ABOUT OUR TEAM

Ackerman Acupuncture & Massage

Professional Acupuncturist
Mike is a licensed acupuncturist by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. He is nationally certified by the National Commission Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). He attended a rigorous four-year program at Northwestern Heath Sciences University in Bloomington, MN where he received a Master’s Degree of Acupuncture and also holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Hamline University.

therapeutic, sport, & pain management acupuncture in minnesota

Mike Ackerman LAc., Dipl. Ac.

Licensed Acupuncturist

Mike Ackerman has clinical experience interning as an acupuncturist at the University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview.  Mike treated post-op surgery patients, oncology patients, organ transplant recipients, and immunocompromised patients. He has experience treating a wide range of acute and chronic conditions such as pain, digestive issues, stress-related issues, insomnia, allergies, asthma, anxiety, and depression.

Mike also worked for the University of Minnesota Physicians and Fairview for 9 years as a patient care coordinator, working closely with patients alongside their care team coordinating their medical care. Mike’s background has given him a  strong understanding for both Eastern and Western medicine. This foundation affords him the ability to provide a more holistic approach to patient care.

Mike specializes in:

  • back pain
  • neck pain
  • acute and chronic pain conditions and syndromes
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • headaches
  • sports injuries/ joint pain
  • pain due to fibromyalgia and other pain conditions and syndromes

When he is not treating patients, Mike enjoys time with friends and family, traveling, hiking, fishing and other outdoor activities, watching movies, and reading.

Lori Brouillette

Lori discover her love for massage and turned her life in a new direction to help others and explore the benefits of massage therapy. In addition to her regular massage certifications, Lori specializes in a craniosacral massage.

Krista Schramm

Krista excels at deep tissue and therapeutic massage. She is a 2015 graduate of St. Paul Collage, is married, and has 2 children. She lives in Dresser, WI with her husband, and is also has a degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. 

Allison Bondhus

Allison loves to explore all types of natural healing. She can do very focused work or general relaxation. She is skilled at deep tissue among several other types of massage.