Dr. Terence McCormick is the inventor of a treatment technique that is the latest advancement in the field of dry needling. It has extensive applications in the practice of naprapathy. He developed this technique throughout his almost 30 year career in manual medicine and brings together many evidence-based approaches to dry needle therapy.
He is the author of the book, Dermatomal Trigger Point Dry Needling: Foundations of Clinical Practice. The book explains the the principles of this technique in bio-medical language based on anatomy, physiology and neurology.
Dr. McCormick graduated with a
pre-medical bachelors degree from William Paterson University. He was
accepted at numerous graduate schools for various medical professions
but instead chose to pursue a career in natural healthcare. During undergraduate studies he was an apprentice at two
acupuncture and therapy clinics in the New York City area where he studied with numerous Asian medicine doctors.
He also graduated from a nationally accredited program of manual
therapy and became a nationally certified therapist working in
various pain, sports injury and natural medicine clinics. He completed his acupuncture and
Asian medicine masters degree in 1996 and doctoral degree in 2008,
both from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine.. He was also an
intern at the International Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese
Medicine Training Program at Nanjing University of Traditional
Chinese Medicine in China where he worked in two integrative
hospitals, treating patients alongside Chinese doctors. Additionally,
he has completed over 3,300 hours of post graduate training in
various areas of natural medicine including cold laser, nutritional
and manual medicine.
Work History and
Dr. McCormick opened his first
manual medicine practice in northern New Jersey in 1989 and his first
acupuncture and Asian medicine practice in Minnesota in 1996 where he
was one of the first licensed acupuncturists in the State. Since then he has practiced around the world including China, Europe, Central and South America. He uses a
combination of Traditional Chinese medicine, dry needling, naturopathy and
naprapathy in his practice to address a wide variety of health
concerns in women, men and children of all ages.
He has special
training in the treatment of:
and labor support
treatment side effects
depression, and insomnia