|Personal Bio:||Hilary Plantenberg is a highly experienced, licensed practitioner. She has experience treating professional athletes, patients with low back pain, piriformis syndrome, sciatica, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, chronic pain, common cold, depression, anxiety, insomnia, infertility, and much more. Hilary found her specialty in low back pain and sciatica by witnessing her patients experience dramatic relief and increased range of motion with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She states, "for most of my patients, Acupuncture has been a replacement for opioids and muscle relaxers. My patients are thrilled when they discover Acupuncture as their natural solution for back pain."
Hilary utilizes specialized treatments based on main symptoms and whole body constitution. She is assessment-driven, patient-centered and enthusiastic about helping her clients thrive, by putting into practice a holistic life of healing, health and wellness.
Hilary's lifelong commitment to fitness started at age 8 with a 1st place win in a "fun run." She continued to State in HS Pole Vault & qualified for Nationals in USA Track & Field. Hobbies include volunteering at Habitat for Humanity, wake surfing and making kombucha.
|Licensure:||L.Ac. Licensed Acupuncturist through the NCCAOM National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Licensed by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice.
M.Om Master in Oriental Medicine,
|Education:||M.S. in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Northwestern Health Sciences University.
B.S. in Communication Studies – Saint Cloud State University
|Clinical Experience:||Allina Courage Kenny Transitional Rehabilitation, treating spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury and stroke – Golden Valley. Pillsbury House, treating general ailments – Minneapolis. Pathways, treating general ailments; nausea, fatigue and pain associated with chemotherapy, – Minneapolis. Human Performance Center, treating professional athletes, sports injuries/musculoskeletal – Bloomington. Bloomington Health Clinic, treating common cold, allergies, asthma, anxiety, depression, infertility, low back pain, sciatica, gastro-intestinal sensitivities. De Rusha Clinic, treating acute and chronic pain – Bloomington.|