Men’s Health Acupuncture Portland

Al Thieme LAc


Al Thieme LAc has a Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (OCOM, 2007) Post Graduate Mentorship in Chinese Medicine (White Pine Inst.; Current) Masters in Electrical Engineering (Univeristy of Virginia) B.A. Economics (University of Virginia)

Al Thieme is the leading male provider for Men’s Health Acupuncture Portland providing acupuncture, herbal medicine, and nutrition to men in Portland and throughout the state of Oregon. Al Thieme LAc studied Chinese Medicine at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. He was one of two recipients of the 2006 national American Specialty Health Scholarship for Acupuncture.

Al has studied Master Tung acupuncture and Tan Acupuncture with Richard Tan and other teachers. He continues to pursue additional learning through post-graduate training in nutrition, herbal medicine, pulse diagnosis, and acupuncture theory. Currently he is completing a post graduate mentorship in Chinese Medicine Diagnosis and Herbal Formulas with a instructor who has 35 years experience in Traditional Medicine (Chinese). Time permitting Al writes grants for alternative health programs such as Quest Center for Integrative Health.

He has a strong connection the natural world through his 10 years as a naturalist educator teaching youth and adults about animal tracking, wilderness survival skills, the language of the birds, and edible/medicinal plants. Additionally, he has served on the board of directors of a number of non-profit organizations.

His first career was as an electrical engineer working on the design of integrated circuitry which now translates to the circuitry of the body and has an easy to understand and matter of fact nature explaining how qi is circulated around the body just as electricity through circuits.

Al now has a clinical focus in men’s health and treats concerns such as Erectile Dysfunction Premature Ejaculation, retro ejaculation, delayed ejaculation, hernia, frequent hesitant urgent urination, sleep disorders, stress anxiety, digestion, headaches, allergies, low libido, high libido, diabetes, high blood pressure.