At Inner Gate Acupuncture, we believe that everyone's healing process is unique. We all want to feel better and live pain free lives, but each of us achieves this differently. We honor these differences and try to approach each patient in a unique way.
All treatments at Inner Gate Acupuncture start with a thorough evaluation in which we listen to your health concern and develop an effective treatment plan to speed the recovery of your condition. We incorporate massage, cupping, guasha and Chinese herbal medicine into your acupuncture treatment when warranted and explain how each addresses your particular condition.
We use massage with our acupuncture treatments
We accept all major medical and motor vehicle insurance
We verify benefits so that you know the cost before treatment
We offer evening and weekend appointments
Practitioners | Acupuncturists
Jerrod Puckett, D.C.
Dr. Jerrod Puckett was born and raised in Southern Oregon. He graduated from Portland State University and then went on to receive his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree along with a Master of Science in Sports Medicine from the University of Western States.
Dr. Puckett has a passion for treating all types of injuries and will tailor his treatments to each patient’s injuries and needs.
Jerrod treats automobile accidents, sports injuries, workplace injuries, repetitive motion injuries, poor posture, herniated discs, sciatica and more.
Dr. Krebsbach is a family practice Naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist practicing in Portland, Oregon. She specializes in bioidentical hormones, thyroid care, digestive health, and autoimmune conditions. Dr. Krebsbach moved to the Pacific Northwest to attend the National University of Natural Medicine. Throughout the six-year Naturopathic and Chinese medicine program, she mentored with doctors specializing in cancer care, women’s health, HIV, and endocrinology.
Karen Lotts L.M.T.
Born and raised in the Midwest, Karen graduated from the University of Iowa in 2005 with a B.A. in journalism and German.
In 2011 she moved to Ashland, Oregon where she attended the Ashland Institute of Massage, graduating in 2013. In 2013 she returned to Portland where she began her journey as a massage therapist.
Karen specializes in neck and shoulder, low back, and gluteal work. She has experience with myofascial release, PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation), and deep tissue. She works slowly with intention and incorporates light stretching and emotional ease into her sessions. She has experience assisting clients in healing from auto and work accidents, strains from repetitive use, and postural imbalances.
In her free time, Karen volunteers as a writer for the Concordia News Association newspaper. Her hobbies include jigsaw puzzles, birding, gluten-free cooking, gardening, dancing to live music, and being in nature.