Maya Crockett, MSTOM, LAc
As a Licensed Acupuncturist & Herbalist, Maya has helped hundreds of people just like you turn around their health and their life by taking action as a team. She realizes that it is not easy to transform a life if one is not willing and ready. If you’re willing and ready to take control of your own health, she will be there for you every step of the way.
Maya is a Diplomat in Oriental Medicine from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Maya is also trained, certified, and licensed in Massage Therapy, Asian Body Works, and MeiZen Cosmetics.
Maya earned a Master’s of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and graduated top of her class. Her comprehensive studies in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, Oriental Medicine Theory, Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmacology, Orthoneuro Evaluation, Pathophysiology, principles in Massage therapy, and Clinical Nutrition has allowed her to gain deeper knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine treatments. In 2018, she is back in school working hard again to earn her doctorate degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM) by the end of the year.
Her extensive expertise in theory and clinical practice was invaluable to understanding and practicing acupuncture. Maya treats a spectrum of issues with a focus on educating, and empowering her clients with the essential tools and skills to be their own advocates in promoting and bettering their overall health. With her prolific background in Eastern and Western medicine, she believes in “finding the root causes” to provide patients the best opportunity to achieve the level of health, happiness and wellness that they deserve.
Maya offers safe, proficient, and effective care using a personalized fusion of acupuncture, herbal therapy, and nutritional counseling for a broad set of ailments. Her passion for serving others comes across in her dynamic, patient manner and her genuine caring for the well-being of others. Clients appreciate Maya’s warmth and kindness as well as the breadth of experience she brings to each individual case.
Born and raised in Osaka, Japan, Maya has lived in several different states in the US, and is a relative newcomer to Texas. She enjoys swimming, yoga, meditation, and cooking (and eating) food from all over the world. She is fluent in English and Japanese, allowing her to better serve the local community of all ages in a variety of conditions.
Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) as effective in treating:
- Chronic and Acute Pain – injuries, headaches, neck and back pain, tendonitis, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia
- Neurological Disorders – post-stroke recovery, Bell’s Palsy & Trigeminal Neuralgia, movement disorders
- Upper Respiratory Disorders – asthma, allergies, bronchitis, sinusitis, sore throat, laryngitis, colds, flu
- Digestive Disorders – irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, constipation, diarrhea, gastritis, heartburn, food allergies, ulcers
- Urinary and Reproductive Disorders – UTIs, menstrual cramps, irregular or heavy periods, infertility, menopausal symptoms
- Immune Function – recurrent infections, supportive treatment of cancer and AIDS patients
- Addictions – nicotine, alcohol, drugs
- Eye and Ear Disorders – Tinnitus, Meniere’s disease
- Depression, Anxiety, and Insomnia
In 1997, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) conducted a scientific review of acupuncture. Through an analysis of random, controlled, clinical trials, the NIH determined that acupuncture effectively:
- releases endorphins within the body (substances that inhibit pain),
- regulates endocrine functions in the body,
- increases circulation, and
- enhances the body’s immune function.