About Us


About Our Practice, Training, and Practitioners

Dāo Needle Therapy® was developed by Brian Bowen, LAc, CMT, and PAS. He is the founder and owner of Integrative Health Inc., which houses more than 20 healthcare practitioners, including acupuncturists, massage therapists, chiropractors, medical doctors, and nutrition specialists, Brian and the Integrative Health team have performed thousands of treatments on patients with a wide variety of ailments.

Our staff of seasoned practitioners and instructors have years of industry experience. We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all the lives we touch.

Brian Bowen

Nationally certified acupuncturist

Brian is a nationally certified acupuncturist, licensed in the state of Colorado fo racupuncture and medical massage. 

Postural Alignment Specialist. Founder of Integrative Health Inc. Wellness Center, Brian created Dāo Needle Therapy, his own unique acupuncture method that employs a specialized needle and combines traditional Oriental medicine with neuro-fascial techniques.

​After graduating from the Body Therapy Institute in North Carolina and the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Brian continued his studies in traditional Chinese medicine.

During his 19 years in practice, Brian has specialized in musculoskeletal issues, collaborating with osteopaths, chiropractors, and postural alignment specialists. He has studied neuro-muscular therapy, structural integration, myofascial release, and postural alignment, and his high-volume practice affords him the ability to work hands-on with patients to combine different modalities in order to best relieve pain.

M.S.Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®, LAc, CMT, PAS

M.S.Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®, LAc

Tess Yamada

Colorado native

Tess, a Colorado native, received her Master’s Degree from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine where she studied acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.  She is nationally certified by the NCCAOM.

Tess is a supervisor in the student observation program for The Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, where she works with students as they prepare to graduate. 

Tess was originally inspired to pursue Chinese Medicine after experiencing first-hand the benefits of acupuncture and herbal medicine with herself, family, and friends. She has had great success treating a variety of health ailments, as well as helping people maintain an overall healthy lifestyle. Tess believes in treating the body as a whole to achieve optimal wellness. She has a deep appreciation and passion for healing and natural medicine. Tess recently studied with Dr. Yun-tao, MA, PhD, a pioneer and author of Biomedical Acupuncture for Sports and Trauma Rehabilitation: Dry Needling Techniques.

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