As a practitioner, I am a self-motivated, compassionate caregiver with a passion for learning, education, and research. I have a background in herbal medicine as well as a wide experience with natural supplements and nutrition.
Lucas Hedrick originally graduated from Bastyr University with his Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine masters’ degree in 1998, He just recently completed his doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with a focus on pain management. His specialties are pain management as well as orthopedics and sports medicine which he completed his preceptorship with Whitfield Reeves, a world renowned orthopedic and sports medicine practitioner in California. He has also done a multiyear preceptorship in a fertility acupuncture clinic. In his practice he uses acupuncture, cupping, moxa, tuina, guasha, and trigger point therapy.
I have spent the last two years training at Harborview Medical Center in the Pain Medicine department treating patients in an integrative inpatient setting. This program also had a heavy focus on research, research-design as well as pain management. During my education I travelled to California to train with Whitfield Reeves a world renowned sports medicine acupuncture instructor. This was an experience that changed my clinical practice and gave me a high level of skills in treating patients in orthopedics and sports medicine which is my primary clinical interest.
I consider myself an active member of our community and enjoy volunteering my time and energy to help others directly in the homeless population on a regular basis. In my spare time I love to travel, primarily to SE Asia with my daughter to explore and eat all the amazing food.
Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine - Bastyr University, 2018
Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine - Bastyr University, 1998