Acupuncture Testimonials

Richard A Connell, DOM – Acupuncturist for pain in Albuquerque

My outstanding professional reputation as an acupuncturist is based upon consistently achieving great results over many years.

Scroll down to see what patients have to say. These are actual and honest testimonials from patients.

  • I have had chronic neck and shoulder pain for over ten years. While I have had temporary relief with chiropractic work, nothing has been permanent.  After two sessions of acupuncture my pain was completely gone and has not returned 2 months later.  I am also having allergy treatments, which also seem to be working very well.  This duo are very friendly Continue Reading...
    Janette
  • Dr Connell has really taken the time to treat my condition. I went in with De Quervains Tenosynovitis. A very painful condition. I have a right hand that I can use again. My thumb pain is so much better after his acupuncture. Thank you Dr Connell. He listens very well to your needs as his patient. A Dr. who cares Continue Reading...
    Theresa
  • I recently went to see Dr. Connell for help with my migraines. I was nervous because I had heard from some of my friends that they weren’t impressed with the acupuncturists that they went to. I was immediately impressed by the professionalism of Dr. Connell’s office, his staff, and himself. Dr. Connell made me feel very comfortable. He asked me Continue Reading...
    Rose
  • I had been suffering from nearly daily migraine headaches for about 6 months; which were having a significant impact on my work and home life. My MD prescribed a medication that mostly took the migraine away, but left me so drowsy and clouded that I could not take it during the day (I nicknamed the medication “my stupid pills”). My Continue Reading...
    Dawn
  • Dr. Rick and Megan, Thank you, again, so much for helping me overcome the pain in my feet! Your acupuncture treatments have brought life back to me and allowed me to carry on a very active lifestyle without pain....
    Rob
  • I had been having severe pain from headaches almost every day for several weeks. I went to see Dr. Connell and had immediate pain relief. I have been to other acupuncture clinics in the past, but never received such an in-depth evaluation. Before giving me my first acupuncture treatment Dr. Connell spent at least 45 min talking to me and Continue Reading...
    Kristen
  • Oriental medicine at its best!  I came to Dr. Connell and Megan as if guided by Spirit. What a delightful team of husband and wife! I was looking for a competent Doctor in Oriental Medicine who would help me recover from a shoulder injury that was causing me great pain and impeding the normal use of my left arm which Continue Reading...
    Arturo
  • Ten years ago I had a blood test done that revealed I had multiple food allergies to common foods, including soy, wheat, sesame, beans, cow’s dairy, chicken, and a variety of nuts. Although I was relieved to discover why I had been so ill, it has been a hard ten years of strict diet. If I deviated even a little Continue Reading...
    Lucille
  • I saw Dr. Connell for hard-to-pinpoint allergies and allergic reactions, and for an allergic reaction to an antibiotic. Simply the best acupuncturist. Don’t even bother with other acupuncturists in town. I’ve had a series of acupuncture and allergy treatments over the last couple of months. Dr. Connell and his wife Megan run a warm, professional and educative practice. He will take Continue Reading...
    Deborah
  • I went to see Dr. Connell for about 3 months in early 2011 for acupuncture for neck pain and back pain.  Dr. Connell and his wife are so caring and very nice people to work with.  He truly cares about making you feel better and getting to the cause of your pain.The office was very nicely decorated, serene and very comfortable. I Continue Reading...
    Don
  • I wanted to try acupuncture for the neck pain I had been experiencing for several months.  Dr. Connell’s manner is wonderful and he is easy to communicate with regarding how the acupuncture treatments are progressing.  Megan was great was very helpful with scheduling the acupuncture appointments. The office experience could not have been better.  Dr. Connell and Megan are very caring people.   Dr. Continue Reading...
    Elizabeth
  • After years of working in the construction industry, my body is now suffering from severe neck pain, shoulder pain and back pain. I’ve been seen by many doctors, been prescribed several pain medications; none which have seem to help. I sought out Dr. Connell in hopes that he would have a solution. Within only four acupuncture treatments I have felt Continue Reading...
    Mike
  • I have gotten the best massages of my life from Megan at Allergy and Pain Solutions. I broke a shoulder and only started making good progress with pain relief after getting massages from her. She has a healing touch and takes the time to provide great pain relief. I had a strong allergic sensitivity to dairy and was unable to Continue Reading...
    Greg
  • In allowing Dr. Rick Connell to use acupuncture to deal with and treat my internal imbalances I have regained my life style and quality of life. Without balance, flexibility and proper blood flow you cannot experience total wellness. Acupuncture lends itself to all three. Dr. Rick conducts himself in a safe and comforting atmosphere. Whether dealing with Megan at the Continue Reading...
    Jane Rae
  • From the moment I stepped in their office back in May, after suffering with neck pain from an injury from an auto accident; I knew that this place is special. I have received the best quality care here from anyone I have seen in a very long time. Dr. Richard Connell is kind, courteous and professional and he takes the Continue Reading...
    Pamela
  • I’ve wanted to try acupuncture for years. I’ve known so many people who have found acupuncture helpful. After two different friends suggested I try Dr Connell, I finally made an appointment. I had high expectation, but even after the first visit, the pain relief exceeded my expectations. I’m still a bit shocked at the noticeable difference in my pain. Even Continue Reading...
    Tracy
  • Dr Richard and Megan are two wonderful people who really care about their patients and will give each person the time they deserve because they truly care about your health. Thanks to my acupuncture and allergy treatments, I can breath again and I am off my steroid, Zicam and Benadryl. My acupuncture treatments have also made it possible for me Continue Reading...
    Kenny
  • I have been suffering from the intense pain of migraine headaches for years now. I recently found Dr Richard Connell browsing through the internet. Thank God I found him!! He has helped me with my headaches and pain and has also let me enjoy strawberries again. At first I was skeptical about this type of treatment, but seriously it has Continue Reading...
    Vanessa
  • Dr. Connell has a level of knowledge and skill related to acupuncture for pain and allergy treatment that I have come to experience as being truly exceptional. And I have experienced the results of his expertise related to both pain and allergies first hand. He helped diagnose and treat allergy issues that others misdiagnosed. I have become a true believer Continue Reading...
    James
  • I have had back pain for 20 years and had given up hope of ever being pain free. I have been back pain free for three weeks now and still cant believe it. Dr Connell’s acupuncture treatments really work....
    Mitch
  • Dr. Connell is an extremely credible Doctor of Oriental Medicine – Acupuncturist. He has conducted a series of acupuncture interventions that have solved my allergy problems. He has a complementary background in alternative medicine that allow him to address a variety of conditions in a thorough professional manner. I have found that his holistic approach complements my approach to fitness, Continue Reading...
    Bill
  • This place really works. I have had acupuncture treatments in the past for allergies and for chronic back pain, but never had long lasting relief. First I was amazed at how through Dr. Connell’s intake was – he spent at least 30 min just asking questions about my symptoms and history before my acupuncture treatment. Second I have never had Continue Reading...
    Dawn
  • Prior to my first acupuncture appointment I was a little concerned about the needles involved, but Richard was very professional walked me through the process, and the acupuncture experience was basically pain free. The results have been amazing, I had gone to the chiropractor many times trying to get the pain issues with my lower back resolved, and it got Continue Reading...
    Josh
  • Dr. Connell has helped me tremendously through acupuncture and NAET allergy elimination treatments to eliminate knee pain, bladder and kidney problems, and sinus issues and allergies. I highly recommend Dr Connell and Allergy & Pain Solutions. To those who have not been able to get relief from other avenues of treatment, don’t wait any longer, try acupuncture and see what Continue Reading...
    Rita
  • “We found Dr. Connell and Megan in an acupuncture and massage therapy practice that emphasizes a caring and committed  approach to their patients. This professional approach and expertise effectively dealt with our allergy and pain issues that we had experienced for too many years.”...
    Bill
  • Dr. Connell has used acupuncture to help me with many issues from knee pain and back pain to bladder and kidney problems. However, most astonishing is the way his acupuncture has helped me with symptoms of menopause. No more hot flashes or sleepless nights. Every time I go to see him I am greeted warmly by Dr. Connell and Megan Continue Reading...
    Rita
  • We brought our 10 year old son to see Dr. Connell on the recommendation of some friends who had children with similar problems who had experienced great results with Dr. Connell. Our son had allergies, and we suspected they were the cause of his ADHD and some other issues that were affecting his behavior and his ability to perform at Continue Reading...
    Lisa
  • I have suffered all my life with allergies, until I met Dr. Rick. Pills and Shots helped my allergies some or not at all never the solution. This is the best I have felt in years!! Nothing has come close to the way I feel after an acupuncture treatment by Dr. Rick!! My wife received a massage from Megan when Continue Reading...
    Bob
  • For 3 years, I’ve been battling allergies with a very sudden & unusual allergic reaction to a wide range of foods. I’ve been to my PCP, an allergy specialist, a nutritionist, and a DOM and no one has been able to help me. After a few weeks with Dr. Connell, my allergy is 90% improved. We are still in the Continue Reading...
    Janis

*This site includes many honest testimonials from real patients of Dr Connell. No guarantee of specific results is implied as results of acupuncture can vary due to many factors.

Richard A Connell, DOM
4600 Montgomery Blvd NE
Building A, Suite 101
Albuquerque, NM 87109
5058720700
Opening Hours
Monday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed