David Smart, EAMP

Gentle, Intuitive Acupuncture In Seattle, WA

National Board Certified

Insurance/PIP plans accepted


Intuitive and gentle, Dave’s treatments are individually tailored to maximize the body’s ability for self healing. In addition to acupuncture he incorporates other modalities such as tui na, moxibustion, cupping, and sound healing to provide fully balanced and personalized treatments.

Dave enjoys mountain biking and is an avid paddler, no matter whether it is a canoe, kayak or stand-up board.  He experienced the powerful healing properties of acupuncture years ago while recovering from a shoulder injury, and has been practicing in the Seattle area since 2001.


What can acupuncturists treat?

Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to be effective in the treatment of a wide variety of medical problems. Below are some of the health concerns that acupuncture can effectively treat:

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How are acupuncturists educated?

Today, acupuncturists undertake three to four years of extensive and comprehensive graduate training at nationally certified schools. All acupuncturists must pass a national exam and meet strict guidelines to practice in every state.

How safe is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is extremely safe. It is an all-natural, drug-free therapy, yielding no side effects just feelings of relaxation and well-being. There is little danger of infection from acupuncture needles because they are sterile, used once, and then discarded.