Douglas Wingate has has been in private practice since 2011 in Portland, Oregon and began working in the neurology department of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) hospital in 2018. He specializes in the use of acupuncture and massage in the treatment of neurological conditions in children and adults including acute and chronic pain, stroke rehabilitation, PTSD, concussions, and traumatic brain injuries. He has lectured extensively to practitioners and patients around the world and is a published author of multiple books on the subject. Douglas Wingate finds much reward in offering his patients relief in treating these types of conditions in his work.
In his spare time, Douglas enjoys spending quality time with his child who is an avid roller skater. When he gets time to himself, he is also an artist and enjoys reading, writing, brewing honey wine, live music, and the outdoors.
Healing Brain Injury with Chinese Medical Approaches
Learn to treat symptoms of traumatic and acquired brain injury using Chinese medicinal methods of acupuncture and herbal medicine. Covering both Western and Chinese medicine understandings of the brain, the book provides a thorough exploration of treatment options, including multiple acupuncture systems, Chinese herbal formulas, dietary and orthomolecular recommendations, and standard biomedical approaches.
Many symptoms associated with brain injury can be effectively addressed or reduced using TCM, including chronic headache, fatigue, dizziness, pain, and anxiety among others. The book highlights the special considerations that should be taken when working with people with brain injury, as well as when treating particular subpopulations, including pediatrics and veterans.