High Country Doctor Natural Medicine
Acupuncture Natural Medicine for the entire family in Fort Collins and Cheyenne
About Our Doctor
 
 
 
 
 
  Dr. Terence McCormick, BS, MAcOM, DAOM, NCMT, LAc
   
Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
       Naprapath - Manual Therapist

                                                     
Terence McCormick, DAOM is the first Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in the Northern Front Range with his offices located in Old Town, Fort Collins, CO and Cheyenne, WY.  He provides traditional acupuncture, laser therapy, Oriental medicine, TCM herbal medicine prescriptions and naprapathy (manual medicine) . He has practiced throughout world since 1989, providing care to people of all ages for a wide variety of health and wellness concerns. Dr. McCormick has traveled the county serving as an instructor in the fields of low level laser therapy, acupuncture, naturopathic botanical and manual medicine.  He has practiced on four continents including working as a medical spa acupuncture physician on board a cruise ship in 2010.  He completed multiple cruises in the Mediterranean and Caribbean while practicing and teaching various classes on natural health and healing. 

Dr. McCormick specializes in various Western and Asian styles of acupuncture, non-needle low level laser therapy, laser acupuncture, botanical and Chinese herbal medicine and other natural and naprapathic (manual therapy) modalities.  His practice also has the most extensive Asian herbal medicine dispensary available in the region.

Dr. McCormick has provided tens of thousands of treatments using acupuncture,laser acupuncture, manual medicine and low level laser therapy throughout his over twenty years in professional practice.  Some of his patients have included legendary athletes, famous musicians, television and movie stars.  He specializes and exclusively uses low level laser and herbal therapies to treat a wide variety of pain and injury conditions in both children and adults.  
 
He is a specialist in non-needle laser acupuncture, cold laser, manual therapies and botanical Asian medicine to treat various musculoskeletal and neuromuscular pain in addition to other health conditions. As the area's leading expert in his field, he combines Eastern and Western techniques with a wealth of knowledge and healthcare experience.  Dr. McCormick has been interviewed on various radio and television news programs locally and throughout the country regarding health topics in the field of acupuncture and cold laser therapy.  

Dr. McCormick was a master’s level instructor at two acupuncture and Oriental medicine colleges and was a doctoral fellow at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in pre-med / public health from William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ and holds both a master’s and doctoral degree from OCOM, one of the first accredited programs of its kind in the US.  As a doctoral fellow he completed advanced clinical training at Oregon Health Sciences University's Pain Center.  He has completed internships within acupuncture, herbal medicine and manual therapy wards at two hospitals while completing a post graduate internship at the World Health Organization’s International Acupuncture Training Center at Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Nanjing, China. Additionally, Terence is a graduate of the New Jersey School of Massage - North Jersey Massage Training Center.  He has apprenticed with tuina doctors and worked alongside numerous naprapaths and chiropractors over the past twenty years to hone his skills in manual therapies, injury care and sports medicine.  Additionally, he completed training and certification as a soignier at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.  A soignier is a cycling specific team therapist and aide that works directly with pre and post event care of elite athletes.  Dr. McCormick has served as a professional soignier and trainer for amateur and professional US national cycling champions and internationally competitive teams.

Additionally, Terence has an extensive background as an elite level athlete spanning over twenty years.  He has been a competitive finisher in over one hundred and fifty elite level cycling races throughout New England, the Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountain and Mid-Atlantic regions and has competed in six national championship cycling events. He has raced as a sponsored member of a numerous cycling and triathlon teams for over two decades.  As a triathlete he placed first overall in ten elite sprint triathlons in addition to over over seventy five top ten overall finishes at New York City, Denver, Boston, Austin, Washington D.C., Minneapolis, Seattle and Portland area running races.  

Terence is an avid outdoor enthusiast, trail runner and mountain biker.  He has regularly competed in cycling, running, triathlon and mountain biking events throughout the region.  His practice was an official sponsor of various local triathlon and cycling clubs, helping to support people leading an active healthy lifestyle from from pain and injury. He regularly volunteers his time and talents to help support local events in the community in addition to coaching novice runners, cyclists and endurance athletes.  

Dr. Terence uses his knowledge, skills and experience in sports medicine and natural athletic enhancement to prevent and heal from injuries, maintain longevity and promote peak performance.  He enjoys sharing his therapeutic skills, healing wisdom and experience with patients that are either weekend warriors, fitness conscious individuals or competitive endurance athletes. However he works with a wide variety of health concerns beyond simply sports medicine. He is also a specialist in neurological disorders, shingles treatment, stroke rehabilitation, allergy elimination, migraines, hormone imbalances, sleep disorders, adrenal fatigue, thyroid concerns and more.

 
 
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