Acupuncturist and Herbalist
MakebaÂ is a Board Certified, Licensed Acupuncturist, and Chinese Herb Expert. She obtained a Master’s Degree in Oriental Medicine from NY College of Health Professions in 2008. She has dedicated much of her professional life advocating universal coverage to include natural healthcare practices for the benefit of every patient suffering disease.
Upon graduating,Â MakebaÂ set sail with Carnival and Princess Cruiselines as a special lecturer on the subject of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Women’s Health. While onboard, she successfully treated passengers and staff members with acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine while spreading awareness about the ancient healing art.
Her treatments include acupuncture, moxabustion, cupping, electric stimulation, auricular therapy, and Asian Bodywork therapies- Tui Na, Amma, Shiatsu, and Thai Yoga Massage.
Along with her clinical workÂ MakebaÂ holds certificates inÂ GlobalÂ Health and ProgramÂ DeliveryÂ as well as SocialÂ Entrepreneurship. Â She’s also shared her knowledge and experience through workshops addressing the health needs of women and people in Black and African-American communities.
TodayÂ MakebaÂ focuses on ensuring that everyone she treats has the best accessÂ toÂ the health benefits of East-Asian Medicine. Â Third Root is happy to welcome her to our family!