicine methods.